The First Book of Adam and Eve
The First Book of Adam and Eve
The crystal sea, God commands Adam, expelled from Eden, to live in the Cave of Treasures.
Adam and Eve faint when they leave the Garden.
Concerning the promise of the great five and a half days.
Adam mourns over the changed conditions. Adam and Eve enter the Cave of Treasures.
Eve makes a noble and emotional intercession, taking the blame on herself.
God's reprimand to Adam and Eve in which he points out how and why they sinned.
The beasts are appeased.
Water from the Tree of Life. Adam and Eve near drowning.
Their bodies need water after they leave the garden.
A recollection of the glorious days in the Garden.
How darkness came between Adam and Eve.
The fall of Adam.
The earliest prophesy of the coming of Christ.
Adam and Eve grieve over the suffering of God to save them from their sins.
The first sunrise. Adam and Eve think it is a fire coming to burn them.
The Chapter of the Serpent.
The mortal combat with the serpent.
Beasts made subject to Adam.
Adam wishes to protect Eve.
Adam and Eve attempt suicide.
Adam in a gracious mood.
Adam and Eve strengthen themselves and make the first altar ever built.
A vivid prophecy of the life and death of Christ.
God represented as merciful and loving. The establishing of worship.
A beautiful prophecy of eternal life and joy (v. 15). The fall of night.
The second tempting of Adam and Eve. The devil takes on the form of a beguiling light.
The Devil pretends to lead Adam and Eve to the water to bathe.
God tells Adam of the Devil's purpose.
Adam receives the first worldly goods.
They make themselves more comfortable in the Cave of Treasures on the third day.
Adam and Eve go into the water to pray.
Satan falsely promises the "bright light."
Adam recalls the creation of Eve. He eloquently appeals for food and drink.
"When 5500 years are fulfilled.…"
Adam is cautious—but too late.
The first Human hunger.
The first Human thirst.
A promise of the Water of Life. The third prophecy of the coming of Christ.
The Devil attempts arson.
The power of fire over man.
Why Satan didn't fulfill his promises. Description of hell.
"How many times have I delivered you out of his hand . . ."
The Devil's own Scheming.
Fifth apparition of Satan to Adam and Eve.
The first prophecy of the Resurrection.
Adam and Eve seek to cover their nakedness.
"What is his beauty that you should have followed him?"
Adam and Eve sew the first shirt.
The prophecy of the Western Lands and of the great flood.
Adam and Eve go exploring.
The Conflict between God and Satan.
A chapter of divine comfort.
"Therefore I fell.… "
"About sunset on the 53rd day. . ."
Eighth apparition of Satan of Satan to Adam and Eve.
The Devil appears like an old man. He offers "a place of rest."
They begin to follow Satan.
Two fruit trees.
The first joy of trees.
Adam and Eve partake of the first earthly food.
Adam and Eve acquire digestive organs. Final hope of returning to the Garden is lost.
Adam does his first day's work.
"Then Satan began to lead astray Adam and Eve.…"
How destruction and trouble is of Satan when he is the master. Adam and Eve establish the custom of worship.
Twelfth apparition of Satan to Adam and Eve.
Thirteenth apparition of Satan, to trick Adam into marrying Eve.
Adam is troubled by the thought of marrying Eve.
Adam's heart is set on fire. Satan appears as beautiful maidens.
The marriage of Adam and Eve.
The birth of Cain and Luluwa. Why they received those names.
The family revisits the Cave of Treasures. Birth of Abel and Aklia.
Cain becomes jealous of Abel because of his sisters.
Cain, 15 years old, and Abel 12 years old, grow apart.
Jealousy overcomes Cain. He makes trouble in the family. How the first murder was planned.
A wicked plan is carried to a tragic conclusion. Cain is frightened. "Am I my brother's keeper?"
The seven punishments.
Peace is shattered.
- Platt, March 2013
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