We can't be perfect. We will never stop making mistakes. But that's not what sin is. Sin has never been a mistake. Sin is a choice.
How does God answer prayers? We can all probably recite the list - "Yes", "No", or "Wait". It seems so cut and dried, so formal. You check your God Inbox every morning and you see just one of those answers and nothing else. How does God REALLY answer prayers?
Right now God sits above the circle of the Earth. He sees my cubicle, my stoplight, and those cars, but He also sees the past and He sees the future. He sees suffering. He sees suicides. He sees death. He sees hopelessness. And He knows, without a shadow of a doubt, exactly how to escape. How to survive. How to get to fresh air.
Summary: History, while never my favorite subject, was always a cool one. It is the story of us, the story of life and humanity and the mistakes and catastrophes that took place along the way. You get a funny feeling of superiority as you read about how some government or king or individual completely messed … Continue reading A Tale of Sins Past (Genesis 42)