. The Belgic Confession beautifully explains how our merciful God saved our First Parents when He spoke the Proto-Evangelium in their hearing. Yes! God literally spoke the Gospel for the first time in Genesis 3:15. Article 17: Of the Recovery of Fallen Man. We believe that our most gracious God, in his admirable wisdom and goodness, seeing that man had thus thrown himself into temporal and eternal death, and made himself wholly miserable, was pleased to seek and comfort him, when he trembling  fled from his presence, promising him that he would give his Son, who should be made of a woman, to bruise the head of the serpent, and would make him happy.  Genesis 3:8-9, 19; Isaiah 65:1-2  Hebrews 2:14; Genesis 22:18; Isaiah 7:14; John 7:42; 2 Timothy 2:8; Hebrews 7:14; Genesis 3:15; Galatians 4:4 Genesis 3:15 And I will put enmity between thee and the woman, and between thy seed and her seed; it shall bruise thy head, and thou shalt bruise his heel. How can so many Christians not know this? I have met countless "Calvinistic" Baptists (not confessional) who argue against this reformed teaching, for example. .