Will Gods goodness get you what you do not deserve, like a magic spell that conjures up winning lottery tickets simply by asking for it? Of course not.
We tend to have an “all in” account of our emotions. We feel one thing or the other, but not simultaneous emotions. Or do we?
You could be doing the most charitable work, but if your inner workings are grumbling in protest, you are only partially satisfactory in God's eye.
The truth is we don't know for sure. All we have are eyewhitness accounts of his body missing from the tomb and tales of sightings of him in the hours and days immediately after the discovery of the empty tomb.
We must rewrite what it means to be Christian for our modern age by dispelling with the old fashion, out-dated cultural notions of worship.
Jesus helped us to understand the "selfish benefit" of our "selfless acts".