“no fear in love”

Author of the popular The Chronicles of Narnia fiction book/movie series, C.S. Lewis was a writer, teacher, and lay theologian. His books on Christian belief are read and quoted widely, years after his death.

"faith, hope, love" each word written on a card, strung on a line with clothes pins

from 1 John 4:16-21, English Standard Version  Bible

So we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and whoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him.

By this is love perfected with us, so that we may have confidence for the day of judgment, because as he is so also are we in this world.

 There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love.

We love because he first loved us.

If anyone says, “I love God,” and hates his brother, he is a liar; for he who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot  loveGod whom he has not seen.

And his commandment we have from him: whoever loves God must also love his brother.

You can read the English Standard Version free at ESV.org

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Author of the popular The Chronicles of Narnia fiction book/movie  series, C.S. Lewis was a writer, teacher,  and lay theologian. His books on Christian belief are read and quoted widely, years after his death.

In The Four Loves, Mr. Lewis explains 4 types of love-affection, friendship, erotic love, and the love of God

In A Grief Observed Lewis reflects on his own grief following his wife’s death after their brief marriage

 

 

 

Dear friends, I hope all is well with you and that you are as healthy in body as you are strong in spirit. 

3 John 2 , NLT

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Author: Aletha Cress Oglesby, M.D.

I am a family physician who loves to write about the HEART of HEALTH. On my blog, Watercress Words, I inform and inspire us in healthy living. My ideas come from my training, experiences, medical practice, personal life, and medicine in the media. There's always something new and interesting to explore in the world of health and medicine.

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