Summary: We see things very black and white but I believe God would want us to see them in collor

We can’t understand things until we see them for ourselves

Our minds usually view things in black and white

Thoughts, memories, ideas

1 Corinthians 13:12 – “For now we see through a glass, darkly; but then face to face: now I know in part; but then shall I know even as I am known.”

1. A picture of reckless man in the garden of Eden

a. The lush gardens that God had made

b. The beautiful animals that grazed the land

c. The color of disgraceful disobedience

d. The sorrow on the face of the creator

e. The shame on the face of man

2. A picture of God planning out man’s redemption

a. The babe in the manger

b. A mother with her newborn child

c. John the Baptist

d. A praying savior in the garden

e. The stripes, the blood, the cross, the tomb


3. A picture of a lost boy 35 years ago (May 20, 1979)

a. The stain of sin (My sin was as scarlet)

b. The shame of hopelessness

c. The prayers of a few righteous folks

4. A picture of an humble heart at an altar of prayer

a. The glorious salvation of the Lord as it washed down over my soul (Psalms 133)

b. The newness of the Holy Spirit (Ps. 40:1,2)

5. A picture of the Christian walk

a. The Lord is my Shepherd (Ps 23)

6. A picture of where I am going

a. I go to prepare a place for you

b. Gates of pearl

c. Walls of Jasper

d. Streets of Gold

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