If God were unable to be wounded by our rejection of Him, or unable to be infuriated when He sees people in His image oppressing each other and abusing creation, that’s when He would be an unjust psychopath.
2 Samuel 7:1-17; 1 Kings 8:20-30, 65-66
Sanctification and transformation
Come from delayed gratification…
Exodus 1:8-14; 3:1-14; 34:1-8
Sinai is all about identity. It is about who the Israelites are, and about who God Himself is.
Genesis 12:1-5; 15:1-6; 22:1-18
The story of Abraham and Sarah not only gives us a preview of God’s plan to win back the hearts of humans in general, but shows us God winning the hearts of individual humans.
Genesis 1:24-28; Genesis 2:15-25
“The only way for another created being to take over the humans’ role as the God-designated rulers on the earth is to create a rift between them and God.”