That’s why Paul wrote that people suppress the truth “by their unrighteousness” (Romans 1:18). Our hearts are so disposed to self-gratification that we resist anything that challenges that, making us blind to clear and compelling evidence for our Creator. Because we think God is an obstacle to our gratification, we get him out of the way through unbelief.
Our belief problem is a heart problem. While it’s helpful to seek intellectual answers for our doubts, what we need more than anything is an answer for our heart. We need someone to take our sin of exalting ourselves and show us that we were made for God’s glory. We need someone to take our sin of gratifying our sinful desires and show us that in God’s presence there is
This article was written by J.D. Greear and originally appeared at his blog. Find it here.
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