Disobedience to God’s Word affects the natural order of creation. Although the effects may not be seen as swiftly as observed within the Garden of Eden (Gen. 3), the effects stemming from the continual acts of disobedient people will begin to manifest itself over time. Look around you. Global warming. Nuclear armament. Economic crises. Incurable medical conditions. Our bad stewardship over God’s creation affects all parts of creation (i.e., animate and inanimate objects). These all may take form as an act of one kind externally, but at their core lies the corrupt seed of sin and disobedience.
What is the solution? Our return to obedience to God’s Word may not right our wrongs immediately. Rightly so, because it has taken many years for us to arrive at this point. However, it is a genesis. Full restoration will ultimately take place when the ‘sons of God’ are manifested (Rom. 8:18-23). Until then, we each have the responsibility of making sure that we take care of what God has placed under our watch and care…#thinkonthesethings