This article is part of the 10 Things You Should Know series. Eden was bright and beautiful, and we tend to think of it in terms of perfection. But rather than thinking of Eden in terms of perfection, we should think of it in terms of potential. It was unsullied but incomplete.
Adam and Eve; Satan and Lucifer - Angels in the Garden
Adam and Eve Everywhere
A growing movement in this country is spewing out virulent hatred against certain ethnic and racial groups-particularly the Jews claiming that they are the lineal descendants of the serpentine creature who appeared to Eve in the Garden of Eden. Perhaps you have heard of this "seedline" teaching. It's shocking but true! There are "ministers" right here in the United States of America and Canada who hold high the banner bearing the name of Jesus Christ, and, at the same time, propagate a venomous doctrine of hatred not unlike the one espoused by Adolph Hitler and his band of hate-mongering madmen! The Jew, they say, is the spiteful enemy of all that is good, right, decent, and Christian. Many of these preachers claim that the Jews of today are descendants of Cain, who they say was the "bastard son" born to a direct union between the "serpent" Satan, or Lucifer and Eve. This belief is called the doctrine of the "serpent's seed," often called "two seedlines" or "seed of Satan.
10 Things You Should Know about the Garden of Eden
Although he is less dogmatic about it, he also suggests that Cain and Eve may have had an incestuous relationship. Observe that Cain and Abel are twins with no conception between Cain and Abel. For many years, the Roman Catholic Church taught the original sin was adultery. We do not teach that, but if you check the references given in the margins, you will see that it is strongly implied. Ruckman, Peter.
Some forums can only be seen by registered members. Someone expained this to me the other day and it does make sense The bible never says that Adam and Eve ate an apple , it says they tasted fruit from the tree of knowledge-good and evil. God has used the word " trees " symbolically in the scriptures before to mean people both good and bad. It was not an evil apple that caused sin on mankind for generations.