It’s not what we do for God; it’s what God has done for us.
We switch from trying to love God to just letting God love us.
And it’s at that point we fall in love with God.
Up to now, we haven’t really loved God; we’ve largely been afraid of God.
Finally, perfect love casts out all fear.
As John says, “In love there can be no fear.
Fear is driven out by perfect love.
To fear is to still expect punishment.
Anyone who is still afraid is still imperfect in the ways of love” (see 1 John 4:18).