What Is the Fruit of Knowledge of Good and Evil

The Fall

1Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God really say, ‘You must not eat from any tree in the garden’?”

2The woman said to the serpent, “We may eat fruit from the trees in the garden, 3but God did say, ‘You must not eat fruit from the tree that is in the middle of the garden, and you must not touch it, or you will die.’ ”

4“You will not certainly die,” the serpent said to the woman. 5“For God knows that when you eat from it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.”

Genesis 3

We would learn that we could set up our own system of right and wrong, upon eating the apple. Man can be lied to, deceived, and man can be wrong and make mistakes. God is always unchanging and eternal and always just. He doesn’t make mistakes.

Man inevitably ends up with good evil and evil good and evil as good and good as evil, as Isiah said.

And bad shit happens.

Peace

 

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