Just had to repost this…

Escape to Reality

HeadstoneDeath is sin’s wage, so if sin has been dealt with at the cross, why do people still die? Good question!

I’ve seen sick people healed by the grace of God. I’ve seen deaf ears and blind eyes opened. But everyone still dies. Why is that? If Christ’s sacrifice undid Adam’s sin, why do people still die? If last Adam is greater than first Adam, why does death still take us all?

It’s a good question, but understand that it is an earthly question. It is shaped by our earthly point of view. Jesus had a different point of view:

Whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life and will not be condemned; he has crossed over from death to life. (Joh 5:24)

Has crossed over. Past tense. It’s already happened. In Adam, we lived on death row. We were born into a dying…

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