Frustrated? Try God

CAL THOMAS COMMENTARY JANUARY 12, 2018

         THERE IS A LITTLE VERSE IN ROMANS, CHAPTER EIGHT WHERE PAUL WRITES THAT GOD HAS BUILT FUTILITY INTO HIS CREATION “IN HOPE” THE CREATION WILL TURN TO HIM.

         IN MY DECADES OF LIVING IN THE WASHINGTON AREA, I HAVE SEEN PEOPLE PUT THEIR FAITH IN ALL SORTS OF THINGS, FROM POLITICIANS, TO SCIENCE, TO ACADEMIA, TO THEMSELVES.

         DEMOCRATS CLAIM REPUBLICANS ARE RUINING THE COUNTRY AND SO IF WE ELECT THEM THEY WILL FIX IT. WE DO AND THEY DON’T. REPUBLICANS CLAIM DEMOCRATS ARE RUINING THE COUNTRY AND IF WE ELECT THEM THEY WILL FIX IT. WE DO AND THEY DON’T.

         THE REASON FOR THE FRUSTRATION IS THAT TOO MANY OF US ARE PUTTING FAITH IN PEOPLE, INSTITUTIONS AND PARTIES THAT CAN’T DELIVER OUR BASIC NEED – AND THAT IS A CHANGE IN HUMAN NATURE.

         ONLY GOD CAN DELIVER THAT AND HE WILL ONLY DELIVER IT IF WE TURN TO HIM AND ASK FOR IT. NOT POLITICIANS, PARTIES, OR CAUSES, BUT GOD, HIMSELF.

         HE’S WAITING TO COME IN…TO AMERICA AND TO THE HEARTS OF AMERICANS. AS THE OLD HYMN ASKS, “WHY WON’T YOU LET HIM COME IN?” IT’S THE ONLY WAY TO END THE FRUSTRATION. I’M CAL THOMAS IN WASHINGTON.