The Garden of Eden, in the perfect world God made, was home to Adam and Eve. After sin and the curse, they were driven from the Garden to keep them from eating of the tree of life. We often say they were driven from God’s presence but I suggest it’s not as simple as that. God has always been near.
This is the first sermon is a series that outlines all the ways God has been near to his people. Through divine revelation, the Prophets, miraculous events, manifestations of smoke, fire and cloud, Old Testament appearances of Jesus, the incarnation and the indwelling Holy Spirit, God has always made his presence known.