Our User-Friendly God…

We often think we have done God a favor by down-playing the whole idea of His judgment.  Our user-friendly God does not punish sin.  He certainly doesn’t send people to hell.  But hell gives us a picture of the absolute perfection and beauty of GOd.  Hell is what hell is because that’s what sin against an infinitely beautiful and glorious God deserves.  Hell is not one degree hotter than our sin demands it to be.  Hell should make our mouths stand agape at the righteous, just holiness of God.

– Greear, J.D.; Gospel: Recovering the Power that Made Christianity Revolutionary; B&H Publishing Group; Nashville, TN; Copyright 2011; Kindle Edition; page 93

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