Falling for Fall


Fall is one of those great English words where the following sentence is actually correct.  Looking at the leaves change on the tree he tripped and began to fall then he understood the effects of the fall in the fall.

That being said, there is a certain sense of the word in theologically. Boiled down to basics, it’s about a basic separation from God.  and I think you can safely say the fall didn’t just happen to Adam and Eve it happens to each of us. This tree is many ways a good example how scripture see’s this.  We all fall short of the glory of God. We might be good, we might be nice, we might be caring, but we are broken.   Sin keeps us from being all we were created to be; it snaps us in half like a tree in a storm.

It is into this brokenness God sends his Son, Jesus. During Lent, we can reflect on both how awesomely and wonderfully made we are, and at the same time understand that we are not perfect as God is perfect. No matter how hard we try, we will fall short.The good news is that in Christ there is one who was tested and not broken, who was tripped up but did not fall and did it all so that we might find our wholeness in Him.



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