God made man, and man made sin. So why start trembling when God says to you “Let sinners perish from my face”? What God is saying to you is: “Let that perish in you which you made, and I will preserve what I made.”
We were going to Sunday meeting, Kate decided. It would be good for us. “Oh God,” I protested, “I don’t have to contemplate my sin, do I, Kate?” “You do,” she replied in a very practical tone.