As a new believer I asked this same question. There is even a possibility that Adam and Eve thought they had outsmarted God, that His warning was meaningless. The Hebrew language actually says something more like this: “you will begin to die” or “you will initiate death.” They didn’t drop over dead the moment they sinned, but they initiated death.
The Bible warns that sin is deceitful and it will harden your heart. When this happens we lose sensitivity to God, the voice of the Holy Spirit, and even our own conscience. This dullness or blindness as Paul called it facilitates us stumbling down a path to destruction without even being aware.
JOIN ME this week to understand what really happened in Adam and Eve and learn how we can use that knowledge to always keep ourselves on the path of life!