Sin Entered the World

Dear UCC Parents,

As we begin to unwrap the big picture of God’s story through the pages of His Word, it is important for boys and girls to grasp a full understanding of how sin entered the world. God’s story starts in the glorious perfection of creation but soon is marred by personal and tragic sin.  

Sin is defined as breaking God’s law, and sin separates people from God. When Adam and Eve chose to break the one rule God had given them, sin entered not only their lives, but the lives of all mankind. When Adam and Eve sinned, they failed to give God the glory He deserved.

In God’s glorious way, He chose not to leave Adam, Eve, and all of humanity without hope. God sent His Son, Jesus, to live as Adam didn’t—perfectly sinless. Jesus was God in the form of a man sent to rescue people from their sin.

REMEMBER: You have resources available to continue the conversation about these wonderful truths with your kids; The family journal page your child received after class and the App (The Gospel Project for Kids-Family App) available for iOS and Android. Feel free to comment here as you make the journey as a family.

Have a blessed week!