God is my God me in His image God me with a purpose Therefore, I have value and worth Our Creator made us with the to The Two Trees The tree of The tree of the knowledge of and Adam is commanded to from any tree, with the of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. This command comes with a warning “for you eat from it you will die” v.17 The Tree of Life In Gen. 2:16 the command is to , that includes the tree of Adam and Eve were already , so what is the of the tree of life? The Tree of Life gives life The Tree of Life serves as a , to remind Adam and Eve that their life comes from their The Tree of Knowing Good and Evil At first glance, God’s prohibition leaves us with a question: Why is it to know good and evil? The scriptures us to not call good evil and evil good (Isa. 5:20) In Ezekiel we see that the laws were to teach the people of God the between clean and unclean; holy and common (Ezk. 44:23) If we do to know how to distinguish good from evil, how do we the command in Gen. 2:16-17? God’s desire: to and us (Ps. 25:5) Application Remember that you have a (Deut. 6:12) Your Creator wants you to have life, and to have it (Jh. 10:10) Your Creator wants you to come to Him (Lk. 9:23) Your Creator wants you to and so that you, on His teaching and Word, can good from evil (Heb. 514) Holy Spirit what are you saying to me today? Holy Spirit what are you asking me to do?