What commandment did God give Adam and Eve?

Mission Lab

God gave Adam and Eve a commandment to worship Him by an act of sacrifice: they were not to eat the fruit which grew on the tree of the knowledge of good and evil. But Adam and Eve failed this test of obedience and trust in God by eating the forbidden fruit. They committed the first sin—the original sin. In …

What was God’s first gift leading us to Christ?

Mission Lab

God’s first gift leading us to Christ was the creation of man. If God had not created our first parents, there would have been no need for God to become man in order to save us. Why not?… Because there would have been no humans to be saved from sin and eternal death, and there would have been no humans …

What special gifts did God give to Adam and Eve?

Mission Lab

One special gift God gave Adam and Eve at their creation was original holiness and justice. Original justice consisted in the basic supernatural gifts of sanctifying grace, the seven Gifts of the Holy Spirit, and the infused virtues, especially the theological and cardinal virtues. God also gave Adam and Eve the preternatural gifts, namely capacities and powers above and beyond …