Ephesians 1:4-5 (CEV) Before the world was created, God had Christ choose us to live with him and to be his holy and innocent and loving people. God was kind and decided that Christ would choose us to be God’s own adopted children.
It’s about time I get to be part of somebody’s family. But what does that even mean? How am I supposed to believe you, Father dearest, when you’ve seemed a little shady Yourself sometimes? And we ain’t gonna talk about your people. I’ve been stabbed and left for dead more in THIS family. It ain’t a whole lot different from my flesh and blood folks. Those holy-rollin, bible thumpin, evil attitude havin, saints. They can quote a scripture but don’t have no idea what you said. Don’t know You at all and definitely can’t tell me the truth about you.
Oh, but ain’t that the story of life.