please take love for granted

Why are we told to not take God's love for granted?Negatively, it's usually used to control us. It's used to make us afraid of not being able to get it or keep it. It's used to dictate to us how to live our lives, how to feel, think and behave.Positively, it's used to make us continually mindful of God's love, always thinking about it, always thankful for it, always living up to it.I want to suggest that neither of these are perfect. Obviously, the first is fear based. Less … [Read more...]