Day 4

Seth, a Son in Adam’s Image

from the The Genealogy of Jesus reading plan

Genesis 3:8-21, Genesis 4:1-16, Genesis 4:25-26, Genesis 5:1-5

BY She Reads Truth

Start each day by reading the passages listed above. Then use the summary and reflection provided here to guide discussion around the daily reading.

Through Adam and Eve, sin entered the world. Adam’s firstborn, Cain, killed his brother Abel and was left to wander the earth. God provided another son, Seth, to Adam and Eve.

Where do you see God active and present in Seth’s story? 

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69 thoughts on "Seth, a Son in Adam’s Image"

  1. Susanna Rountree says:

    God was still providing for Adam and Eve AFTER they sinned. He even protected Cain after he had killed Abel and redeemed his lineage by having Enoch

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  3. Katie Isaac says:

    Though Cain sinned, God protected him in a fatherly way and allowed him to move forward.

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  5. Margaret W says:

    Actually, Eve did accept responsibility for her actions in v. 13 “…and I ate.” She was merely explaining that the serpent had deceived her. Adam was right there with her and didn’t try to set the record straight on what God had said. Many scholars believe that this is why Adam is “blamed” for Original Sin, although it clearly affects all of us..

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