Sixty years of Self-esteem shoved down the throats of baby boomers, their children and now their grandchildren has created the perfect storm in this nation of Self-Centeredness and Entitlement. Some might say those are the same things, and indeed they are two sides of the same coin.
Let us not forget that we are not loved by God because we are good. What goodness we might hold is because a good God loves us. That small distinction makes a world of difference.
Take Away: What goodness we might hold is because a good God loves us.