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PUTTING THE HAPPINESS CART BEFORE THE DOING-GOD’S-WILL HORSE

Putting the cart before the horse

No other age in Western history has been as obsessed with finding happiness as our current one.

And is it just a coincidence that no other age in Western history has been as estranged from God as our current one?

Most people today (including Christians) believe that happiness is a human right, and so they spend all of their time and money pursuing things they think will make them happy.

But if that to-do list of things doesn’t include “doing God’s will”, their efforts will be in vain. They’ll just be putting the happiness cart before the doing-God’s-will horse, which will get them nowhere fast. (more…)