Thursday, July 30, 2015

Decided with love

"The Kingdom of heaven is like a net thrown into the sea, which collects fish of every kind. When it is full they haul it ashore and sit down to put what is good into buckets..."
Matthew 13:47
This complete reading could scare the pants right off anyone, but the reassuring part of it is:  At least human beings aren't making the Big Decision of who is good and who isn't! Verse 49 tells us that "the angels" will separate the wicked from the righteous.  Assuming that the angels will take their cue from God, the decisions will be Divine, not based on what humans deem good or bad. God will look into a person's heart--the same heart God created--and see the person as they really are.  With the love of a parent for a child, Creator for the one created, God will decide.  And what a relief that is!  Love, heidi

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