It is good for me that I have been afflicted; that I might learn thy statutes.
“He that is not of God heareth not us.” This test determines which spirit a person is following – the Spirit of Truth or the spirit of error. If they refuse to listen when Truth is preached, they are not of God. They are following the spirit of error.- by Ken Raggio.
1 John 4:19
We love him, because he first loved us.
1 John 4:18
There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.
1 John 4:13
Hereby know we that we dwell in him, and he in us, because he hath given us of his Spirit.
And I will make an everlasting covenant with them, that I will not turn away from them, to do them good; but I will put my fear in their hearts, that they shall not depart from me.
And they shall be my people, and I will be their God: And I will give them one heart, and one way, that they may fear me for ever, for the good of them, and of their children after them: