What If The Creator Were Good?
How would we act if we were to discover that God is not mad at us, and that He is truly trying to help humans have a better life. What would we think if we were to find that our Creator were good and that all His intentions were to reward humans instead of judge them!
I love the movie “Bruce Almighty” as a reflection of the relational and relevant aspect of God. Morgan Freeman played the most amazing representation of a concerned and kind creator! But is the Hollywood representation depicted in this movie close to reality? I believe, in some ways, yes!
Christmas & Easter
How has Christmas and Easter portrayed God as Good? Some “believers” celebrate these public traditions as pivotal events in human interaction with our Creator. Christmas is viewed by some as the birth celebration of Christ, the Son of God (the most wonderful time of the year). While Easter is commonly viewed as the celebration of the period in history when God allowed His human born Son, Jesus, to die in place of all humans so our errors in life may be erased!
If This Were True!
If it were true that these two public events were associated with God reaching down to humanity in kindness and goodness then could it be possible that God is really not out to judge humans but to reward them?
Why Would He Go To All That Trouble?
Being of the belief that Christmas and Easter exist as reminders of our Creator wanting to reach out in kindness to us, I have one question. Why would He go to all that trouble to send His Son to us if He wanted to judge us? Why not just wipe us out and be done with us?
Could There Be Another Answer?
Could there be a possibility that God is not out to judge us but in fact He is out to reward us? I think this is the only logical conclusion to the matter.
3 Undeniable Proofs
I see 3 undeniable proofs in Scripture that state God’s absolute willingness to reward all humanity rather than judge us!
1. God Sent His Son
“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”
John 3:16 (NIV)
2. God Doesn’t Want Anyone To Perish
“The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.”
2 Peter 3:9 (NIV)
3. God Rewards Those Who Earnestly Seek Him
“And without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to him must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who earnestly seek him.”
Hebrews 11:6 (NIV)
Source by Dr. Steven J. Lynne