God knew that people would sin. He gave them free will anyway. Scripture tells us that He promised eternity from the beginning (Titus 1:2). Jesus was the fulfillment of the plan to offer eternity to all people. They simple have to choose it.
Why did he put the tree in the Garden of Eden?
Love Requires A Choice
Freedom Requires Choice
Relationship Requires A Choice. Otherwise it's simply slavery.
Have you ever considered all the abundance of things God generously gave man.
Dominion over all the earth.
They could eat from every tree except one.
The High Way Journal Idea: Blank Journal Pages (In the Back)
Journal about Why You Are Suspicious of God?
Why don't you trust him to protect you from the things that harm you?
Freedom doesn't come from doing whatever you want. It comes from protecting your heart and walking in the fullness of things that keep you in the light.
Darkness aims to kill, steal, and destroy your life. Be suspicious of that not God.
Then God said, “Let us make man in our image, after our likeness. And let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the birds of the heavens and over the livestock and over all the earth and over every creeping thing that creeps on the earth.” Genesis 1:26 ESV
And the Lord God commanded the man, “You are free to eat from any tree in the garden; but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, for when you eat from it you will certainly die.” Genesis 2:16-17
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