How do we reflect the image of God?
Just what is the will of man and is there any hope for him to be better?
Did Adam and Eve really eat forbidden fruit?
What was it like to walk with God?
Just where was the Garden of Eden?
History is filled with an infinite number of tragic stories regarding inequality, chauvinism and abuse towards women around the globe. While many of these accounts are shocking, God was not surprised by any of them.
YHWH was in no way surprised by the fall in the garden.
There are so many mysteries to discover if we slow our pace as we read God’s word. If we approach the Bible with an open mind, assuming nothing, we can learn a lot more.
Recognize that the fact that God rested on the seventh day was not because He was tired. He was foreshadowing all that was to come in sin and death and eternal separation from Himself.