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You said you didn't need her
You told her good-bye (good-bye)
You sacrificed a good love
To satisfy your pride
Now you wished
That you should have her (have her)
And you feel like such a fool
You let her walk away
Now it just don't feel the same
Gotta blame it on something
Gotta blame it on something
Blame it on the rain (rain)
Blame it on the stars (stars)
Whatever you do don't put the blame on you
Blame it on the rain yeah yeah
You can blame it on the rain
Come to find out, we couldn’t even blame the singing on milli vanilli
Passing the Buck Is Inherent in The Fall
Last week we mentioned that one effect of the fall was that the couple now were ashamed of their own nakedness.
I don’t believe their bodies changed immediately, but the mental state, their spiritual state, and their emotional state changed dramatically.
Before Eve was Adam’s perfect complement, and completely safe.
That has all changed now.
Today, we will look at another effect of the Fall… and that is this obvious need to blame someone or something else.
Politicians do it.
Couples do it.
Co-workers do it.
Church members do it.
Siblings do it.
(Insert Family Circus)
Next Sunday we will be looking at the consequences passed down from God to them, but today I just want to talk about “The Blame Game” OR “Throwing Someone Under the Bus” or “Passing the Buck”
Adam blames God
Adam blames Eve
Eve blames the serpent
(NO ONE TAKES PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY)
I even read that we now have a national pass the buck day.
It was apparently started by a woman who slept late, missed several appointments, and blamed it on her alarm clock.
The day is celebrated on the the First Friday the 13th of each year.
Moses encountered this when Aaron built the golden calf.
They did it.
The gold did it.
The fire did it.... God did it because he disappeared!
Parents fault.
Co-workers fault.
Supervisor’s fault.
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You miss a chance to learn and grow
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You may gain in the short run, but you always lose in the long run.
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You hurt the person, people, or cause you blame.
Owning your sin is the better option.
You can call it a mistake, or shortcoming, or blind spot, or any number of things, but coming clean, admitting it, and accepting responsibility is better option.
It is not a sign of weakness to own your sin.
It is a sign of maturity, as well as spiritual strength.
God is a God of restoration, forgiveness, and renewal.
When is the last time you had “real talk” with God?
Have you ever come clean with him and been saved from your sins?
When is the last time you had a “come to Jesus” meeting with Jesus?
On your behalf?
On the churches behalf?
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