What we can tell you for a fact is this, Adam and Eve were not in the Garden for ___________________________. Below we have to come at this from a time perspective of how long is the creation day and common sense observations about the creation account. Open your mind and come at this information with no preconceived views, take it in objectively, and at the end of the article you will have your answer and much more.
Proverbs 13:14 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 14 The teaching of the wise is a fountain of life, that one may turn away from the snares of death.
Proverbs 13:13 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 13 The one who despises the word brings destruction on himself, but he who fears the commandment will be rewarded.
The ransom is offered to all. Many have and will accept but only a few will receive. Are you one of them?
Proverbs 13:12 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 12 Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a desire fulfilled is a tree of life.
"Matthew presents several distinctions that support the thesis of the Sermon on the Mount (Matt. 5:20). He contrasts religious masquerades and genuine spirituality, those who serve money and those who serve God, and those who worry about providing their own needs and those who trust in God’s provision." - Stuart K. Weber
Proverbs 13:11 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 11 Wealth gained by vanity will dwindle, but he who gathers little by little will increase it.
We need to be determined to emulate the faith of Abraham. As was true of him, we also need knowledge and experience. As we grow in our knowledge of God and be obedient to what we learn, we will see how He blesses and protects us.
Proverbs 13:10 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 10 By insolence comes nothing but strife, but with those who take advice is wisdom.