For many Christians, finiteness is a barrier to godliness. But we have to remember that God designed it as a feature of our being. We are made dependent upon him. Sin lives in our finiteness. It wants to exploit that feature and conflate its identity with it. But we do not sin because we are creatures. We are not innately bound to sin once Christ frees us. Yet sin abounds in it. This can be confusing. God’s answer to this is his good grace. In his infiniteness, he can make up the difference. All we have to do is keep sewing the seeds that he supplies of righteousness & he will separate the wheat from the tares. So often, when we see the weeds of sin sprout in our finite garden, we throw our hands up to call it quits but this is not faithful. Sin is inevitable for a finite free-willed creature. But God is also inevitable and His will is sovereign and immanent. When God transforms our finiteness to eternalness, sin will no longer be an issue. Until then, remember God will overcome.
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