Not Fear, Not Duty, But Love

A very good reminder…

Learning To Be Full Of Grace And Truth.

The freedom that Christ gives us is the desire to obey the law not out of fear or duty, but out of love for God. We are still commanded by God to live a life worthy of our calling (Ephesians 4:1). The way we are to do that is by living a life that is rooted in love.

The Bible clearly teaches that love is the motivation that makes what we do pleasing to God. Consider Matthew 22:37-40,

‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.

All the Law and the prophets hang on these two commandments! When you act out of love, you act rightly. What God is looking…

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