Disappointment with God

Randy Alcorn

Randy Alcorn

There seems to be a high level of discontentment with many people today. Randy Alcorn speaks about this:

“Our culture is riddled with a poisonous spirit of entitlement. We always think we deserve more. We’re disappointed with our family, neighbors, church, the waitress, the sales clerk, and the department of motor vehicles. Ultimately we’re disappointed with God. He hasn’t given us everything we want.

What madness! If only we could see our situation clearly—even for a moment. We deserved expulsion; He gives us a diploma. We deserved the electric chair; He gives us a parade. Anything less than overwhelming gratitude should be unthinkable. He owes us nothing. We owe Him everything. When you realize you deserve nothing better than hell, it puts a ‘bad day’ in perspective, doesn’t it?”

“Out of his fullness we have all received grace in place of grace already given.”—John 1:16.

“Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father…”—James 1:17.


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