Based on Malachi 3:16-18 I believe the Lord will harken to us as we consider his word together.
Much of the problem has to do with being able to catch the vision of His glory and how devoid the fallen condition is of THAT glory.
Hi James. Good to hear from you. I agree with you. In the end, sin is to come short of the glory of God.
Romans 3:23 For all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God,