“Man’s root problem before God is his sin, which evokes wrath, and God’s basic provision for man [is] to be propitiation, which out of wrath brings peace.” Knowing God by J. I. Packer
Jesus offers a higher standard of conduct by which believers are to live: imitating the Father, glorifying the Father, fellowship with the Father, and honoring the Father. As Jesus obeyed God, so must we. “Be holy for I am holy.”
Do I know my real identity? I am a child of God. It’s about spiritual orientation: the difference between murder and being angry. One is physical behavior and the other is soul orientation.
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