Now the Holy Spirit was not yet available. So Adam started a world, because he had children. He had Cain and Abel, and he had Seth. The Bible says he had others, sons and daughters; but it doesn’t name them. Others came, and they had sons and daughters; and it came to the time when population was increasing at the time of the Flood. They were having a population explosion. God caused them all to be drowned because they were GOING THE WRONG WAY, except Noah and his family—eight people. ALL OF THE WORLD (except for those eight people) they were cut off without the
Spirit of God, without the direction of the Spirit of God, without the Spirit which would open their minds to understand the teaching of God.
Now there was the kingdom of Israel raised up from slaves. God REVEALED His law to them. God REVEALED His truth to them. But they didn’t understand it. They didn’t have the Holy Spirit. So they were taught it, but it can only be understood through the Spirit to open up your mind to understand it. A cow can’t understand what a man can, because it doesn’t have the spirit of man. It’s the spirit of man that makes your mind understand materialistic knowledge. I hope you can understand that.
But Adam’s children, now, gradually got into a civilization. As they were then, there were many people. They began to realize they had to get some kind of organization. So they had men set up this, and that, and the other; but they didn’t have right knowledge of how to get along with one another. The man at the head was always self-centered, and he tried to use those under him for his own good and his own benefit—where God uses those under Him for the benefit of the ones under it. God is a Giver, not a getter. But those that are heads over other people in this world try to get from them