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But God, who is rich in mercy, out of the great love with which he loved us even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive with Christ- by grace you have been saved. Ephesians 2

Consider how awesome our God is and consider how awful we are. The first three verses of Ephesians 2 focuses on the wretchedness of man and how utterly they deserve wrath because they are nothing else but children of wrath. if God should have left all men to continue in their state, they would have all received nothing but wrath. It amazes me that those without Christ and those who do not know God show contempt at the wrath of God. They ridicule it and mock it, they say well if God is a God of love, then how can he be wrathful? for then how should God deal with the sins of men. Should he pass it by and show indifference like so many of them do? Should he ignore the cries of justice and not uphold his glory? God is not like you and will punish you and your sins. He bends his bow and points his arrow at wickedness and the target is your heart. That pool in which flows all manner of godlessness, that pool in which the devils swim. Your heart is filthy and it pollutes the earth, yea it touches also upon the whole universe and to the molecule. Do you think that the sun shines on you willingly if it were not for the sovereign hands of God the hosts of heavens should have long attacked you with its full weight and it would have been their delight. Yea it would be the delight of the earth to spill you out. Consider the depths of your depravity and weep- weep with sackcloth and ashes upon your head and it is in this pitiful condition that God so loved you, yea He loved you with all his weight that He thought it good to send his Son to die for you. And not just to die for you but also to cleanse you and make you clean, that now your heart should be righteous and you should be the blessed man. Is this not wonderful and should you not rejoice at such an undeserving mercy. But many mock it because of their perverse hearts and cling to their sins and do not accept the free offer of love.



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