“This is the way salvation works.  As you step back, the light in you steps forward and encompasses the world.  It heralds not the end of sin in punishment and death.  In lightness and in laughter is sin gone, because its quaint absurdity is seen.  It is a foolish thought, a silly dream, not frightening, ridiculous perhaps, but who would waste an instant in approach to God Himself for such a senseless whim?”

I certainly would not. This reminds me that to “fear God” does not mean, as I used to think, to be in terror of Him. It simply means reverence, awe, which can feel like fear with pounding heart and so forth; but it isn’t. As for sin being a joke, well, as I said earlier, play is a wonderful way to learn, so I will laugh with Jesus at the idea that love, which is what we all are, can sin.




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