The entirety of the biblical narrative is one of individuals being given the understanding of how to best honor and serve both the Creator and the Creation, those individuals deciding that they have a better idea of how to do those things, turning them into selfish pursuits, and then being extremely frustrated that the world isn’t the way they expected it to be.
Injected into the struggle is one man who decides to honor and serve the Creator and the Creation the way it was intended rather than making his own rules. The result was that hearts were changed, neighborhoods were injected with new life, and love became the order of the day.
It’s still our story today. It’s a story of an invitation to rule and reign together being twisted by a desire to rule and reign alone. And in doing so, we continue to destroy everyone we meet. Choose love. Choose unity. Choose life. Not on our terms, but on his.