On yesterday’s “Pray In Jesus Name” program, “Dr. Chaps” Gordon Klingenschmitt responded to those “pot hippies” who cite Genesis 1:29 to argue that marijuana should be legal because God has “given you every herb bearing seed” for human use and consumption by floating his theory that the “forbidden fruit” eaten by Adam and Even in the garden was not an apple, but actually pot!
“There are certain weeds in the garden, even in the Garden of Eden, that were forbidden by God,” Klingenschmitt said, saying that the Bible never uses the word “apple” to describe just what it was that Adam and Eve ate but “the Bible does use the word ‘forbidden weed.'”
“So here’s my hypothesis,” Klingenschmitt said, beginning to laugh as apparently even he realized the ridiculousness of what he was saying, “maybe it was marijuana! … How do you know that the serpent didn’t give pot to Eve and say ‘go ahead, and the day that you eat this, you’re not going to die.’ The fact is, you are going to die”: