We love to blame, don’t we? Go back to the garden. When God confronted Adam and Eve about their sin, what did Adam do? He blamed the woman. What did Eve do? She blamed the serpent. What did the serpent do? Well, he didn’t have a leg to stand on! (Some of you might get that later on today.)
But in 1 Samuel 15:22, Samuel says, “Does the LORD delight in burnt offerings and sacrifices as much as in obeying the voice of the LORD? To obey is better than sacrifice, and to heed is better than the fat of rams.” Most of us, and this is myself included, most of us are educated above our level of obedience. One more time. Most of us, myself included, are educated above our level of obedience. If we just obeyed, if we just did the stuff God wants us to do, then we’d be way ahead of the game.
So we need to get under the stuff that God has placed over us so that we can get over the stuff He wants to put under us. And most people live their lives never understanding that. Why does God give us authority? Why does God want us to submit to his authority and the authority structures he’s placed around us? Why? It’s for our protection. Why? It’s for our purpose.
Why? It’s for our uniqueness. Why? It’s so that we can get the most out of this one and only life. Yet, we play the blame game. We blame all of these things. And here’s what’s so funny about human beings. Are you like this? We demand an explanation all the time. Is that hilarious?© Copyright 2012 admin, All rights Reserved. Written For: Ed Young