At the intersection of God’s sovereignty and His grace lies a challenging area for many Christians. His goodness.
More and more people these days are walking away from God because they cannot reconcile that intersection in their mind and heart. Why is it so challenging? Why is it hard to believe in God’s goodness while understanding He has the right to judge and the mercy to forgive?
We see horrible things all around us. Americans are masters of entertaining themselves into a drunken stupor to forget the horrible things that lie right outside our doors. Fear, shame, guilt and regret crouch at everyone’s door, waiting to pounce at the first sign of free mental energy. So we put off the inevitable encounter.