Daily Devotional

“Then the Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great on the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually” (Genesis 6:5).

Regarding the description of his creative works in Genesis 1, the text repeatedly affirms that God saw each result as being good. Now, like a broken-hearted parent, he has seen that his children are bent toward wicked intentions. Despite the pervasiveness of sin, and even though he announces his intention to “blot out” man that he has created, grace prevails; enabling us to, once again, see his overarching desire to live in relationship with us.

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