You may surely eat of tree of the garden, but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it you shall surely die. (Genesis 2:16-17) One little command. How hard could that possibly be? Look, here’s a beautiful garden full of…Continue reading God Set Us Up! Why Give a Command He Knew They Would Reject?
A while back, I asked my daughter about the Garden of Eden. She’s only 10, but she’s heard that story many times. And I wanted to see what she’d understood from the story. She got the “sin” and “consequences” part just fine. But when I pressed a bit further, things didn’t exactly go as expected.