posted on December 01, 2015 13:36
Time started out with such promise. The creation was perfect in every sense of the word. There were no problems, at all. Then with the entrance of sin, everything went wrong in a hurry. By the second generation the human race was ready for CSI to investigate the murder of Abel. Evil was rampant, and it consumed people’s every waking thought.
Into this mess the Creator sent messenger after messenger to teach people a different and better way. Time and time again the few bright spots that responded to the message were squashed by people reverting back to their evil and self-consuming natures. Destruction, devastation and death were the legacy of the human race. There was little hope if any that anything would ever change.
But then God decided to send His secret weapon into the world…a baby He named Jesus. The meaning of His name was revealing: Yahweh (God) is salvation. Who sends a baby to save the world? How strange! But God’s ways are not our ways, and so into this world Jesus came.
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