“Then the Lord God called to the man and said to him, “Where are you?” Genesis 3:9
Is where you are currently in life the place you desire to be? If not, what are you going to do to get in the right place?
Adam, where are you
When God asked Adam, “Where are you”, He knew exactly where Adam was. He knew he had deliberately disobeyed His command of eating the forbidden fruit. Adam’s guilt and fear caused him to attempt to hide from God.
All God wanted him to do was to be upfront and honest with Him. He desired for Adam to come clean with what he had done. It may have been a different outcome if he had sought God for forgiveness. I believe He would have bestowed His restoring favor on him and Eve.
He was waiting for Adam to tell Him where he was and what he had done. This was Adam’s opportunity to reflect God’s character. Instead, he ran and tried to hide from the all-knowing God. [Read more…]