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12/12/12 – “Tying up Loose Ends of Genesis 1-11” IX – Adam’s Vocabulary?



The Chronological Method of Bible Study

“The Creation Stage”


Tuesday in the Truth

December 11, 2012


Tying up the Loose Ends of Genesis 1 – 11, IX

(Adam’s Vocabulary?)


Wednesday in the Word

December 12, 2012

Tying up the Loose Ends of Genesis 1 – 11, IX

(Adam’s Vocabulary?)



  1. Time was created for man.  God operates in the realm of eternity.
  2. Our eternal disposition (heaven or hell) is predicated on the choices and decisions made in the earth.  More succinctly positioned, our eternal disposition is determined by how we prioritized our time on earth.
  3. Ephesians 1:3-5
    1. In eternity, God made arrangements to bless the believer.  We must release faith to receive what God and Jesus prepared before time.
  4. Ecclesiastes 3:1
    1. To release daily provisions implies that God has already appropriated a supply for your life in eternity past.  (Scripture reference –  St. Matthew 6:9-11)
    2. Your confessions move you closer to your season or the time that God has appointed.
  5. Galatians 4:1
    1. God cannot release your inheritance until you have proven to be a mature believer.
    2. Seasons, time and purposes depict your level of maturity.
  6. Jesus lived out the prepared way that God finished before the world began.  He learned His script and walked according to the predestined plan of the Father.
    1. David writes the exact words of Jesus in:
      1. Psalm 22:1 (Scripture reference – St. Matthew 27:46)
      2. Psalm 22:7-8
      3. Psalm 22:18 (Scripture reference – St.  John 19:23-24)


  1. The curse of the law
    1. Genesis 2:16-19
      1. The tree represented both the blessing and its reciprocal, the curse.  From this tree, your choice will either connect you to the blessing or the curse.
    2. Genesis 3:17-19
      1. The curse was a result of man’s choice to disobey God.
    3. The curse of the law (God’s command to not eat of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil) is fourfold:
      1. Sickness
      2. Disease
      3. Poverty
      4. Death
    4. Deuteronomy 28, written by Moses by the inspiration of God, is a behind the scenes knowledge of what God was saying to Adam and what Adam was supposed to experience.
      1. Deuteronomy 28:1-14 depicts the blessing
      2. Deuteronomy 28: 15-68 depicts the curse of the law and its functions.


  1.          I.            Adam’s vocabulary?
    1. Genesis 2:19
      1. Adam named over 14,600 species of animals with no formal education or training.
      2. Because Adam had the mind of God, he was in sync with the blessing.
      3. Yet with such an extensive vocabulary, there were seven words Adam was never supposed to have knowledge of, understand or experience.   Adam was protected from the effects of these words in the blessing but His disobedience placed him on the path of the curse.
  2. Seven words brought about by Adam but reversed by Jesus:
    1. Death (Genesis  2:17)
      1. Even with a curse on Adam, he lived 930 years.
      2. St. John 11:25
        1. Death has no more power over a believer.
        2. The believer will never die.  This physical body may deteriorate but the real you will immediately be in the presence of the Lord.
    2. Naked (Genesis 3:7)
      1. Adam lost the glory of God when he disobeyed.  Glory and honor were the covering or clothing of man.
      2. St. John 19:23-24
        1. Jesus nakedness on the cross was the substitution for our nakedness that was lost in Adam.
        2. Jesus restored man’s honor and glory.

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