I definitely could relate to this..and I’m glad this was written.
When Adam and Eve decided to do things their own way, they left the Garden where God had provided and protected. I don’t think they believed they would die, but the life they lived was certainly gone. I think they thought they could have both God’s blessing and their own will. But the Lord had warned them and they listened to the lie of the serpent and they chose poorly.
God called the tree “the knowledge of good and evil.” That has puzzled people for a long time. What does it mean to know evil? I would suggest that it means they knew evil intimately. They lived in it. They explored it. They wrestled and played and embraced with it. Just as they had lived immersed in good, they now found their existence immersed in evil.
And many of them turned their hearts and thoughts away from…
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