Text: Mark 14:27–42
Hymn: O Dearest Jesus, What Law Hast Thou Broken – LSB 439:4–6
In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. He made man in His own image. Adam and Eve fell, disobeying God; they ate when He said “do not eat”.
They were cast out of the Garden. Eve gave birth to a boy. With great hope she remembered the Lord’s promise: “I have a begotten a man with the help of the Lord.” Some preachers, including Luther, view Eve’s statement as her saying that she believes that Cain is the promised redeemer. Others – and I think this is the way to read it – recognize in Eve thankfulness that the Lord has allowed . . . Read All