There Is No Fear in Love
“There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love” (1 John 4:18).
Everything I want to say about love is easily found in 1 John 4. So I dearly wish I could quote that entire passage here. But since my assignment is to share my own thoughts, allow me to explain why this part of the Bible and its words on love are so vitally important for these particular days. So yes, the love I’m talking about here has little to do with the fourteenth of February, and chocolates and flowers (though those are always nice).
We’ve been riding out a rough …