Command and Promise

When is a command more than a command? When it is God's. Why? Because each of His commands is twofold and includes not only a command but a promise that it can be obeyed.

Would a loving mother knowingly ask her child to do something she knew he couldn't? Of course not! Nor would our all-wise and all-loving Father-Mother God. God is just, and He knows man to be His own self-expression, therefore obedient and infinitely able.

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