Quote from Sinclair Ferguson's book The Whole Christ:
"The lie [of the serpent from Genesis 3] was an assault on both God's generosity and integrity. Neither his character nor his words were to be trusted. This, in fact, is the lie which sinners have believed ever since- the lie of the Not-to-be-trusted-because-he does-not-love-me-False-Father... [this lie has] entered the bloodstream of the human race..."
As quoted in Preaching by Timothy Keller, page 53.