From the Beginning by Pastor Brett Smith

Feb 11, 2024

Pastor Brett discusses the story of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden and relating it to choices people make between following God or seeking independence from Him. It analyzes how sin entered the world when Adam and Eve ate the forbidden fruit from the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil, choosing to disobey God's command. The pastor explores how this represented a choice for independence rather than trusting God's provision. He examines how this problem of choosing between life with God and death through disobedience has continued through Scripture and still applies today. Pastor Brett encourages the congregation to turn from beholding the wrong things and choose to seek intimacy with Christ, just as the Tree of Life representing Jesus was present in the garden all along.