It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 21)

The Tree of Life is also present in the Garden of Eden (Gen. 2:9). The result of taking fruit would be to “live forever” (Gen. 3:22). Given what had just happened, if man took from that fruit and lived forever, he would be in a constant state of rebellion against God.Therefore, the man and the … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 21)

It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 18)

Change was again introduced into the world. The act of Eve and Adam in violation of God’s command brought sin into the world.We have to return to the definitions of sin that we introduced earlier. Sin refers to “violating of the law of God,” “breaking covenant with God,” and “willful and prideful rebellion against God.” … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 18)

It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 12)

We must ask ourselves what is sin?In the Bible, sin takes the meaning of “violating of the law of God,” “breaking covenant with God,” and “willful and prideful rebellion against God.” Can an animal violate God’s law? Can an animal break the covenant made with God? Does an animal engage in prideful rebellion against God? … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 12)