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By Max Ridgway
Grace and Faith Fellowship 

Getting rid of the fear of God

 

November 23, 2018



In his first epistle, the Apostle John has a lot to say about our relationship with God, which he describes as a relationship based on love, specifically God’s love for us. He writes that “we love him because he first loved us.” Our love for God, therefore, is merely a response to his love for us, because, as John says, he loved us first. Furthermore, the Apostle Paul tells us that God loved us while we were sinners, highlighting the fact that his love for us, and therefore our relationship with him, is not based on our actions or performance, but solely upon his grace.

John makes so...



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