Gensis and Sin Essay

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The book of Genesis chapters one through eleven show us the absolute beginning of the natural world as we know it. In all his magnificent glory God created objects with sense awareness, self-awareness and finally man, which had God awareness. What God made was good; however, whenever there is good, the enemy seeks to destroy it. Here enters sin, “the corruption of the human race, and the long, difficult history of fallen humanity” (Hindson and Yates 2012:2) From the moment sin entered this equation we call existence, humans struggled to find their true identity with God. What was so clear in the Garden of Eden was now a jumbled mess of sin and mistakes. Even through disobedience, God loved us enough to offer a solution, a savior. In…show more content…
Without God, how can the decision be correct? So many rush into relationships with someone God did not intend for them. This starts a so called avalanche into wrong decisions and wrong turns. This is not to say God cannot take something and use it for his glory. Ultimately, a godly relationship is the basis of a godly marriage and a godly marriage is the foundation of godly home. This lack of God in our homes has now leaked over into our society and our civilization. Simply put, God is love and where there is no God, there is no love. You cannot separate the two. What begins with a lack of God in our homes, eventually leads to the decreasing of God in our schools, workplaces, government and everyday lives. Jesus said, “the love of many will grow cold.” (Matthew 24:12 NKJV). In today’s civilization we are seeing a lack of love in everything just as Jesus said, which in turn means there is a lack of God. The teaching on this topic has affected my worldview in that, I now have a deeper burden to reach the lost than I did before and it’s my duty as a blood bought believer to reach the world. I found that God loves us through our sin and provides a way for our escape. However, although God loves us, there are still consequences for our sin. We see that man turned on God and he eventually brought the flood, but still did not forget about his people. Today, as we read about in the days of Noah, there is a

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