A person who does not know God may be overly optimistic to honour certain things in his/her life as god, which he/she cannot quite express his/her love for, because in his/her ignorance of God, he/she has no perspective of truth.
Many a times the cause of anxiety is not knowing what we are to do in that moment. In such cases, you need to reflect on what Deut 29:29 has to say and let your soul find its rest in the Lord Jesus Christ.
If you are feeling uneasy through the day you need to think back through the day as to what triggered that uneasiness in you and deal with it according to the knowledge of God.
Love is not merely a wavering emotion but a duty given the Godly to act from the nature of Christ
people want to judge God as it helps them feel in control while having their own vacillating sorry feelings (mercy) imposed as the standard of being religious.
However during the 1500-1600 when it was truly a Theocracy, the nation prospered in trade from all across the globe but when Arminianism creeped in through John Wesley and the reformed faith split and the charismatic heresy was introduced into the Church, which all happened through the 1700s & 1800’s, the UK lost sight of Godly rule and as a result there was an uprising in her colonies.
I must add that not all people are the children of God because God’s children are so identified that they yearn to please God and are those who are given the moral disposition to exercise His righteousness
I switch from an obedient adopted son to a disobedient wretch like going from the morally sophisticated Dr. Jekyll to an immoral beast Mr. Hyde
an unbelieving person may yield to piracy and abortion only because everybody is doing it but even if the whole world robs and murders, a robbery is still a robbery and murder is still murder
the road to destruction is broad, not because many more travel it but because it is easier to give in to our fallen nature from Adam