Pleasure, delight, sweets, is not the way Christianity is usually described. It is described by some as a restrictive life. Let’s think of it as a group of children who are playing on top of a monadnock (Pilot Mountain) and around the point where the rock drops off there is a large fence. While the fence is there, the children play and run because they know that they are safe. The fence will keep them in the boundaries where it is safe. Take the fence away and the children do not run and play because they know that if they get carried away and don’t pay attention, they will fall off of the monadnock to their deaths.
Same way it is with us. While we are under Jesus’ wings, we are safe. When we leave His presence and come out from underneath His wings, we are unprotected.
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