The Homiletic Review
Now the serpent was more subtle than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said to the woman, Yes, has God said…
I. THE PROCESS OF TEMPTATION AND FALL.
1. The first step towards ruin was, and is, willingness to parley with the tempter.
3. Change of opinion regarding the expediency or morality of the sin.
4. The overt act of sin.
II. THE TRAIN OF CONSEQUENCES.
1. The tempted becomes at once a tempter of others.
2. Knowledge of sin works shame.
3. Knowledge of sin makes one especially afraid of God.
4. Sin brings the sentence of Divine displeasure.
III. THE INTERVENTION OF DIVINE GRACE.
(The Homiletic Review.)
Parallel VersesKJV: Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?