Adam and Eve questions

  1. Question: Is it good for man to be alone?
    • Answer : According to Genesis 2:15, it was not good for Adam. God made a helper suitable for him.
  2. Question: Was work a consequence of sin?
    • Answer: According to Genesis 2:15, no. Adam was put in the garden of Eden to work it and take care of it.
  3. Question: Was Adam created in the garden of Eden?
    • Answer: According to Genesis 2:8-15, no, Adam was made outside the garden of Eden, but God put him in the garden of Eden.
  4. Question: Was Eve put in the garden of Eden?
    • Answer: According to Genesis 2:18-24, No. She was made in the garden of Eden, after Adam was placed there.
  5. Question: Why is there marriage?
    • Answer: According to Genesis 2:18-24, It is not good for man to be alone, so God made a helper specifically for him, from him. For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and they will become one flesh.
  6. Question: Why is there suffering and death in the world?
    • Answer from Genesis 3:1-20: man (and woman) sinned. This is backed up by Romans 5:12, which says, “Therefore, just as sin entered the worldthrough one man, and death through sin, and in this way death came to all men, because all sinned”
  7. Question: Why is work hard?
    • Answer: According to Genesis 3:17-19, its because Adam listened to his wife and did what he had been told by God not to do.
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