God is the former (Genesis 1 – 2).
Satan is the deformer (Genesis 3:1-7).
Called the “hinge of the Bible,” this passage is crucial. If it were not in the Bible, the whole book would be changed. We finish chapter 2 with heavenly bliss in the garden, but verse 8 shows the creatures hiding in shame. What happened? Sin changes everything.
Jesus Christ is the transformer (Genesis 3:15).
From Genesis 3:8, God is beginning to redeem His people through the coming seed of woman. “Be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind” (Romans 12:2). —Author Unknown
“Study to show thyself approved . . . ” —2 Timothy 2:15