God longs for close encounters with you, but God equally longs for you to connect with others.  The first negative statement uttered in Scripture comes from the lips of God while observing this fundamental truth, “It is not good for man to be alone.”  What happens next cements God’s commitment for us to share in meaningful relationships with others.  The second chapter of Genesis ends with this stunning statement, “Adam and his wife were both naked, and they felt no shame.”

We were created to connect with others, but because of shame our default is to disconnect.

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