“[Do we] trust in the misguided thought that, well, God is basically all good so we can do as we wish and then expect Him to bless us because He is good, and God is love…?”
“We look at the what, God looks at the why.
“Well, I go to church.” Why…
“I read the Bible.” Why…
“I did that good thing for that person.” Why…”
“Maybe this is you right now, maybe you’re in the middle of God’s loving, re-aligning, teaching discipline…”
“I have no doubt that if they, or we for that matter, return to Him and put away all elements of our lives that render us cows of Bashan, that He has a life prepared for us that exceeds our wildest dreams.”
“God’s unswerving, unchanging, immutable, ineffable character is the reason His promise never fades…”