Signs of the Times

From a Sunday School Lesson
in the Farm and Dairy
Salem, Ohio

God is not a God who enjoys getting people into trouble; He takes delight in getting them out of it. The root of a man's feeling toward God should not be fear, but loving gratitude ....

How do people react to the Law of God, especially as we find His will in the "Ten Commandments? ... God's laws, like man's, seem (to some people) like so many prison bars. But His laws are laws of freedom, not restraint, because He is the freedom-loving God. It is written into the Preface of the Ten Commandments: "I [the Giver of these laws] am the Lord thy God, which have brought thee ... out of the house of bondage."

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