News from St. Francis 10/16 – 10/23/16

The story of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden found in Genesis 3 is one of the classics in all of literature. Or more correctly, it is the basis for so much great literature that has drawn on its richness. We know the events of the fruit of the tree, the serpent’s tempting, and Eve and Adam’s acquiescing by the foreboding name “The Fall”. Reading the Genesis narrative sequentially, many throughout the ages have interpreted that a state of original grace or utopia was the beginning of all things, and then trouble came to River City in a BIG WAY but in such a small form. Regardless, life was never the same.

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