When God came looking for Adam and Eve in the garden, they met him with excuses and even blame. But in the course of their conversation the real situation became clear. The result was that God declared that from that point on God’s people and Satan, the serpent, would be at war.
After Adam and Eve ate from the forbidden tree, they realized they were naked, literally and spiritually. So they attempted to make clothes from leaves, but failed. So they hid from God. God knew where they were, but he allowed them to hide from him and searched for them. Why? The answer says something profound about God.
Genesis 3 tells the story of what went wrong in the world at the very beginning. When Eve chose to talk with the serpent in the Garden of Eden, she didn’t stand a chance against his subtlety. She was outmatched by many leagues.
God’s mission for his church is vital not only for those who hear the gospel but also for those who bear it. Hear Ivan and Yvgenie’s story of starting a new church in Krasnokamensk, Russia.
The Bible says that God will give us the desires of our heart. But Jesus said that in this world you will have trouble. Trouble certainly is not the desires of our hearts. What is going on? This three-part story of Elijah the prophet will take you on a journey of mountain top experiences to valleys of crisis.
The story of Creation, as recorded in Genesis 1, details the history of the beginning of human life on Planet Earth. But it is not merely a historical account. The story is told in ways that, with some digging, we discover much more going on beneath the surface.
Joseph and Mary must have had some questions for God about the way he was taking care of them. After all, they were the parents of His Son. But for the most part, they didn’t ask their questions.