Much of modern western society has been so imbued with the propriety of self-esteem and self-will that virtually every desire has come to be considered a right. MacArthur, John. Romans 1-8 MacArthur New Testament Commentary (MacArthur New Testament Commentary Series) (Kindle Locations 363-365). Moody Publishers. Kindle Edition.
Biblically, we must realize that the size of what our eyes see is rarely a good way to estimate the greatness of something in the eyes of God. Dever, Mark. Nine Marks of a Healthy Church (Kindle Locations 385-387). Good News Publishers. Kindle Edition.
Today people believe to be true simply what they desire to be true. Dever, Mark. Nine Marks of a Healthy Church (Kindle Locations 864-865). Good News Publishers. Kindle Edition.