Oh, the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and knowledge of God! How unsearchable are His judgments and His ways past finding out! (Romans 11:33)
The punishment for sin is serious—eternal death and separation from God forever—unless we could offer a perfect sacrifice to God to pay for our sin.
It does seem like Satan and his angels might be able to do us harm, doesn’t it?
It is sad but true that as long as there is sin in the world, there will always be war.
We will be ourselves without sin!
We can’t see all that God sees. God knows exactly how everything will turn out.
The way God deals with humans is different from the way He deals with the angels.
God tells us in His Word that angels are created beings; they can never be like God.
When our dog died, I was sad! But it reminded me how terrible sin is, and because of sin, everything and everyone must die.
“And God will wipe away every tear from their eyes; there shall be no more death, nor sorrow, nor crying. There shall be no more pain, for the former things have passed away” (Revelation 21:4)
God does control everything that happens on earth and in the universe. He is the Creator of all.
If we look at the Bible account of Cain and Abel, we see that they both offered sacrifices. But even though they both offered something to God, their hearts were different.
You see, since the Fall, when sin entered the world, everyone on earth has opportunity for salvation through faith, (either in Jesus who was to come or Jesus who has now come).
The Bible doesn’t say for sure if Adam and Eve went to heaven or believed God’s promise of the coming Savior. I think that the Bible shows that it is a good possibility.
My dad used to tell me that heaven is where God is and sin is not.
“But as it is written: ‘Eye has not seen, nor ear heard, Nor have entered into the heart of man The things which God has prepared for those who love Him’” (1 Corinthians 2:9)
A long time ago, a Jewish ruler (Nicodemus) came to Jesus and asked the very same question.
And all the trees of the field shall clap their hands. (Isaiah 55:12)
When Jesus came to earth, He knew exactly what He had to do. He had a ministry and a plan.
We know that Jesus is God . . . So when Jesus cried, this was God crying—but it was God in His human form crying.
When Jesus was on earth, Satan tempted Him also, but Jesus resisted and overcame Satan.
No other religion has a book that tells us about the origin of everything, who we are, where we came from, what our problem is, and what the solution is.