>One of the strongest and most prevalent fears among people is the fear of rejection.
>The fear of rejection from God has lead to all kinds of false religHow do we deal with original cause? ions.
1 Godâ€™s wrath is provoked because of Arrogance-Driven Rebellion
>Mankind is guility because he has rejected God eventhough Creation reveals God
>Creation reveals three things about God:His Invisible Attributes, His Eternal Power, His Divine Nature
>How do we deal with original cause?
>What did people do then (and still do today) with that knowledge of God?
>They did not esteem, value and glorify Him as God.
>They did not give Him thanks, Ingratitude is a despicable sin.
>â€śIn everything give thanks! For it is the will of God for you in Christ Jesus.â€ť I Th 5:18
>They committed the ultimate transgression: exchanging the glory of God for an image. Worshipping representations and creatures rather than the creator
>â€¦ and man-made religion was born! gods were made according to our image!
>Eventually we become what we worship!
>24 Therefore God gave them over in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, that their bodies might be dishonored among them.
CONCLUSION: Godâ€™s ultimate rejection consists in being delivered over to what our hearts lust. What a scary thought! On the Cross, Jesus bore the impurity, detestable and despicable acts of those He came to save. The Gospel story is the assurance, that because Jesus suffered Godâ€™s rejection, we wonâ€™t if we are found in Him. â€śBehold the Lamb of God, that takes away the sin of the worldâ€ť