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To help the children understand that God’s perfect plan was spoilt because people were unwilling to trust God completely. To help them acknowledge that we are “not smarter than our creator” and we need Him to be boss of our life.
God desired to provide humans with everything they needed. He gave them two special trees. One they could eat from and one they couldn’t eat from. God gave them the tree of life to eat from, He intended that they have life and have it abundantly. The tree of knowledge was the tree of moral knowledge and ethical discernment which God asked them not to touch. In eating the fruit of the tree of knowledge of good and evil, Adam and Eve sought a creature source of discernment in order to be morally independent of God. Although God made humans in the “image of God”, the “likeness” (meaning “image”) is so basic to the human structure that the fall did not destroy it. Sin has blurred it, but man remains a reasoning, moral, creative creature. He is still intended to be in control of his environment. Because of sin, access to the tree of life was denied and they had to leave the garden. Spiritual death was immediate, being cut off from God. Physical death followed in the course of time. When they sinned they felt naked and where once their garden was a place of joy and fellowship with God, it became a place of fear and of hiding from God.
TEACHING TIME: Four classroom type tables and chairs for final contestants as well as A4 paper and textas on each table for the kids to write their answers, Prizes for the game that no one will get – so make them really cool, Big A3 size A,B,C,D for the walls so kids can choose which side they will go to, CUE card with “OH” written on it, Stickers for small group, Clues and answers set up like a treasure hunt for small groups to complete together, A prize for the winning team or maybe a prize for every team that completes the task – more encouraging for all to participate
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