Bible Study 6-11-19
This entire discourse was initiated by satan in order to gain access into the psyche.
V. 5 – Power Of Suggestion
1.) The suggestion of Spiritual Inadequacy (eyes shall be opened) – Acts 26:18
2.) The suggestion Sensual Knowledge/Perception (knowing good & evil) (satan needed entry points into the body, and the senses are entry points)
- all satan needed was for her to engage in one of his suggestions (once we engage a suggestion of satan, we create an opportunity for his entrance
– Eve was spiritually coherent already, but the serpent utilizes the power of suggestion, and introduces Intellectual Coherence to her
V. 6 – A PERCEIVED LACK CAN TRIGGER AN UNGOVERNED DESIRE (she thought she lacked spiritual sight because of the suggestion of satan, and that perceived lack caused her to look at things differently and with different intent (expound on how
UNGOVERNED DESIRES PRODUCE UNGOVERNED ACTIONS (give examples) THAT LOOKS LIKE EATING FRUIT FROM UNAUTHORIZED SOURCES (tree of knowledge of good and evil).
V. 7 – She ate the fruit for wisdom, and they ended up THINKING that they were inadequate/insufficient (expound) which produced INSECURITY
**** Encounters with satan will have you believing that something is wrong with the way God originally presented you to the earth.
They tried to cover up with the intention of hiding (expound on how our excuses are really just us trying to cover up what inadequacies/insufficiencies & insecurities)