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Today's reading: Genesis 3:8-24

Yesterday when we read Genesis 3:8-25 we focused on details and lessons about sin. And while I'm grateful for these lessons, what I appreciate even more about this account is the picture it gives us of God, and what it shows us about the special relationship God has had with mankind from the very beginning of our world.

We don't know how long Adam and Eve were in the garden before they chose to disobey God and sin, but it's evident from the text that God interacting and conversing with Adam and Eve and His coming to garden to be with them was customary. When I read the creation account, the sense I get is one of beautiful communion and fellowship between God and Adam and Eve. God didn't create man and then leave us to figure out life on our own. He designed us to be in close relationship with Him as our loving Father, and that's precisely what we see from the beginning of time as we know it.

Do you view God as being "personal" and wanting a close, interactive relationship with you? Do you talk with God each day? Is it your practice to spend time with Him in His Word? Tami

P.S. If you'd like to learn more about God's love for you and having a personal relationship with Him, I invite you to listen to this short talk I gave at a conference. God loves you and is waiting with open arms for you to turn to Him! http://www.servantsoasis.org/meet-jesus/

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I talk with God everyday, and the days I really get it right is when I listen to him. I get the greatest satisfaction and feel fulfilled in my work, because he knows where I need to be at all the right times.

So thankful that God is a personal God.

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Hi, my name is Tami Weissert, the P4 facilitator and the "voice" behind the blogs. I'm passionate about helping people grow spiritually and actively encourage Bible engagement through conference speaking and writing. I also served as co-host of the Back to the Bible radio program for over 8 years. A little about me. I'm married to Jeff, and we love scuba diving, playing with our 3 dachshunds and going to Husker football games. I also love growing orchids, singing and Diet Pepsi. I hope you'll join in the conversation as we read the Bible and grow together.

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I'm passionate about engaging God's Word! And my blog is about just that--giving you opportunities to receive, reflect on and respond to Scripture. Each day you'll find a short passage as well as thoughts, challenges and application questions for you to think about and respond to. I look forward to interacting with you and learning together, so post comments as often as you'd like. You can even sign up to get the blogs delivered to your inbox each day!

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