Tag Archives: Genesis 3

From Creation to Consummation

The cautionary tale of Humpty Dumpty struck me as a young child. I’m sure my parents, along with countless others across the last couple centuries, were intentional about helping me commit the Greek tragedy of the Mother Goose corpus to … Continue reading

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Sin is Like a Donut Hole + Death

There is this grocery store near my house that shall remain nameless. They produce these little packages of donut holes periodically. They first list these boxes of glazed and powdered goodness at $2.99. After a day or two (or nine) … Continue reading

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The Pleasures of Sin

Holiness is a tricky subject. Prevailing thought would lead us to believe that holiness is what gives us closeness to God, a relationship with God, or salvation from God. It seems kind of obvious to surmise that right behavior before … Continue reading

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The Snake Still Speaks

Some things never change. One thing in particular that hasn’t changed for thousands of years is the character and game plan of Satan. Jesus said that Satan is “the father of lies” and “was a murderer from the beginning, and … Continue reading

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Arrogance is a killer. Arrogance kills people in the church. My first thought was “arrogance kills the church,” but that’s not exactly possible. Jesus builds the church, he is the cornerstone who anchors it, and the gates of hell won’t … Continue reading

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When Sin Came In

I’m thinking about the gospel today, the good news of Jesus Christ. There are many verses we could turn to as we meditate on the gospel, but I think the best place to start is Genesis 3:6. This is a … Continue reading

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