When God created man, Adam lived directly under the rule of Godexercising mainly the intuition and the fellowship functions of the spirit. Man was a living soul with the spirit as an organ, and the conscience was not activated yet in a negative way because there was no sin. In simplicity, man only knew God and was under the direct rule of God through the fellowship and intuition of the spirit.
man’s fall and God’s recovery
When man fell, the conscience was activated to represent God and to enable man to rule himself. There was no human government – there was a time when the human beings were supposed to rule themselves according to their conscience (man was to be moral, ethical, treat one another humanly, etc). But violence filled the earth and only a few were righteous before God. Continue reading via,