Wrestling the Angels

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Whom have I in heaven but you? And earth has nothing I desire besides you. My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
Psalm 73: 25-26

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I was watching a documentary recently in which a church leader said something along the lines of this:
"Your love for God is mainly driven by your fear of hell."
And I thought to myself, "Well, that just seems wrong.  It doesn’t seem Biblical at all. I thought the whole point of being given the choice between Jesus and Satan was so that we could truly love instead of being forced into it.  There should be no fear about choosing freely."
So there it is… there is no fear in love.  The Word of God says so.

I was watching a documentary recently in which a church leader said something along the lines of this:

"Your love for God is mainly driven by your fear of hell."

And I thought to myself, "Well, that just seems wrong.  It doesn’t seem Biblical at all. I thought the whole point of being given the choice between Jesus and Satan was so that we could truly love instead of being forced into it.  There should be no fear about choosing freely."

So there it is… there is no fear in love.  The Word of God says so.

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