We Are, By Nature, Glory-Hoarding, Self-Centered Control Freaks

It amazes me that you will hear great concern from inside the church about too much grace, but rarely will you ever hear great concern from inside the church about too many rules.  Indeed, the absurdity of God’s indiscriminate compassion always gets “religious” people up in arms.  Why?  Because we are, by nature, glory-hoarding, self-centered control freaks – God wannabes.  That’s why.

– Tchividian, Tullian; One Way Love: Inexaustible Grace for an Exhausted World; David Cook Publishers; copyright 2013; Kindle Edition; Location 96

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