Powered by 4 - May 24, 2012


Powerful Influence

today's reading.
Genesis 3:1-19    Now the serpent was more crafty than any other beast of the field that the Lord God had made...

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Have you ever noticed how it's easier to fall into sin when someone that you love or trust is sinning and encouraging you to join them? It just makes it harder to say "no." That's exactly what I see going on in Genesis 3:1-19. Eve has made the decision to eat the fruit of the forbidden tree and she sways Adam to do the same. But surprisingly, Adam doesn't put up any resistance whatsoever. He simply joins in. What a picture of the powerful influence others can have on us, especially when it comes to sinning.

So how did the account of Adam and Eve falling to temptation and sinning help you today? Where did God focus your thoughts as you read this passage? Tami W.

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