Salvation belongs to the Lord; Your blessing is upon Your people. Psalm 3:8 NKJV
God created Adam and Eve to live with Him in a perfect world. He would be their God. They would be His people. God loved them. God wanted Adam and Eve to love Him.
Adam and Eve did not know the difference between good and evil. They allowed God to make those determinations for them. The Lord provided for all their needs. He protected them. God walked in the Garden with Adam and Eve during the heat of the day.
God told Adam and Eve they could eat the fruit of any tree in the garden but one. They disobeyed God. They ate the fruit of the forbidden tree. They chose to determine for themselves the difference between good and evil.
Adam and Eve their descendants and the Earth itself were afflicted. God’s perfect creation was soiled and spoiled. Sin and death entered the world. God’s enemy was given a measure of control over the world and the creatures living upon it!
In ancient times monarchs chose a champion to represent them in battle. If the champion was victorious the monarch was victorious.
God will not allow His enemy to thwart His perfect plan for His creation. The Lord sent His Son to live among us. Jesus, the God man, did not disobey His father as Adam and Eve did. Jesus defeated God’s enemy by submitting to the Father’s will for His life!
Jesus prevailed. God gained the victory!
Jesus Christ can be your champion. You can share in Jesus’ victory at the cross today!
The just punishment for disobeying God is death. Every man and women who has ever lived will die a physical death. People who choose to accept the God man as their Savior will live with Jesus in a perfect world with no pain, tears or suffering forever!
The Lord will be our God. We will be His people. Jesus will love us perfectly. We will love Him perfectly. We will never be distracted confused or misled again. We will never again make mistakes that impact the people we love or the world we live in.
God gave you the freedom to decide for yourself. Will you stubbornly choose to live outside of God’s perfect blessing and protection? Will you continue to decide for yourself the difference between good and evil?
Or will you accept Jesus victory on your behalf? Will you receive God’s blessing, protection and provision? Will you choose the salvation that God offers you through faith in Jesus Christ? Where and with whom will you spend eternity? Choose wisely!
The blessing of Almighty God is upon His people today. Choose to dwell among the people of God. Choose to receive the perfect love of your Heavenly Father through faith in Jesus Christ, the Son of God, the One and only True and living God!
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