Catechism for Converting Paedocommunionists

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Q. 8.   Did He tell them to eat of the fruit of the tree of life in the garden of Eden? A. 8.   He did not forbid it to those adults, yet they never ate of it when in Eden.

Q. 9.   Why did they then not eat that fruit at that time? A. 9.   Because they fell into sin before eating of it, and were then expelled from Eden.

Q. 10.   So that their children, as children, could not eat of the fruit of that tree in Eden? A. 10.   Yes; God told Adam man would only later leave his parents and cleave to his wife.

Q. 11.   Adam’s children were then born outside of Eden, and only after the fall? A. 11.   Yes; it was only "in process of time" that Cain and Abel brought God sacrifices.