Which is better, MY grace or MY goodness? Obedience always produces a better result. The difficulties facing you may be due to choosing a way, apart and opposed to me. This is not about sin, but about following MY voice.
I need you to trust MY voice, even when it violates your feelings. To hear ME over the voices of compromise. To believe your heart and ignore your mind. The heart hears me, but do you hear ME?
Jonah was angry, because God was merciful and compassionate, long-suffering and full of love. His head was against Niveveh, but his heart was for the Lord. Jonah knew God was gracious, but thought Nineveh deserved wrath.
Can you override your opinions, of others and love? Will you be an extension of grace to those that have violated MY laws? Can you forgive them and serve them, as I have forgiven you and served you?
I knew that you are a gracious and compassionate God, slow to anger and abounding in love, a God who relents from sending calamity