Love In Response to Goodness Isn’t Love

Love in response to goodness isn’t love, but reward.  Fortunately for us, that’s not God’s way.  Our relationship with God is not a matter of reward, but of love.  And that’s why we can enjoy such staggering in his presence.

– Steve Brown, A Scandalous Freedom: The Radical Nature of the Gospel, copyright 2004, Howard Books, page 232

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