During creation week, God built into the natural systems of this world powerful lessons of forgiveness and cleansing from sin. Many of these divine object lessons, though they were created thousands of years ago, were designed specifically for this generation of humanity, and have only recently been discovered. Is God trying to communicate something important about His work of salvation right now?
Did God lie to Adam and Eve when He warned them not to eat from the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil? In Genesis 2:17 God tells Adam that “in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die.” Yet they didn’t die that day, and Adam lived for nearly a thousand years!