Broken People Act Broken But Are Still Responsible EGP Blog post from December 15, 2012

It pains me to see people commit senseless crimes, especially ones involving children. While we can say that “they’re in a better place this Christmas”, my heart goes out the families of these children. To be so close to Christmas…to go home and see their presents under the tree…a time of celebrating Emmanuel, “God with us” as a fragile child…there are no words for this level of pain.

Satan is called “the god of this world” and those who aren’t saved are his children and do his bidding, which is to “appear as an angel of light” and to “steal, kill, and destroy.” Broken people act broken, but we are all still responsible for what we do, no matter the circumstance.

Pray that God will use this to His Glory, drawing people to His comfort and salvation, showing them that He sent His Son so that we could be together with Him. Remember that we don’t war against flesh and blood and remember to love and pray for your enemies.

John 3:16–21 ()

[16] “For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life. [17] “For God did not send the Son into the world to judge the world, but that the world might be saved through Him. [18] “He who believes in Him is not judged; he who does not believe has been judged already, because he has not believed in the name of the only begotten Son of God. [19] “This is the judgment, that the Light has come into the world, and men loved the darkness rather than the Light, for their deeds were evil. [20] “For everyone who does evil hates the Light, and does not come to the Light for fear that his deeds will be exposed. [21] “But he who practices the truth comes to the Light, so that his deeds may be manifested as having been wrought in God.”

John 3:16 Or unique, only one of His kind
John 3:18 Or unique, only one of His kind

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