When you don’t get what you deserve,

DSC_1527-0thank God because that is Hell.

All have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God.

The wages of sin is death.

These verses from Romans show humanity’s desperate need for forgiveness from God. Fortunately, He is more than will to lavish us with mercy. All we need to do is ask.

The spirit of entitlement, our zeitgeist, says we deserve more. We’re getting cheated out of a whole of good stuff. By the 1%. By our family. By God.

But what are we truly entitled to? Hell.

Because of our rebellion, our sin.

What we get instead? Heaven. If only we ask for it, want it.

3 responses to “When you don’t get what you deserve,

  1. OH SO TRUE and puts is all into perspective!

  2. Sometimes, the fact that we deserve condemnation and separation from God is what keeps us from Him even when we know He wants the opposite for us. Even when we do accept His gift—His love—we never really stop deserving hell. It makes things complicated sometimes.

  3. Thanks! Another “must share.” I am so thankful I’m not getting what I deserve from God.

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