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Originally posted by dancer
Can it be that Simple???
Ain't we a pair???
uuuummmm...well, in certain ways, maybe. Although those limits exist only in human perception of divine actions.
Originally posted by Esoteric Teacher
mercy has limits.
I don't think that fear and hate will cease to exist (as possibilities) but that every soul will become an 'overcomer', too (making it impossible to hate and fear)--and so 'evil' (darkness) will not cease to exist, but rather will be overcome by the 'good' (light).
God will not blink fear and hate out of existance, because then God would loose their polar opposite: Love.
Wow. That's deep. But makes sense.
God is truth, and truth is that truth needs to love truth in order to continue to exist.
Exactly. But it's accomplished for us, by God, through ourselves, and His reasons are to cause creation to benefit creation for our sakes, because of Love. He didn't have to do any of it, but He did.
Therefore God cannot will out of existance fear and hate and retain love, only creation can accomplish that for God.
Originally posted by slymattb
does'nt say somewhere in the Bible God is love. God is a very father'ly type person and he can only love. Its our sin's and none belief in christ that takes us away for him.
Originally posted by queenannie38
He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love.
1 John 4:8
And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him.
1 John 4:16
Leave it to the Beloved John to tell it like it is.