This is a great video, and only 20 minutes or so. I highly recommend everyone view it. Also, if you don’t watch the video, you probably won’t understand the next nine sentences.
Her premise makes a lot of sense from a clinical perspective, but it has so many more applications and power in light of the Gospel.
If you’re a believer, you can’t logically maintain a “Be Good” mindset. You aren’t good. Even your good falls short for a million different reasons. So you can only be getting better.
And that’s not a sad outcome, it’s a beautiful outcome. You don’t have to be good, Jesus is good on your behalf. Honestly, you aren’t even required to be good, but in understanding what Jesus did for you… you’ll want to. How could you not?