24 July 2014

Perfect Love

"Such love has no fear, because perfect love expels all fear. If we are afraid, it is for fear of punishment, and this shows that we have not fully experienced his perfect love." ~1 John 4:18 NLT

When we truly do receive the outpouring of the Love of Jesus Christ, fear loses its grip, its power over us. Because we know. We know who He is, and we KNOW we can trust Him. Totally. 

If you still operate in fear . . . if fear holds sway in your decisions, relationships, or anywhere else in your life, seek this Jesus. Seek Him and He will be found. Of this I testify. 

He will be found. 

And you will know. 

And you will learn, all at once and then incrementally*, how to walk in faith. 

(*That sounds like a contradiction, but it's not. You'll see. ;-) ) 

1 comment:

  1. Annalea, what a truly beautiful post! This topic came up in a conversation I had recently. I found myself saying the very same stuff you posted... only I think you delivered the sentiment with more grace and beauty. Thank you for the beautiful thoughts to start off a beautiful day!


I welcome questions and concerns--they are most often what spur us closer to the truth. I only ask that we all give everyone the most generous benefit of the doubt, assigning the best motives possible. A soft answer truly does turn away wrath, and an atmosphere of Jesus's love is the best for learning, no matter which side of a discussion you're on.

Thanks so much, and God bless you!