Theo 104 Reflection Paper

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Maurice Orlando Anderson Reflection Paper 2 THEO 104 38B JULY 2, 2013 Introduction: As I sit back and think about what topics to write about I realize while taking this course I have learned a lot of things about my Christian faith and certain principles that I would like to address. The two topics I would like to address would be Temptation, Teaching/Instruction. I will try my best to sum up these two topics to the best of my ability. I have been tempted to do many things throughout my life hanging with the wrong people but by the grace of God He pulled me through all my trials and tribulations. Section One- Temptation Theological Definition: Our Lord was in this way tempted in the wilderness. It was not self-sought. It was submitted…show more content…
Then Satan came a long and convinced Eve and Adam to disobey God by eating the fruit from the tree of knowledge. This was the beginning of sin, and what I believe, was the period, that became known as, the Fall of Man. Biblical Foundation: As described in Genesis 1:1-31, God is the creator of all living things, plants, animals and humans. God created Adam from dust and Eve was created from Adam’s rib, both were created in God’s image. God made the Garden of Eden a place where all of Adams and Eves desire for sustaining life could be met. God’s only restriction for Adam and Eve was not to eat from the tree of knowledge of good and evil. (Genesis 2-17). Eve was approached by a serpent that had persuaded her to eat the fruit from the tree that God told them not to. Then Eve talked Adam into eating the fruit from that same tree. After eating the fruit from the tree, both Adam and Eve began to view the world in a different way. When God became aware of what had happened with Adam and Eve, God forbade them from returning to the Garden of Eden. This was the beginning of the Fall of Man. (Genesis

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