To love man is to follow the value of man to its logical conclusion. To love a man who possesses no inherent value is to destroy the value of love itself because it would be based on a mere nothing.
God hates what is bad and loves what is good. No man is good.
You seem to have a warped view of total depravity. Total depravity addresses mans total inability to save himself or love/choose God! What or who told you man is worth nothing. The WT? Certainly not the bible!
Romans 9:22What if God, although willing to demonstrate His wrath and to make His power known, endured with much patience vessels of wrath prepared for destruction? 23 And He did so to make known the riches of His glory upon vessels of mercy, which He prepared beforehand for glory,
God is above the law, when He himself created the law based on perfect understanding?
God is above the law, when He himself created the law based on perfect understanding of man, His creation.
How can this be true?
He is God. Terry is not. Man is not God's equal, he is God's servant. Jesus came as a servant and served man out of love for him, not because He owed man anything. He came to redeem those He choose (and loved) before the foundation of the world.