Is It Possible To Displease a Loving God?
“...and try to discern what is pleasing to the Lord.” (Ephesians 5:10) I remember several years back hearing that the gospel teaches that as children of God, we cannot please God because He is already pleased with those who are in Jesus Christ. It was said that He is our Father and He is always pleased with us as His children. This unfortunate, albeit well-intended, teaching has been a detriment to the church. It errs in that it fails to make a distinction between our positio