|The WHITE ARROW, pointing
at God's Righteousness indicates a right choice. The BLACK ARROW indicates a
wrong choice, usually referred to as SIN.
|God had only given Adam and Eve one rule or one choice
that they had to obey, or pay the penalty of death. Although they were
able to make lots of other choices, like what to name the animals, God
said that if they ate of the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil, they
would die. When the day came that they chose to disobey God, they sinned.
In that moment they realized that they were now separated from God.
|Before they sinned, they were friends with God. Now that
they had sinned, the consequence or penalty was death. God offered a
temporary solution at the time by instituting a blood sacrifice in the
death of animals (whose skins then provided a "covering" for Adam and
- Hebrews 9:22 And almost all things are by the law purged with
blood; and without shedding of blood is no remission. (KJV)
- 希伯來書 9:22 「按著律法，凡物差不多都是用血潔淨的，若不流血，罪就不得赦免了。」
|Man's sin created a wall of separation or BARRIER between sinful man
and holy God. The solution to this separation would be revealed when
Jesus, the sinless Son of God and also human son of Mary, would die on the
cross to pay the penalty of sin for all mankind.