Kudzu: look away and it will jump you, strangle you, tear you to pieces, consume you

kudzu

I was wanting to drive over the gap today on the way back from Communion calls, but the forest service still has the road barred, perhaps because too many vehicles were grabbed and eaten by kudzu. This fellow looked away for just a moment, and it was all over.

Oh, and if you’re thinking this is a great analogy for sin, don’t, unless you add three words, “from the Lord”, for we cannot so much battle sin directly as be lifted out of it from on high: “Sin: look away from the Lord and it will jump you, strangle you, tear you to pieces, consume you.” And… and… the Lord can even reach into the wreckage and extract us. It’s a matter of love, not of strategy.

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One response to “Kudzu: look away and it will jump you, strangle you, tear you to pieces, consume you

  1. Terrific analogy. Nature is simply amazing in it’s silent testimony to God and the truth of His word.
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