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'Where art thou?'
For the Lesson titled "Adam and Fallen Man" from October 29 - November 4, 2012
Studying this week’s Bible Lesson titled “Adam and Fallen Man,” I was reminded of a hide-and-go-seek game my two-year-old grandson and I play. He stands very still in front of me, closes his eyes, and then covers his face with his hands. I pretend I can’t find him and call out, “Peter, where are you?” until he opens his eyes, joyfully smiles from ear to ear, and extends his arms wide for me to hug him. I know exactly where he is, but he needs to open his eyes to see me.
In Genesis 3:9, this week’s Golden Text, God called out to Adam, “Where art thou?” Adam, a false sense of man formed from the dust of the earth, hid because he had disobeyed God. After much questioning, God judges and punishes him. This human sense of God and man runs throughout most of Genesis 2 and 3.
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