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To Oliver: There is a fear in love that "I do not things so I may loose my beloved"

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Submitted by Syed Rafey Husain (Pakistan), Jul 6, 2007 at 02:52

"Christianity begins with love and proceeds to respect and reverence and fellowship and returns to love".

Dear Oliver, I agree with you. Christianity begins with love and proceeds to respect and reverence and fellowship and returns to love and so is Islam and I agree that it has an element of fear. It is there to balance human nature which may find pleasure in sin.

Dear Oliver, do you have a child? If you grow him only in your love only without any boundaries or rules, then he will become sensitive, compassionate but at the same time will know no rule worth following.

So in Christianity, Jesus (May peace and blessing on him) asked us to stay away from sin. A command, a sence of responsibility and a mature behavior towards life. This is fear in love. You follow (i.e. care or fear to follow) Jesus in love and so is the basis of Islam.

My love to you.

And there is only One True All Mighty so let us love him and let us pray him.

Syed Rafey Husain

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