created good is a by-product of loving God


Let me finally stress that any good that is generated by Christians is only the net effect of caring for something more than the good created. If there are benevolent consequences of our engagement with the world, in other words, it is precisely because it is not rooted in a a desire to change the world for the better but rather because it is an expression of a desire to honor the creator of all goodness, beauty and truth, a manifestation of our loving obedience to God, a d a fulfillment of God’s command to love our neighbor.

To Change the World, pp. 226-227, by James Davidson Hunter

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