that Adam and Eve were in a better state at the beginning. Human history after that illustrates the defilement of that state.
The Bible is a believable Book. God has created us with the power to reason, and reason points toward the Book, not away f rom it when you consider the evidence. The only complete answers to the basic questions of existence, to mora1s, and to knowledge are found in the Bible and no where else.
The Bible claims to be God's revelation to mankind. It reveals that God created the heavens, the earth, and all things including man. It reveals God's nature and attributes. We read in the Bible of God's dealings with the Patriarchs and how He spoke directly to Abraham, to Isaac, and to Jacob.
As time passed, the eternal plan of God to forge a nation into which the Messiah would be born, became evident. Having delivered His people from the bondage of Egypt and having brought them safely through the Red Sea, God appeared to them in Mount Sinai. God commanded Moses to set bounds about the mountain, and He descended to the mountain, as we read about it in Exodus 19: 16-19. "And it came to pass on the third day in the morning, that there were thunders and lightnings and a thick cloud upon the Mount, and voice of the trumpet exceeding loud; so that all the people that were in the camp trembled. And Moses brought forth the people out of the camp to meet with God; and they stood at the nether part of the Mount. And Mount Sinai was altogether on a smoke, because the Lord descended upon it in fire; and the smoke thereof ascended as the smoke of furnace, and the whole mount quaked greatly. And when the voice of the trumpet sounded loud, and waxed louder and louder, Moses spake, and God answered him by a voice."
So the Living covenant, the
appeared to His people to announce to them His
Hebrews goes on to tell us that God shook the earth at "Yet, once more I will shake not only the earth, but
that time and said, also the heaven.”
The Book of Hebrews heaven will be done so
us that the final shaking of the earth and only those things which cannot be shaken