Sketches of Sermons
And to Adam he said, Because you have listened to the voice of your wife, and have eaten of the tree, of which I commanded you, saying…
I. THE FRAILTY OF OUR NATURE. This may be inferred from —
1. Its origin: dust.
2. Its liability to injury.
3. Its tendency to dissolution.
II. THE CERTAINTY OF OUR END.
1. We are born to die.
2. The perpetual exit of mortals confirms this.
3. God has decreed and declared it.
III. THE GREAT BUSINESS OF LIFE.
1. To know and serve God.
2. To seek and obtain salvation.
3. We should always be living in reference to death and eternity.
(Sketches of Sermons.)
Parallel VersesKJV: And unto Adam he said, Because thou hast hearkened unto the voice of thy wife, and hast eaten of the tree, of which I commanded thee, saying, Thou shalt not eat of it: cursed is the ground for thy sake; in sorrow shalt thou eat of it all the days of thy life;
WEB: To Adam he said, "Because you have listened to your wife's voice, and have eaten of the tree, of which I commanded you, saying, 'You shall not eat of it,' cursed is the ground for your sake. In toil you will eat of it all the days of your life.