Who Told You That You Were Naked?
Gen. 3:8-11 And they heard the sound of the Lord God walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and the man and his wife hide themselves from the presence of the Lord God among the trees of the garden.(9)But the Lord God called to the man and said to him, “Where are you?”
(10)And he said, “I heard the sound of you in the garden, and I was afraid, because I was naked, and I hid myself.”(11)He said “Who told you that you were naked? Have you eaten of the tree of which I commanded you not to eat?”
Because we all sin, we all need to deal with the problem of ___ Guilt
and _ _Shame
How did we get where we are?
“Then the man said, “This at last is bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called Woman, because she was taken out of Man.” Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh. And the man and his wife were both naked and were not ashamed.” (Genesis 2:23–25, ESV)
“So when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was to be desired to make one wise, she took of its fruit and ate, and she also gave some to her husband who was with her, and he ate.” (Genesis 3:6, ESV)
“For all that is in the world—the desires of the flesh and the desires of the eyes and pride of life—is not from the Father but is from the world.” (1 John 2:16, ESV)
How do we deal with the problem of quilt?
Gen. 3:7 _____cover__ ___up___.
Gen. 3:8 _____hide_ / _____fear___.
Gen. 3:12 _______shame_____.
God did not ask questions for information but for ____reconciliation___.
How does God deal with our sins?
1. God graciously ______seeks__ us. Gen. 3:8-9
2. God graciously __confronts__ us. Gen. 3:8-9
3. God graciously _____reconciles__ us. Gen. 3:10-13
- God ___defeats_____ our adversary. V.14-15
- God ____provides_ our atonement.
Where are you?
Who told you that you are ____naked___?