Our songs of praise and worship often focus on God’s power to help us.
There is nothing that He cannot do!
But a possible danger lurks in this emphasis.
The danger is in connecting these songs to a God who is primarily interested in delivering us from difficult circumstances — rather than from the power of sin and death.
This is the emphasis found in a therapeutic gospel that promises a God who is primarily concerned with healing your damaged emotions and broken relationships.
Certainly God is gracious to work in every area of our lives, but the greatest display of His love and deliverance is what Christ did to free us from the curse of the Law and the power of death (Galatians 3:13; Romans 3:19-25; II Corinthians 5:17-21).
Let’s not set people up with false expectations about the Christian life being one of triumph over all…
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