(Eighth in a Series)
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June 20, 2016
...therefore the Lord God sent him out from the garden of Eden, to cultivate the ground from which he was taken.
The language of heaven has no word for "mostly good"; it has no word for "sort of bad." In God's aspect, one is either good or evil; since man is born not-good, he is born evil. And since in himself he cannot make himself good, he remains evil so long as he remains apart from God through Christ. And, maddeningly, even then the Christian struggles against the lingering influence of his base nature...