The Blessing Supersedes The Curse

A Journal of Edification and Exhortation

The blessing of God supersedes the curse but doesn’t do away with the curse.

The blessing was given to Adam on the day he was created. On the day Adam died spiritually, when he ate from the forbidden tree, the curse was introduced into the earth.

Where did the curse come from? It was the curse that was on Satan after he rebelled against God. That was the precedent. The curse on Satan became the curse Adam inherited when Adam obeyed Satan: “Do you not know that to whom you present yourselves slaves to obey, you are that one’s slaves whom you obey, whether of sin leading to death, or of obedience leading to righteousness?” (Romans 6:16).

Fortunately, the curse isn’t such that it destroys everything immediately. Though it did immediately separate man from God, and the rest of creation began a dismal decent into destruction. That destruction of total…

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