STILL ON ADAM
by Jide Oboise
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I have a peculiar habit, of simply watching and studying individuals and situations wherever I find myself, a casual glance in the direction where things happened to be happening and those things noteworthy, I store away in my memory bank for future use or simply just to learn more about our dynamic differences in character
I believe we humans are very interesting creatures and God has deposited so much in us but often we do not seem to realize our full potentials for various range of reasons: some self-inflicted, man-afflicted, devilish manipulations right from the cradle to the Grave!
21 Because that, when they knew God, they glorified him not as God, neither were thankful; but became vain in their imaginations, and their foolish heart was darkened.
22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,
23 And changed the glory of the uncorruptible God into an image made like to corruptible man, and to birds, and fourfooted beasts, and creeping things.
24 Wherefore God also gave them up to uncleanness through the lusts of their own hearts, to dishonour their own bodies between themselves:
25 Who changed the truth of God into a lie, and worshipped and served the creature more than the Creator, who is blessed for ever. Amen.
26 For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature:
27 And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet.
28 And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind, to do those things which are not convenient;
I came to a conclusion of sorts about the man Adam and what our numero UNO enemy, the devil has reduced Adam’s seed to.
ADAM (dare I say a k a: Nabal?)
In the beginning Adam was put in charge of the garden to care for it, tend it and be in charge always.
He was created as a single being, the bachelor and the animals as friends and neighbours in the garden.
God must have watched his antics and demeanor and realized that; this one is incomplete this way and decided that it was not good to leave him by HIMSELF in the garden.
He was given a strict warning and command though……… Genesis 2:16-17.
But this man seemed from the beginning to lack self-control, self-esteem and deep spiritual analysis of situations.
When Eve sinned he was standing right there when she accepted to eat the fruit,according to the Bible, she did not seek him out nor did she shout for him from a far distance, she simply handed it over to him and he said nothing to discourage her and even when she offered him to try it(ironical, isn’t it?) why?, he did not need any persuading because he seemed not to have a contrary opinion whatsoever about the act, he simply ate without a comment or complaint.
Abigail said of her man to King David, Nabal is his name and FOOLISHNESS is the meaning.
EVE (a k a: Delilah or Jezebel)
Eve, made but not created like Adam (who was created from the raw soil of the Earth with all other living things) Genesis 2:19, was brought into the picture to lighten Adam’s burdens, keep him company and add abundance to his life (Genesis 2:18) this seemed to be her major purpose and assignment.
When she was finished and perfected by the Almighty, Adam could not take his eyes off her but could only declare that she was indeed part of him.
Eve probably knew from the beginning the full effect and capability of her influence over Adam.
She seemed, from the start, to have a manipulative, conniving and controlling instinct over her man, very ambitious (it seems also-Genesis 3:5-6) it did not take a brain surgeon to work for her to convince her man to try the fruit and eat.
Her hypnotic effect over him was wielded with ease.
With an analytical study of the human nature in the display of our weaknesses and strengths and how we instinctively react to one another, especially in relationships
since the beginning when man decided to disobey the Almighty with blatant disregard
It seems that some sort of role reversal due to confusion and distraction is always taking place in relationships
Why does the Delilah type always seem to attract Adam more,(mpt in submission to God’s will as the case should be).
She has learnt to use her natural instinct to its full potential and has also made the greatest discovery of all time; Adam is easily ENTRALLED by her type!
God wants us to bring ALL thoughts and character trait to the submission and obedience of the Holy Spirit also acknowledge Him as the wise one to help us properly use the positive and harness the negative, come to think about it, the proverbs 31 woman never really appears alluring, attractive nor appealing to Mr. Adam, but proverbs 14:1 woman could have the key to, not just survival in her relationship but living life to the fullest because she has the guidance of the Holy Spirit in using her natural charms to affect her Adam positively
Probably why God told Sarah that her name had to be changed to the MOTHER of all nations because that is the role the Lord needs her to play and probably why he dealt Adam the hardest blow in punishment,
His main reason-Genesis 3:17----AND UNTO ADAM HE SAID, BECAUSE THOU HAST HEAKENED UNTO THE VOICE OF THY WIFE (1), AND HAST EATEN OF THE TREE, OF WHICH I COMMANDED THEE, SAYING, THOU SHALT NOT EAT OF IT (2) CURSED IS THE GROUND FOR THY SAKE;IN SORROW SHALL THOU EAT OF IT ALL THE DAYS OF THY LIFE
Take heed Bro Adam lest thou fall, ask God to guide you always , to return to God and take your rightful place and position before you return home in heaven for accountability.
You need discernment and wisdom in decision making always……... BOOK OF JAMES chapter 1:
5 If any of you lack wisdom, let him ask of God, that giveth to all men liberally, and upbraideth not; and it shall be given him.
6 But let him ask in faith, nothing wavering. For he that wavereth is like a wave of the sea driven with the wind and tossed.
7 For let not that man think that he shall receive any thing of the Lord.
8 A double minded man is unstable in all his ways.
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