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Pamphlet #6223 Genesis KC 9-1

"Remind me sometime and I'll tell you what really happened in the garden".

I often say to friends and acquaintances when the opportunity presents itself,
when perhaps the subject of church or the Bible comes up,
"Remind me sometime and I'll tell you what really happened in the garden".

It always provokes curiosity,
and it seems that the interest in that type of scandal is ageless,
if you know what I mean. In any event,
many have been driven into studying the Word of God when the traditions of men have been exposed.

The truth of the seduction in the garden, has been covered up,
hidden by the cloak of the "fig" apron,
and has been replaced with fairy tales about "apples" and "upright snakes".

When will our Christian churches wake up?
When it's too late! I'm afraid.

Satan has succeeded in deceiving those who read into taking the words which are written as literal
"to the letter" instead of seeing the "truth" contained in that which is figurative and symbolic.

He tried that "trick" on Jesus Christ Himself,
when he tempted Him in the wilderness by quoting (misquoting) the Word of God,
implying the literal letter (read Mat. 4:1-11).

Christ didn't "buy it" and neither should you.

In as much as the flower of the fig is hidden within its casing,
it is the very reason that the word "fig" is still used to symbolize something that is "hidden" from view.

 If you would like a real education about the word "fig",
go to the library or obtain an unabridged Webster's Dictionary,
look up the word "fig", and read all of the various definitions.

I'll quote just two of the many definitions of this "f" word from that source:

Webster's New Twentieth Century Unabridged Dictionary:

A fig for; a phrase shortened from "I don't care a fig for," expressing the speakers contempt for the object or person mentioned.

fig, v.t. 1. To insult with ficos or contemptuous motions of the fingers. 2. To put, as something useless, into one's head.

Whether you check it out or not, know this:
The traditions of men qualify as "something useless" in one's head.

See pamphlets
#1031 The Good Figs of Judah   The end of this earth age may be as near as 2020.   [It all depends on the Lord's definition of a generation.]
#2531 So if it "feels good", DO IT! And Eve took hold of the tree (asherah) and "Did it"!
#6221  In Matthew 13, Christ spoke several parables. Do you know why He spoke in parables?

Enough said
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