Thought #1: Except that, as you are, you are totally depraved, and unable to do anything worthy of the God who created you. So, you know, fix that and then be who He created you to be.
Thought #2: How does one jive this with people who don't act like who they are? Like men that don't want to be men?
Proverbs 6:15 ->The wicked get sudden destruction, not warning after warning.
1 Samuel 25:10 ->Don't answer kindness with rudeness.
1 Timothy 5:18 ->Paul refers to Luke as 'Scripture.'
1 Timothy 5:18 ->Churches have a responsibility to meet the needs of those who serve and to do so adequately.
Prayer: Lord God, thank you for your protection in storms. I pray you will protect those who are in danger from them now.