After he (God) drove the man out, he placed on the east side of the Garden of Eden cherubim and a flaming sword flashing back and forth to guard the way to the tree of life.
Adam lay with his wife Eve, and she became pregnant and gave birth to Cain. She said, “With the help of the Lord, I have brought forth a man.” Later she gave birth to his brother Abel.
Divide the class into teams to debate one of the topics below.
Team A (more teams if needed) Team B
Team A believes in angels. Team B doesn't believe in angels.
Team A believes wearing animal skins should be allowed. Team B believes wearing animals skins should be illegal.
Team A believes wearing clothes should be required. Team B believes wearing clothes should be a choice.
Each team takes turns defending their position while the teacher moderates.
Introductory Discussion Questions (for class or groups)
What are you wearing today?
What styles or colors of clothing are your favorite?
Have you ever seen someone driven out of a place? What happened? Examples are people being made to leave sporting events or quiet places.
Have you ever held a newborn baby? How old was the baby?
Listening Blank Fill
The Lord God made coats of skin for ______ and his wife and clothed them.
After he (God) _______ the man out, he placed on the east ______ of the Garden of Eden cherubim and a _________ sword flashing back and forth to guard the _____ to the tree of life.
Adam lay with _____ wife Eve, and she became pregnant and gave _______ to Cain. She said, “With the help of _____ Lord, I have brought forth a man.” Later _____ gave birth to his brother Abel.
Word Bank Fill in the Blank
The Lord God made 1. ( ) of skin for Adam and his wife and clothed them.
After he (God) drove the man out, he placed on the 2. ( ) side of the Garden of Eden cherubim and a 3. ( ) sword flashing back and forth to guard the way to the tree 4. ( ) life.
Adam lay with his 5. ( ) Eve, and she became 6. ( ) and gave birth to Cain. She said, “With the help of 7. ( ) Lord, I have brought forth a man.” Later she gave birth to his brother Abel.
Pair Work Discussion Questions
Do you like animal skin clothing? Why or why not?
Would you eat something in order to live forever?
What kinds of people might not want to live forever?
What comes to mind when you hear the word 'sword'?
What would be bad about being a guard?
Do you believe in angels? If so, what do you think they look like?
Why do you think God did not what man to eat from the tree of life?
How do people guard important things today?
What would be good about being a guard?
What comes to mind when you hear the word 'pregnancy'?
Synonym Matching: cherubim-->angel, guard-->protect, Lord-->God, after-->later, coats-->clothing, placed-->put, wife-->woman, way-->path, pregnant-->expecting.
Listening Blank Fill: Adam, drove, side, flaming, way, his, birth, the, she
Word Bank Fill in the Blank: 1. (c) coats, 2. (a) east, 3. (g) flaming, 4. (f) of, 5. (d) wife, 6. (b) pregnant, 7. (e) the.
Coats 衣服, 外套
Drove him out 把他赶出去了
East side 东边
Flaming sword 火焰的剑
Flashing back and forth 闪光转动?
To guard 把守
Tree of life 生命树
Gave birth 生了
Help of the Lord 耶和华的帮助
Brought forth 带来