That’s a good question. If we’ve ALL sinned, and sin deserves DEATH, why haven’t we ALL gotten what we deserve?
Because God loves us. He launched his “rescue plan” to save as many as possible from the death we deserve. The people of Egypt who were holding the Israelites as slaves – the Israelites who told God his plan was WRONG – the people of Canaan who tried to stop God from giving the Israelites that land – they were all standing in the way of God’s rescue plan. Thinking you can stop God’s rescue plan is a little bit like thinking you can stop a freight train by standing in front of it. It’s NOT VERY SMART – and you’re PROBABLY going to get HURT.
So – do you have a song for THAT?!?
Uh… well… let’s see… that’s a tricky one…
All right – how about this?
You can’t stop a train
By standin’ in the track.
You can’t stop an avalanche
By yellin’ – “Hey! Turn back!”
And standin’ in the way
Of what God is gonna do –
Will be really, really, really, really
Not so good for you!
SUNDAY SCHOOL LADY
Can I help out, Cap’n Pete?