In the beginning, God man Adam and Eve. God placed Adam and Eve In the garden of Eden. God told them they could eat the fruit of any tree in the garden except for the tree of knowledge. But man was tempted by Satan and man took the fruit from the tree. When he did, sin came into the world so now , man is separate from God. So what does man do to solve his problem?
Man built altars but that didn’t work. Man tried to give thinking that would work but it didn’t. Man tried to live a good, moral life, but that didn’t work. Man tried everything he knew but nothing worked. Man could not save himself.
Seeing man’s plight, God determined to help man so God sent His Son to this earth to do for man what man couldn’t do for himself – pay the price for man’s sins. The apostle Paul said this process was known as “reconciliation.” Paul said, “God was in Christ, reconciling the world to himself, no longer counting people’s sins against them. And he gave us this wonderful message of reconciliation” (II Cor. 5:19).
God reconciles man to Himself through His Son Jesus. When Jesus was on the cross, He was reconciling man to Himself. Through Christ man can be one with Christ. Man doesn’t have to be separated from God any longer. God has made a way for man to be reconciled to Him.
This is why we love the Lord. This is why we serve Him. This is why we worship Him – God has done for man what man couldn’t do for himself.
Question; have you been reconciled to God? It’s only possible through Jesus. Have you trusted Him as your Savior?
Today, thank the Lord for reconciliation.