It reminds us that God is not bound to offer grace to the disbelieving rebels, although He has done so time after time. It reminds us that God may also speak judgment to those who close their ears to His grace.
We aren’t alone in being misunderstood; God is often misunderstood, too. Two of the passages for today address God’s judgment, but—because that judgment doesn’t immediately follow—people are lulled into misunderstanding God.
From a young age, most of us were taught that there are certain words that Christians just shouldn’t say. The rule is easy—don’t cuss—but easy rules can be deceptive.
How does your identity shape who you are and how you interact with others?