Made By God For God

December 3, 2023 Speaker: Drew Bennett Series: Advent 2023: Emmanuel — God With Us

Passage: Genesis 1:1-2, Genesis 2:4-9, Genesis 2:15-17, Genesis 3:6-15, Genesis 3:22-24

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Hook: What is the main narrative tension in the Bible? Thus, in life?
I. CREATION: Humanity enjoying God!
"Creation is an act of imaginative love." - Cornelius Plantinga
II. FALL: Humanity losing God!
We are broken, true enough. But we are not simply malfunctioning. We are not machines that nee to be fixed. We are transgressors who need to be forgiven." - Gregory Koukl
III. REDEMPTION: God Finding Humanity!
"Here is your life. You might never have been, but you are because the party wouldn't have been complete without you. Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don't be afraid. I am with you. Nothing can ever separate us." - Frederick Buechner
Takeaway: The chief end of man is to glorify God by enjoying Him forever.


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