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.
Was a day during the time of Creation actually 24 hours long? Does the Theory of Relativity come into play here? Discover the different ideas that are out there and then decide.
Science and Religion haven’t always made good friends. Is there any proof of how old our universe really is? Is there evidence all around us? Perhaps the Creation account just might be telling us something.