the beginning, man enjoyed wonderful fellowship with God in a perfect
environment. He had peace, joy, and purpose. There was no sin, guilt
told Adam and Eve that they could eat of all the trees in the garden
except for one. God told them that if they ever ate of this tree they
time passed, we don't know how long, and then one day Satan, God's
enemy, tempted them to disobey God. They gave in to the temptation
and sinned by disobeying God.
day they died spiritually, they were separated from God, and they
began to die physically. This was the beginning of sin, guilt,
and death in the human race (Genesis 2 & 3).