Do You Love God or Fear Him?
For the past two weeks, I’ve been sharing a progression of thought about God as it relates to love and fear.
We are to fear God, which begins to produce understanding and wisdom. We grow to understand that God is love and ultimately that perfect love—as embodied by Jesus—removes our fear.
Though we may start with fear, God’s perfect love (Jesus) removes it.
It is the love of Jesus that supersedes our fear of God.
Peter DeHaan writes about biblical spirituality, often with a postmodern slant. He seeks a fresh approach to faith and following God through the lens of scripture, without the baggage of made-up traditions and meaningless practices. Read more in his books, blog, and weekly email updates.