Then the LORD God formed the man of dust from the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living creature. 8And the LORD God planted a garden in Eden, in the east, and there he put the man whom he had formed.[Genesis 2:7-8]
The Hebrew concept of Eden is described as the paradise of God, where heaven and earth intersect representing perfect beauty and harmony in Creation between God and man.
What we learn about the original Eden not only informs us about what was lost through man’s sinful rebellion, but more importantly what Jesus came to restore in the end.
And I saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down out of heaven from God, prepared as a bride adorned for her husband. 3And I heard a loud voice from the throne saying, “Behold, the dwelling place of God is with man. He will dwell with them, and they will be his people, and God himself will be with them as their God.“[Revelation 21:2-3]
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