Saturday, June 04, 2011

Daily Thought: Choosing Hell

"Thus no one chooses in the abstract to go to hell or even to be the kind of person who belongs there.  But their orientation toward self leads them to become the kind of person for whom away-from-God is the only place for which they are suited.  It is a place they would in the end, choose for themselves, rather than come to humble themselves before God and accept who he is.  Whether or not God's will is infinitely flexible, the human will is not.  There are limits beyond which it cannot bend back, cannot turn or repent." ~ Dallas Willard, Renovation of the Heart, p. 57

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