Adam Was a Hermaphrodite
Dear Brother Ron
My sister has always gravitated to churches where they are always dissecting the Bible. I remember back in the 90's, she said that the worldwide web was the devil's workshop and the WWW was the mark of the beast. The latest she has shared is that Adam was a hermaphrodite. Now first of all, where in the Bible does it say this? She used the scripture Genesis 1:27: "So God created man in His own image. In the image of God created He them. Male and female created He them."
So I asked her to look at the next verse, Genesis 1:28: "And God blessed them and said unto them, 'Be fruitful and multiply and replenish the earth and subdue it and have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the fowl of the air and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.'"
If this was the case, was God telling Adam to be fruitful and multiply with himself? No.
First of all, you will notice the scripture does not say male and/or female created He them. Second, the scripture says "created He them" not him. He created two creatures, male and female, not one androgynous being. Your sister needs to bone up on both her grammar and her theology.
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