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There is no fear in love, but perfect 
love casts out fear. - 1 John 4:18 (NRSV)

When I was a child my family did not attend church regularly. My primary exposure to preaching was through radio sermons that were mostly about fearing God’s condemnation. I started to attend church at age 12, and I was relieved to discover that the preaching there was much different. The...

Today's Prayer
Gracious God, free us from fear, and help us to embrace the truth that through the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ we are justified by your grace. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Romans 8:31-39

Thought for the Day

Nothing can separate us from God’s love.

Prayer Focus

Those who fear God’s condemnation


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