Sunday, July 18, 2010

Sunday Quote: Trying to Take God's Place

In fact, the sin of pride is the oldest one in the Book.  The writer of Genesis states that it was through pride that the serpent tempted Eve to eat the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden: “For God knows that when you eat of it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God.” And we have all, in our own way, been trying to take God’s place ever since. ~ John Ortberg, The Life You've Always Wanted, p. 109

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