Wednesday, January 12, 2011


Adam and Eve was created and has been assigned to rule and reigns as "god" on the earth, everything was submitted to them, they had all power over all creation.  God also imparted to mankind something that no other creation had : the will, the power of choice, thing that the Angels do not have. The angels was in that way , lower than Man.
God Precisely though gave two important commands to Adam :

16And the LORD God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat:
 17But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.

God has a very good reason to give such an advice, while we can argue that GOD should not have given the advice in the beginning, or why would he not want us to know about good and evil, the more important thing here, is that GOD wanted man to SUBMIT himself to HIM.  
Until the serpent came along , Adam was doing quite good in respecting that, until one day, the serpent addressed Eve, the companion of Adam :
(Genesis 3, 1-10)

 1Now the serpent was more subtil than any beast of the field which the LORD God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of every tree of the garden?
 2And the woman said unto the serpent, We may eat of the fruit of the trees of the garden:
 3But of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die.
 4And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die:
 5For God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as gods, knowing good and evil.
 6And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was pleasant to the eyes, and a tree to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat, and gave also unto her husband with her; and he did eat.

There enter the LIE, the cause of man's fall, the cause of our separation from GOD. but the serpent was very subtle indeed, he caused Eve to think about that, and tried to show the pleasure that the fruit could provide, this is what tempted Eve, the immediate pleasure that could be derived from it, not the consequences. 

Furthermore, notice the YE SHALL BE AS GODS !!! very strong affirmation, the lie that human CAN be like GOD , this is a very big LIE, we cannot be GODs . if you pay careful attention today, you will notice the same lie coming in, I will talk about this later, for now let's concentrate on the LIE being told.
This LIE, Eve believed in that, the way the serpent explained things, got her thinking she was right in eating  the fruit, so did Adam, who thought it wise that eating the forbidden fruit was okay.
I am keeping this as simple as possible so we can understand the important points.

1.GOD allow eating from every tree EXCEPT the fruit of knowledge (to be noted that there was the fruit of life also which Adam and Eve were allowed to eat from, the same tree that we read again in the Revelations )
2. The Serpent convince Eve that they can eat from the Fruit and that they can come like GOD
3. Eve believe in the serpent and eat from the fruit.
4. Adam also eat from the fruit and they suddenly "understand"
5. Adam and Eve are cast out from the Garden of Eden.

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