Though Adam and Eve had it really good in the beautiful garden the LORD God placed them in, an evil being disguised as a snake convinced them that they didn’t have it good enough. According to the snake, God was holding out on them. If they would only eat from the one forbidden tree, they could become as powerful and wise as their Creator. Our first parents swallowed the lie and ate the fruit. While their disobedience devastated the creation the LORD God had made so good, it did not change his plans for his image bearers. Though the path to redemption would be long and difficult, rebellion could not and would not have the final word.
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