In The Garden, God was looking at both Adam and Eve, the federal heads of His highest creation, reaching out to the Tree of Good and Evil to consume its forbidden fruit. God has explicitly commanded them not to do this, yet the two creatures had the audacity to go against the will of The Almighty God. It didn’t matter what their motives were: was it to become Gods themselves? Were they hurt thinking that God was holding out on them? It doesn’t matter, “do not eat of the tree” means do not eat of the tree. There will be much trouble should they partake of this, for every transgression has to be dealt with accordingly, severely. For every sin should be paid for by blood. The Holy God and His Holy Law demands no less.
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