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Thriving on Purpose Podcast - Elisabeth and Sebastien Richard 5th February 2019
E32: God’s Kingdom Purpose for Man (Part 2)

E32: God’s Kingdom Purpose for Man (Part 2)

The fall of man and the covenants of God

The Kingdom of God was the most prevalent teaching of Jesus during His earthly ministry, even after His resurrection.


So, what does this all mean for today's believer? What does it entail... for YOU?

In this second episode of the 'God's Kingdom Purpose for Man' series, we'll continue laying a knowledge foundation by addressing the implications of the fall of man and the subsequent covenants of God.


You'll see that God was not only prepared in case man fell, but you'll also get a much clearer understanding of what lengths He went through to rescue us from ourselves. And, if you haven't listened to episode 31 yet, make sure you listen to it before listening to this one.

You will Learn:


  • How man lost his dominion on the earth
  • How man inherited a sinful state from birth
  • How death, suffering and sickness came into the earth realm
  • How painful toil and sweat became our lot
  • All of creation fell along with man
  • How man kicked God out and gave control to Satan
  • How God’s mercy and grace became a necessity for fallen man
  • God's process of Re-Entry
  • Learn the different types of covenants God put into place


Memorable Quotes and Bible Verses:



"Understanding the fall of man, builds the foundation to understanding God's Kingdom here on earth and what we lost, when we lost our Dominion."

-Sebastien Richard


Then the man said, “The woman whom You gave to be with me, she gave me of the tree, and I ate.”

Genesis 3:12 (NKJV)


Then to Adam He said, “Because you have heeded the voice of your wife, and have eaten from the tree of which I commanded you, saying, ‘You shall not eat of it’:

“Cursed is the ground for your sake;
In toil you shall eat of it
All the days of your life.
18 Both thorns and thistles it shall [a]bring forth for you,
And you shall eat the herb of the field.
19 In the sweat of your face you shall eat bread
Till you return to the ground,
For out of it you were taken;
For dust you are,
And to dust you shall return.”

-Genesis [3:17]-19



"Under this broken system, only very few are actually able to do enough, run fast enough, gather enough, and make enough money to get ahead."

-Sebastien Richard



Living as citizens of The Kingdom of God and knowing what this actually means, is the only way to be freed from the present earth curse system of painful toil and sweat.

-Sebastien Richard



“For the creation waits in eager expectation for the children of God to be revealed.”

Romans [8:19]



“We know that the whole creation has been groaning as in the pains of childbirth right up to the present time. Not only so, but we ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for our adoption to sonship, the redemption of our bodies. For in this hope we were saved.”

Romans 8:22-24 (NIV)



“The man has now become like one of us, knowing good and evil. He must not be allowed to reach out his hand and take also from the tree of life and eat, and live forever.” So the Lord God banished him from the Garden of Eden to work the ground from which he had been taken. After he drove the man out, he placed on the east side of the Garden of Eden cherubim and a flaming sword flashing back and forth to guard the way to the tree of life.

Genesis [3:22]-23 (NIV)



Therefore, just as sin entered the world through one man, and death through sin, and in this way death came to all people, because all sinned.”

Romans [5:12] (NIV).



"God found Himself on the outside looking in… fully capable to intervene, but bound by His word, and in need of a plan to rescue mankind from this mess."

- Sebastien Richard



God first had to re-establish His covenant with man. Man, through disobedience, had a broken relationship with God.



God needed a few good men in the earth realm to, over time, make His big move in the person of Jesus-Christ to enter the earth realm and really shake things up.


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