Lost? Stop hiding and be found!

“Then the Lord God called to the man, and said to him, ‘Where are you?'” — Genesis 3:9 (NASB)

“. . . in order that I may gain Christ and may be found in Him. . .” — Philippians 3:8-9 (NASB)

As John Newton wrote in his great hymn, “I once was lost, but now am found.” Adam sinned, and then in shame, hid from God. How much better would the world have turned out if he had met God, confessed, apologized, and taken his lumps! Instead, he hid.

Now that the whole human race has been kicked out of Eden, we still hide.… Read the rest