Big Brother! Orwell's 1984 is here "whether you like it or not". Have heroes of freedom become our thought police? Prager University has some excellent teachings about this.
When you stand before God on judgment day, do you want to have a legacy of love and faithfulness for God and loved ones to speak of? Or a selfish legacy?
If we want to save souls, should we run to help someone seeking help or run to fight with someone hoping to win a quarrel?
Is God's love consistent with His giving us a choice between heaven and hell?
Holy of Holies. Am I ready to face God? Am I about to have my appointment with eternity? Is God loving but unholy? Or is He holy and awesome?
How much does God love you? A little? A lot?
Well, He died on the cross to save you from your sin.
And that’s a lot of love.
How would He feel if you turned Him down?
If you decided you’d rather perish forever than love Him.
I’m sure you would hurt God deeply.
Many people hate to hear those words. After all, how could God love us if we are sinful, undeserving, selfish, and have a horrible past?
Others who are equally sinful are totally ignorant of their sin. They thank God they are not as bad as the robber, the molester, the murderer, the terrorist, the drug pusher, the alcoholic, the adulterer. They’re happy to hear God loves them because they feel worthy. But, to hear that God loves the really bad sinner is offensive to them. So they rule their churches with the iron fist of hypocrisy bullying their pastors and ministers into compliance. They’re modern day Pharisees, and one may wonder if they ever will be saved from their ignorance, their arrogance, or their sin.