- Tag: Easter -

In the Garden

It was complete. It was finished. Two gardens. One purpose. It was good.

"Faith, Featured"

As we contemplate the Easter story this year, I found myself drawn to a detail I hadn't noticed before. A detail that reveals more of God's nature in his perfect, perfect plan. All throughout scripture, we see examples of God revealing signs to his people of the love he has for them, and his plan for redemption. And this detail that I noticed this week is centered around God's completion and perfect timing....the very last words Jesus spoke before his death. "It is finished." The final words he spoke as he breathed his last breaths on that agonizing cross. The first finish. In the beginning of recorded time, we see God establish the world in scripture. Beautiful, exotic, perfect. A representation of heaven on earth, designed with relationship in mind. Genesis 2:1-3 states "So…