The serpent tempted Eve to eat the forbidden fruit, and Adam followed suit. God was angry at their disobedience and threw them out of the Garden of Eden. Christians believe that Adam and Eve, and their descendants, were tainted with this "original sin". Only the coming of Jesus Christ would eventually offer humankind a way of escaping sin and achieving everlasting life with God.
The dove brought Noah a leaf to show that the flood waters were going down
Mosaic of Noah and his family in the ark
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