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True Freedom

The LORD God commanded the man, saying, "From any tree of the garden you may eat freely; but from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat from it you will surely die." (Genesis 2:16-17)
Adam and Eve were created totally free. I believe that for too long we have missed that point because of the lies passed down generationally that have been infused into the human psyche by their choice to exchange freedom for a bunch of empty promises by the great exploiter. But in truth our first parents had no restrictions whatsoever limiting their freedom up to that point.
Of course the question instantly arises, “Didn't God restrict their freedom or at least inhibit it when He threatened that if they ate of that one forbidden tree that they were certain to die?” This seems like a legitimate question on the surface, but upon closer examination it is seen as based on faulty assumptions and misunderstanding of true freedom.
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