Fulfilling God’s Longings for Us


We don't often picture God has having a longing for our sake; the image is too startling and goes against the idea of God's omnipotence. Most people would reject an image of God, like a parent watching from a distance, hoping we'll make the right decisions, the best decisions -- grounded in his realities -- so he can be more fully involved with our lives. We think, "God can do anything; if he wants something for me, he'll make it happen."But as we see throughout scripture, and particularly … [Read more...]