It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 23)

Given the physical processes that govern life and are “fixed” (Jer. 33:25), Adam and Eve would have grown old in their physical bodies even if they had not sinned.We can only speculate at this point, but access to the Tree of Life may have been a reward for faithful obedience at the end of their … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 23)

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)