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Idea Adam And Eve Ate An Apple

Where do we get the idea Adam & Eve ate an apple? As Ann5758 correctly pointed out, regarding Jonah and the fish, "that's not biblical".

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PT 3
Earl if you've ever paid for a family member's parking ticket or worse a speeding ticket, you have had the burden and weight of that son, daughter, drunk uncle's sin transferred to you. You bore it for them even though you were totally righteous in this particular instance.
That's the transfer.
The courts of justice had to be paid by a man. Jesus paid the price, He was mercilessly beaten. He bore the weight of all human sin. He was executed publicly on a tree and He, along with all the weight of guilt, was GROUNDED when He was buried.
Then He rose from the ground and gave believers His spirit and love to make sure you don't carry unneccessary burdens from stupid things you have done in the past.
---Legends on 2/4/10

Pt 4
Earl, I love you and love your question. I'm here to help you and all others. I will bear my fellow man's burdens and properly process(transfer) those burdens to the same ground that my Lord Jesus Christ was buried in.

Lay 'em down!
---Legends on 2/4/10

YES sin is transferable as is righteousness.
Your question is a very good challenge that should be asked and answered with humility. The challenger and challenged mindful that they do not know everything about everything.

Considered your word TRANSFER.
In old days, the burden of heavy weight-loads would be transfered from man to camel, camel to mule, mule to mule, mule to man, man to man, etc, finally man to ground. Today loads are transfered train, plane and ship to truck, truck to truck, truck to man, man to man etc, finally man to ground.
With each transfer, the burden is lifted and removed from the bearer. The final destination of all burdensome weights is DOWN to GROUND.
Happens everyday.
---Legends on 2/4/10

pt 2
By the way this probably should be addressed in a separate blog. Oh well...

Earl, I've done many unspeakable things in my past that were very heavy burdens that I carried for years. I know that you know what I mean when I say the weight of those things were so heavy I could almost feel my feet buckle under me. Mistakes(sins) are weighty burdens that need to be lifted transfered and GROUNDED.

"Gonna lay down my burdens, down by the riva'side...
gonna study war no more." -Old Negro Spiritual

When a friend compassionately listens and comes to my aid when I'm weary, he or she helps me to transfer my burden to the proper place which is DOWN.
---Legends on 2/4/10

Leon,Do you have an answer?Is sin transferable?" Earl, 2/3

I gave you an answer 1/31 & 2/2. :) Seems you're hung up on thinking Paul's writings aren't God-inspired but just his philosophies. That's where you're stalled.

The entire Bible (OT & NT) clearly shows God required a blood sacrifice to pay for our sin, i.e., a lamb without spot or blemish -- JESUS. (Rev. 1:5)

To say we support a philosophy is squirrely Earl. We support the Bible. You're the one who supports philosophy. Therein is your dilemma.
---Leon on 2/4/10

Gen 3:1-6
#1. It wasnt an apple, it was forbidden fruit.
In Latin, the words for 'apple' and for 'evil' are similar in the singular (malus apple, malum evil) and identical in the plural (mala). This may have influenced the apple's becoming interpreted as the biblical 'forbidden fruit'.
#2. Jesus - Propitiation, atoning sacrifice, sin offering, whatever word you want to use means our sins were transferred to him.
1 John 2:1-2
2And he is the propitiation for our sins: and not for ours only, but also for the sins of the whole world.
1 John 4:9-10
10Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins.
Rom 3:24-25
Heb 2:17
---ashle7439 on 2/3/10

Earl, you go on and on about whether sin is transferable. However the basis of the only gospel is that Jesus took upon Himself the sin of the whole world. If you are asking if Jesus, the Creator, can take all sin upon Himself, the obvious, and only answer, is yes.

You are complaining because I make my case from Scripture rather than opinion? Curious!
---Warwick on 2/3/10

Earl, your original question was "For what reason,explain clearly why, did Jesus and to whom did Jesus(need)to (pay a price)?Who did Jesus owe?" A rather confused question don't you think?

This is the type of question I would expect from someone who understands very little of Scripture, especially the gospel. Any Christian should know the answer-that Jesus paid the price for us, as Scripture says in numerous places.

You then asked if sin is transferable. But surely Scripture has already answered this. Therefore the question as to whether sin is transferable has been answered.
---Warwick on 2/3/10

Warwick and Leon,
You ask "come clean".This is a clean question .There is no closed opposed to an 'open up question' you request.Are you unfamiliar with the question and believe it is a trap and gotcha question?
What I am seeing in your posts is that you both quote much in relation to Paul's philosophy but cannot answer a core question related to atonement and then ask why the question is asked.Thats a good one.haha.If it were not then we would be moving right along and not stalling as you do for three days.It rightly appears at this point you both support a phiolosophy you cannot provide definitive enlightenment on.
---earl on 2/3/10

Warwick,I have read your posts but you blanket the board with quotes yet are you disabled to answer this question?Is sin transferable?
This has everything to do with any atonement phiolosophy.
---earl on 2/3/10

Earl, I think Leon is correct. Why not be more open about this, and tell us why you asked such a question.

I am always ready to answer, if I can, but detect a question behind the question.

Come clean!!
---Warwick on 2/3/10

Leon,Do you have an answer?Is sin transferable?
---earl on 2/3/10

Earl: I don't mean you no harm or disrespect, but in short, your argument is serial-squirrely. I'm not so sure you're really looking for the appropriate Bible answer. It seems your search, instead, is for a nut.
---Leon on 2/3/10

Earl God's word says death is the penalty for sin. God made us, owns us and sets the rules. He chose to come as perfect man, to pay His own penalty. This is the only gospel.

Romans 6:23 "for the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ."

1 Corinthians 15:21, 22 "For since death came through a man, the resurrection of the dead comes also through a man. For as in Adam all die, so in Christ will all be made alive."

1 John 2:2 says it very directly "He (Jesus) is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but for the sins of the whole world."
---Warwick on 2/2/10

Warwick and leon,
Again ,is sin transferable?
Will this question recieve a direct response?I doubt it because you both know sin is not transferable thus creating a credibility problem with Paul's atonement phiolosophy.
---earl on 2/2/10

Warwick and Leon ,
What sins do you speak of and whom are they from?How did these sins become so great as to require human death as the standard compensation?Who set this standard to compensate?
Saying that sins are from the world is generic .
---earl on 2/2/10

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Earl: Seems you don't understand, God the Father sent God the Son (Jesus) to pay for our sin. Why? Because no one else could!

The Bible says the sacrifice for sin must be perfect, without spot or blemish. So...

It's not about our sin being transferred to Jesus. It's about Jesus (the perfect Son of God) being willing to take on (put on) our sin as if it were his sin & then suffer the consequence on our behalf. Get it?! :)
---Leon on 2/2/10

Pastor Jim, my question to you was an honest and one that had no agenda or arugment behind it. I was waiting to see if you had something for me to learn today but have not heard from you. What you said was very interesting and it was something I had not heard so I asked how you came to that conclusion? If you cannot answer, that is ok. I will assume there is no such word.
---MarkV. on 2/2/10

Earl, Jesus the Author of life (Acts 3:15), our Creator, chose to become our Redeemer as well. And I am ever thankful for that.

That is His prerogative. Who are we to say He cannot save us?

"He is the atoning sacrifice for our sins, and not only for ours but for the sins of the whole world." 1 John 2:2 .
---Warwick on 2/2/10

Warwick and Leon,
Sin is not transferable -is it?
This being true that sin is not transferable from one to another then Paul's atonement phiolosophy has lost credibility.
---earl on 2/1/10

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Thanks Legends! Yes, I caught & understood your humor. :)
---Leon on 2/1/10

Great answer Leon!
Death was the price that Jesus paid for all humanity! "The wages of sin is death."

Hope you understood the attempt to "jest" earlier after Dolores' blog... forgive if it was foolish.

The fruit or "End Result" from Adam disobeying God... was Death. That's what God told Adam from the beginning.

If this blog is holding a Guess the Non-biblical Literal Fruit Opinion Poll... put me down as guessing Fig... not apple. But thus far I see no Biblical reason to teach any particular product as being the literal Biblical fruit on said tree.
Death is the fruit and Death is the final enemy!
---Legends on 2/1/10

Earl: The debt didn't belong to Jesus. It is belonged to "us" (all of humanity). The Bible, from Genesis to Revelation, is all about Jesus coming to pay for us a sin debt we couldn't have possible paid. As Warwick said, Jesus paid the price (with his death, burial & resurrection) for our sin.
---Leon on 1/31/10

Earl the foundation of the gospel is the reality that Adam went against God's direct command, not to eat from one particular tree, bringing death into the world. 1 Corinthians 15:21, 22 "For since death came through a man, the resurrection of the dead comes also through a man. For as in Adam all die, so in Christ will all be made alive."

Romans 6:23 "for the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ."

Man sinned and the penalty was death. But our Creator, came as man and paid the 'wages of sin,' dying upon the cross, for us. We had the debt and God paid it.

And praise God for that. I hope this answers your question. If not please let me know.
---Warwick on 1/31/10

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Warwick,For what reason,explain clearly why, did Jesus and to whom did Jesus(need)to (pay a price)?Who did Jesus owe?
---earl on 1/31/10

Cluny to some extent I agree with you.

However anyone with such nonBiblical ideas about the foundational book of Scripture is likely to hold nonBiblical ideas about the rest of Scripture, including the gospel. After all the events of the early chapters of Genesis are the foundation of numerous Christian beliefs including the need for Jesus to pay the price for our sin.
---Warwick on 1/30/10

\\ Delores where you spend eternity is your choice however your views of Adam and Eve do not come from Scripture. Think again as your eternal destiny is at stake, if you continue to distort Scripture.\\

Does our eternal destiny depend on what we believe and confess about Adam and Eve?

Or what we believe and confess about Jesus Christ?
---Cluny on 1/30/10

Jim, you mentioned that the word for the serpent in Gen. was Nahash" and gave a definition that it was a brillient angelic being. My question to you is where did you find that definition? I have look at my wordstudy and the word use is "Nachash" and the definition is a hissing creature, a serpent, a snake. The other word "Nachash" a noun is, to hiss, or whisper (a magical spell) or to practice sorcery, or take an omen.
Do you have a perticular wordstudy that I can find what you said? I was taken by what you said since you gave a different reason why Eve was deceived that I never heard before.
---MarkV. on 1/30/10

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Delores where you spend eternity is your choice however your views of Adam and Eve do not come from Scripture. Think again as your eternal destiny is at stake, if you continue to distort Scripture.

Honestly I cannot follow what you are on about: "I am saying Adam and Eve was the Original Colony of the Reproduction of Females from the male rib. This made them Equal Clone Caretakers." ??

---Warwick on 1/30/10

Very good observation & point Cluny. Yes, the "fig" (not an apple) was the first fruit mentioned specifically, by name, in the Bible. I personally think that's significant. Isn't it incredible how we oftentimes read what's plainly written, right before our eyes, & can't figure it out. :)
---Leon on 1/29/10

\\The Apple and the Whale of Jonah were all one of the Many Many errors of the KJV. Also the use of the words Corn and Closet etc.

The Hebrew for Satan used in the Book of Genesis for the Garden of Eden is "Nahash". ... She was right. He was a Churibim
---PASTOR_JIM on 1/9/10\\

Again, Pastor_Jim shows the depth of his erudition.

"Corn" is the British word for "grain". That which USA calls "corn" is known elsewhere as "maize."

Cherubim (which he misspells) is a plural. You cannot have "a cherubim". And were this a cherub, the Hebrew would have used that word.
---Cluny on 1/29/10

The idea that the forbidden fruit is signified by an apple is common in Western Europe and their derived cultures (such as the USA) because it was a common fruit, and also a Latin pun. Apple is MALUM, evil is MALUS/A.

Among Eastern Christians, it's typified by figs, because Adam and Eve tried to cover themselves with fig leaves.
---Cluny on 1/29/10

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I agree, Dolores paints a rather unique cosmo-galactic-techy picture, and makes one feel somewhat like an astro-android from outerspace with ulterior motives, rather then merely a human being tempted to be hungry and eat what they were told not to eat.
---Eloy on 1/29/10

I am saying Adam and Eve was the Original Colony of the Reproduction of Females from the male rib. This made them Equal Clone Caretakers.
It was when they Reproduced Children, that the male and female Children were not Equal, and Killing, Inequality, Inhumanity, all all Evils of Humans to Humans, and All Life on Earth began. They became Unequal Mates and their Children began Generation Birth, Death, and Rebirth Cycles on our Home Planet Earth, and the Killing of Each Other, our Eco System and Ozone Layer began on Earth.
---Dolores on 1/29/10

Just as it was getting interesting, Dolores seems to have flown off in her High-tech flying saucer.
---alan8566_of_uk on 1/29/10

"I can move that Dolores has cleared that up!" Legends, 1/21/10

What?! :/ That was bizzare, I'm off my meds, gobbledygook (gaga: nonsense). You'd have a fruitfully good experience if you got back on the meds immediately Dolores.
---Leon on 1/28/10

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I can move on... now that Dolores has cleared that up!
---Legends on 1/21/10

Delores are you saying that the original males God created were all Adam, and all the females Eve?

If so you are saying that all the Eve's ate the fruit and gave it to all the Adam's. They all had children of the same names and all lived to the same age. All of them had sons named Cain and Abel and every Cain slew every Abel!

Therefore shouldn't 1 Corinthians 15:22 read "For in Adam's all die, so in Christ all will be made alive."

Doesn't make any sense does it?
---Warwick on 1/21/10

Jed: "No one will ever know until they get to heaven"
We can Know today with a High Tech Science translation, Earth was Colonized, and the Female was Cloned from the Male Rib.
Adams were not to Reproduce Body Birth Children with thier Eve Clones. They did Fall to Body Birth Reproduction.
Translated by Humans without High Tech, as eating the Fruit on the Tree of Good and Evil (Reproduction). The Apple was added.
Good Fruit was High Tech Purebred Peace Human Birth, like God/Us Human Clone Humans, and Adam Males. The Evil Fruit, was Heterosexual Adam and Eve Killer Humans.
---Dolores on 1/20/10

Can one plow the sea with oxen? (Amos 6:12)

"does one plow them with oxen?"
There are several hundred errors.
---PASTOR_JIM on 1/12/10

Many errors. They can be found out by a searcher. Searcher finds 2 truths. One that man/translator deceives or deceives self. 2 U can't hide what GOD wants a searcher.

I don't see Amos 6:12 as error. One could plow the boulders/sea with Oxen. Once or make the attempt. Would be useless/fruitless/insane. The Wife/Israel was headed for punishment for insanity of plowing boulders. Hoping to grow/prosper...where there was no chance).
---Trav on 1/20/10

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Warwick, I generally agree with you on the KJV. That was one error I could remember. I had a book on the many errors in this Anglican revision Bible.

One point is that they did not have the DSS or other manscripts which were discovered later. Also there has been quite a bit of refinement and adjustments in the later translations.

I prefer the NASB myself. NIV is fine as well. KJV is a too outdated to be useful both in text and langauge.
---PASTOR_JIM on 1/19/10

Pastor Jim, I am not a KJV only fan but the majority of the translations I looked up agree with the KJV regarding Amos 6:12.

I do agree there are errors in the KJV but mostly because the meaning of words has changed over the centuries. Genesis 1:28 is the first such error I know of. This could be easily rectified but many people appear to worship the book, believing such corrections to be sacrilegious. I cannot see how as such corrections would only bring it into line with the meaning it originally had.
---Warwick on 1/19/10

I've never heard that it was an apple. The Bible simply says "the Fruit of the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil". It may have been a fuit that doesn't even exist today. No one will ever know until they get to heaven and perhaps that will be made known to us.

The type of fruit is pretty irrellevant anyway. The point of the story is mankind's dissobedience to God and the beginning of sin on earth, setting up the scene for Christ's redemption of Mankind.
---Jed on 1/18/10

Often times we can't see the forest because of the trees. God's word is right all by itself. Even though there are many illustrations and metaphores, we must not loose sight of the big picture. It doesn't matter what the name of the fruit was, Nor does it matter what they use to cover themselves with. Whats important is that the readers understand that to disobey God for any reason is deadly to our souls & that you can't cover up any sins from God. Don't fool yourself.
---Dr6745 on 1/17/10

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Remembering that the Holy Spirit is the greatest Teacher (John 16:12-15, I John 2:27), who taught you that the King James Bible was not infallible, the Holy Spirit or man?
---michael_e on 1/12/10

Can one plow the sea with oxen? (Amos 6:12)


"does one plow them with oxen?"

There are several hundred errors.

Nothing to do with "understanding Classic English Language".
---PASTOR_JIM on 1/12/10

You just do not understand the language.
---exzucuh on 1/12/10

You make a statement,back it up. Be specific rabbi exucuh. I'm willing to learn.

Now retention requires witnesses. So two minimum.

Start with Sheep if you like.
Or Israel if you'd rather. Or pick another pet area.
---Trav on 1/12/10

---Trav on 1/11/10 There are no translation errors except where you want them. You just do not understand the language. Old English is not modern English.
---exzucuh on 1/12/10

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The there are no translation errors in the King James Bible ...People who conveniently find errors are gainsayers who discredit the Bible to prove their false doctrines.
---exzucuh on 1/10/10

Well I don't know about there not being "any" errors. But, there are certainly
translations that are incorrect by modern or ancient definition.
The key thing is the witnesses. Prophets. Apostles for instance refer/witness tell us where they gather their statements for clarity of context. If we would only bother to look them up.
Preacher/teachers/ weak shepherds not using these witnesses to witness what they are saying should be checked and double checked. Avoid them.
---Trav on 1/11/10

The KJV was NOT even a Bible and it was NEVER authorized by King James. It was simply a revision of the Anglican Great Bible. Decreed by Queen Elizbeth, it fell to King James who refused to authorzied it. Since it was the 1st Secular based Bible made. It was then revised 7+ times further and finally discarded in 1897.

It remained in the USA because it was readily available. The Brits issued a whole new Bible due to the currupted translation of the KJV.

Today it's a U.S. Icon and even Worshiped by the "KJV Only" cults. Due to the way Yanks get impress with the "THOU and THEE" of classical English. As if it was somekind of Holy language of God. This never impressed the Brits who consider such language as obsolete.
---PASTOR_JIM on 1/11/10

The King James Bible does not say Adam ate an Apple. And the the word whale was translated from the Greek word for whale, Katos, The there are no translation errors in the King James Bible only errors in people that have no Holy Spirit to teach them. People who conveniently find errors are gainsayers who discredit the Bible to prove their false doctrines.
---exzucuh on 1/10/10

The Apple and the Whale of Jonah were all one of the Many Many errors of the KJV. Also the use of the words Corn and Closet etc.

Also, the "Serpent" and Snake charracters are false(again KJV).

The Hebrew for Satan used in the Book of Genesis for the Garden of Eden is "Nahash". It means a very brillant and beautiful angelic being. It explains why Eve was deceived. She thought he was a heavenly vistor of great beauty and power. She was right. He was a Churibim
---PASTOR_JIM on 1/9/10

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The FRUIT(final outcome) of sin is death. Adam and his wife(simply named the ordinary name "woman" at the time INSTEAD OF EVE) ate death. The particular natural food that they ate wasn't important enough to God to mention in the scripture. That's because He knew bloggers and theologians were on the way. (:~0)
-The fruit of those things is DEATH.
-Death's power is sin.
-Jesus tasted death for every man.
-Death is swallowed up in victory.

The fruit from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil is death.

Good and Evil!
Anytime you adulterate "good" with evil... it's evil whether you add something to it or take something away from it... the fruit is DEATH!
---Legends on 1/8/10

Not an actual ciitrus fruit. From the tree that produces the fruit of knowledge of good & evil.
I dont fully understand about what it's saying introduction paragraph, regarding Jonah and the fish, " that's not biblical".
Jonah 1 v 17, a great fish (whale).
---Lawrence on 10/5/09

The apple was they key to our very existance. When Eve first tasted the apple and told Adam to eat it they were to become like God. In turn they were able to "as God" give life using there private parts that they now understood they were naked. This is why they covered themselves and felt unconfortable and exposed. This is also why God made the punishment upon Eve to feel extreme pain while giving birth to a child. This is when God commanded Adam and Eve to leave the Garden and populate the world. And every person brought into this world through them would be guilty of original sin.
---John on 9/23/09

I guess it's from people who pass on stories that they have heard but not read. Somewhere in the dim and distant past someone retold the bible story and, without realising that it was important, changed the word fruit to apple. That word has stuck, but only with people who don't read the bible. Many are quite shocked when they are told what the bible actually says just as some are surprised when they hear that phrases in common use come from the bible e.g. 'the apple of his eye'.Deut. 32:10 & Zech. 2:8.
---Xanthi on 9/21/08

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That Idea came from Song of Solomon and it's
references to apples, But it would be more likely that it would have been a fig tree since God gives men over to their desires and they covered themselves with what they worshiped more than God. Many people cover themselves with what they believe is truth
and deny the covering of the blood.
---exzucuh on 6/16/07

What matters is that Adam and Eve disobeyed God. It does not matter if the fruit in question was an apple or some exotic magical creation found only in the Garded of Eden. They disobeyed God and for that, sin entered the world.
---lorra8574 on 6/16/07

While reading this post it is strange that the reason for Gods IRE was because A&E gave into temptation& DISOBEYED GODS WORD.Need we say more apples & pears have nothing to really do with the transgresion.It was their Pride To be like GOD same as satan.
---Emcee on 6/16/07

As with so many things religious.... tradition. It never ceases to amaze me how many people will take the traditions of a church over the authority of God's Word.
---Bruce5656 on 6/15/07

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--Bob6749: So, your view is FIGurative, not literal? I know, bad joke. Forgive me. I couldn't resist. :-)
---Leon on 8/11/05

I've often heard the fruit was a fig, maybe because of the leaves used by Adam & Eve, maybe because of the way figs are used to portray spiritual truth's on some important scriptural subjects.

I'll take the fig leaves view!
---bob6749_[Elishama] on 8/5/05

Long ago, "apple" was frequently used as a synonym for "fruit" (and not just in English). When you said "apple" you might mean a literal apple, or you might mean just an unspecified fruit. That carries over today in the words pine-apple, horse-apple, earth-apple, and other such words in various languages. People are just misunderstanding what they're really saying.
---Billy on 7/14/05

Because apples are the most common fruit in Northern Europe, artists used apples as the depiction of the fruit.

Some say that because A&E covered themselves with figleaves, the fruit should be symbolized by figs.


There are more important things.
---Jack on 7/14/05

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Willa8985: Are you suggesting there's a correlation between Gen. 3:6 and S.O.S. 2:3?
---Leon on 6/24/05

Song of Solomon 2 v 3
---willa8985 on 6/24/05

Phila, is your blog directed to any other particular blog?
---NVBarbara on 6/23/05

I agree. Regardless of what the fruit was the bottomline is A&E willfully sinned (disobeyed God). The Bible does say they "literally" ate some kind of fruit. I tend to be very careful not to dismiss anything contained in the Bible as immaterial if God says it matters.

Sorry Fronie. I didn't mean to mislead you. I was just referencing a previous blog. Of course the Biblical account of real & relevant to our understanding of God's word.
---Leon on 6/21/05

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A child's heart/faith is needed to appreciate the Bible's stories/events. When you analyze the Holy Writ using adult reasoning, God is reduced to man's level. An Infinite God of the Impossible does not explain everything (or He would cease being Infinite). The Divine Author has reasons that reason will never understand. Faith works through Love, not science.
---phila4543 on 6/21/05

Bruce, your blog brings up a pet peeve of mine concerning the Ark. Even children are taught a song about Noah bringing in the animals 'Two by Two' in many Sunday schools. Many adults don't bother to read how many of each animal was onboard the Ark!
I'm not telling, any of you who don't know need to read your bible!
---NVBarbara on 6/21/05

My educated guess would be the lump in mens throats is called, "Adam's apple"; or finding a worm in the apple you just bit into could cause death; else the fairy tale of sleeping beauty who ate the witches poison apple and fell asleep, when the prince kissed her she woke up. Anyhow, the forbidden fruit was the red sour grape. "The fathers have eaten sour grapes and the childrens teeth are set on edge." Jeremiah 31:29-34; Ezekiel 18:1-4.
---Eloy on 6/21/05

Are we in danger of thinking that every word of the Bible has to be literally factual in our terms? Does it matter if they ate an actual fruit, or just sought and found out more knowledge than God? wanted them to have?
---Alan_of_U.K. on 6/21/05

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The apple is only a representation of the fruit from the tree of knowledge of good and evil. Eating from the tree was the sin...not the kind of fruit it bore. And where did anyone get the idea that Jonah and the fish 'isn't bibical'. It's even mentioned by Jesus!!!!!!!!!!!
---Fronie on 6/20/05

simple the old artists from the 15th and 16th century painted the tree of knowledge of good and evils fruit looking like apples they were big and red.
they looked like big apples so henceforth adam and eve ate apples.
---willow on 6/20/05

No an Apple is NOT biblical. The bible says they ate from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. No apple involved that we know of.
---NVBarbara on 6/20/05

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