Phil Helfer - September 24, 2017
Brokenness Hurts / Relationship Works
We know that the world is BROKEN! As our second look into our series on relationships, we examined where all this brokenness came from-- way back in the beginning at Genesis 3.
We saw that the creation was VERY Good as God had made it with Adam & Eve in the Garden of Eden. As the earth was made, this was the picture of how things looked:
Soon a serpent slithered up next to the people and they chose to step over the line that God had drawn. Adam & Eve ate the fruit and everything became broken - men, women, the creation and the serpent. Often this is called The Fall...and here is a depiction of how things were then:
We are now in relationship with our God, but we still are in the world, have our flesh and under the influence of the evil one. Yet the reality is we are WITH our God!