What’s the hardest thing for people to believe?
For those who have no consciousness of sin, it’s hard for them to believe that God could not love them. Such people need to be convicted of their sin to seek mercy.
However, for those of us who have some awareness of our sinfulness and folly, the hardest thing for us to believe is that God could love us, want to be with us, and desires relationship with us.
Such doubting unbelief can severely hamper spiritual life and joy. Proverbs 8 reveals God’s love in an amazingly reassuring way, encouraging us to receive God’s love in enjoy assurance of it in Christ.
Read more in my sermon notes.