Platt. The First Book of Adam and Eve.

Today's free book is The First Book of Adam and Eve by Rutherford Platt (1926). For the table of contents, check at the bottom of this post below the image.

Available at: Project Gutenberg, Internet Archive, Sacred Texts, and LibriVox. There is also a free Kindle ebook.



Table of Contents

Chapter I - The crystal sea, God commands Adam, expelled from Eden, to live in the Cave of Treasures.
Chapter II - Adam and Eve faint when they leave the Garden. God sends His Word to encourage them.
Chapter III - Concerning the promise of the great five and a half days.
Chapter IV - Adam mourns over the changed conditions. Adam and Eve enter the Cave of Treasures.
Chapter V - Eve makes a noble and emotional intercession, taking the blame on herself.
Chapter VI - God's reprimand to Adam and Eve in which he points out how and why they sinned.
Chapter VII - The beasts are appeased.
Chapter VIII - The "Bright Nature" of man is taken away.
Chapter IX - Water from the Tree of Life. Adam and Eve near drowning.
Chapter X - Their bodies need water after they leave the garden.
Chapter XI - A recollection of the glorious days in the Garden.
Chapter XII - How darkness came between Adam and Eve.
Chapter XIII - The fall of Adam. Why night and day were created.
Chapter XIV - The earliest prophesy of the coming of Christ.
Chapter XV - Adam and Eve grieve over the suffering of God to save them from their sins.
Chapter XVI - The first sunrise. Adam and Eve think it is a fire coming to burn them.
Chapter XVII - The Chapter of the Serpent.
Chapter XVIII - The mortal combat with the serpent.
Chapter XIX - Beasts made subject to Adam.
Chapter XX - Adam wishes to protect Eve.
Chapter XXI - Adam and Eve attempt suicide.
Chapter XXII - Adam in a gracious mood.
Chapter XXIII - Adam and Eve strengthen themselves and make the first altar ever built.
Chapter XXIV - A vivid prophecy of the life and death of Christ.
Chapter XXV - God represented as merciful and loving. The establishing of worship.
Chapter XXVI - A beautiful prophecy of eternal life and joy (v. 15). The fall of night.
Chapter XXVII - The second tempting of Adam and Eve. The devil takes on the form of a beguiling light.
Chapter XXVIII - The Devil pretends to lead Adam and Eve to the water to bathe.
Chapter XXIX - God tells Adam of the Devil's purpose. (v. 4).
Chapter XXX - Adam receives the first worldly goods.
Chapter XXXI - They make themselves more comfortable in the Cave of Treasures on the third day.
Chapter XXXII - Adam and Eve go into the water to pray.
Chapter XXXIII - Satan falsely promises the "bright light."
Chapter XXXIV - Adam recalls the creation of Eve. He eloquently appeals for food and drink.
Chapter XXXV - God's reply.
Chapter XXXVI - Figs.
Chapter XXXVII - Forty-three days of penance do not redeem one hour of sin (v. 6).
Chapter XXXVIII - "When 5500 years are fulfilled.…"
Chapter XXXIX - Adam is cautious—but too late.
Chapter XL - The first Human hunger.
Chapter XLI - The first Human thirst.
Chapter XLII - A promise of the Water of Life. The third prophecy of the coming of Christ.
Chapter XLIII - The Devil attempts arson.
Chapter XLIV - The power of fire over man.
Chapter XLV - Why Satan didn't fulfil his promises. Description of hell.
Chapter XLVI - "How many times have I delivered you out of his hand . . ."
Chapter XLVII - The Devil's own Scheming.
Chapter XLVIII - Fifth apparition of Satan to Adam and Eve.
Chapter XLIX - The first prophecy of the Resurrection.
Chapter L - Adam and Eve seek to cover their nakedness.
Chapter LI - "What is his beauty that you should have followed him?"
Chapter LII - Adam and Eve sew the first shirt.
Chapter LIII - The prophecy of the Western Lands and of the great flood.
Chapter LIV - Adam and Eve go exploring.
Chapter LV - The Conflict between God and Satan.
Chapter LVI - A chapter of divine comfort.
Chapter LVII - "Therefore I fell.… "
Chapter LVIII - "About sunset on the 53rd day. . ."
Chapter LIX - Eighth apparition of Satan of Satan to Adam and Eve.
Chapter LX - The Devil appears like an old man. He offers "a place of rest."
Chapter LXI - They begin to follow Satan.
Chapter LXII - Two fruit trees.
Chapter LXIII - The first joy of trees.
Chapter LXIV - Adam and Eve partake of the first earthly food.
Chapter LXV - Adam and Eve acquire digestive organs. Final hope of returning to the Garden is lost.
Chapter LXVI - Adam does his first day's work.
Chapter LXVII - "Then Satan began to lead astray Adam and Eve.…"
Chapter LXVIII - How destruction and trouble is of Satan when he is the master. Adam and Eve establish the custom of worship.
Chapter LXIX - Twelfth apparition of Satan to Adam and Eve, while Adam was praying over the offering on the altar; when Satan beat him.
Chapter LXX - Thirteenth apparition of Satan, to trick Adam into marrying Eve.
Chapter LXXI - Adam is troubled by the thought of marrying Eve.Chapter
Chapter LXXII - Adam's heart is set on fire. Satan appears as beautiful maidens.
Chapter LXXIII - The marriage of Adam and Eve.
Chapter LXXIV - The birth of Cain and Luluwa. Why they received those names.
Chapter LXXV - The family revisits the Cave of Treasures. Birth of Abel and Aklia.
Chapter LXXVI - Cain becomes jealous of Abel because of his sisters.
Chapter LXXVII - Cain, 15 years old, and Abel 12 years old, grow apart.
Chapter LXXVIII - Jealousy overcomes Cain. He makes trouble in the family. How the first murder was planned.
Chapter LXXIX - A wicked plan is carried to a tragic conclusion. Cain is frightened. "Am I my brother's keeper?" The seven punishments. Peace is shattered.

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