I am rather sure that most of you have already heard the following quote at some point in your life.
“God loves us the way we are, but too much to leave us that way.”
Some years ago I listened to an interesting sermon on TV. It was a joy to listen to that man who was a very gifted preacher. However, at the end of his lecture you could see him addressing himself to the invisible viewing public in a sort of altar call, telling them,