Every Wednesday, I'm going to post the fifth verse of the sixth chapter of a book of the Bible, starting with Genesis and ending at Revelation. What am I going to do when I hit a book that doesn't have six chapters? *shrug* I haven't decided. I may reverse it (do the European date form) and do sixth verse, fifth chapter, or whatever. But there will be a post from every book. I'm not looking for hidden messages or anything, just...picking a
I'd like to just post the verse, without saying what, if anything, it says to me, and then, if it strikes a cord with anyone, we can discuss. That's the plan, anyway. So here we go:
Genesis 6:5 - Then the Lord God saw man's wickedness, that it was great in the earth, and every intent of the thoughts within his heart was only evil continually.
Footnote: Without the grace of the Holy Spirit, man is easily overcome by the devil, for his willpower alone is incapable of resisting the devil's temptations. Furthermore, his will was weakened through his disobedience and expulsion from Paradise. But he willfully refused God's helping grace (every intent...was only evil continually).