There are many versions of the phrase “God wants me to be happy.”
- “God wants me to be rich.”
- “God wouldn’t want me to rush into marriage, so I’ll live with my significant other.”
- “God wouldn’t want me to deny these feelings I have for someone of the same sex.”
The list can go on and on. Usually the person saying this phrase is trying to justify a sin that God condemns. It sounds cruel to say, “God doesn’t want me to be happy!”
But then what does God want for me?
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