Fear of Hell vs. Love of God

Knowledge of and belief in hell — as important as they are — are unable to create worshipers…Heaven is not a place for those who are afraid of hell; it’s a place for those who love God…Even if you could scare people into a semblance of Christian religion, they would not be true worshipers, because their fear of God — which is a good thing — would not be shaped by their love for God.”

– Matt Chandler, The Explicit Gospel (Re:Lit)

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