We can’t force anyone to love us. They must choose to do so.
Likewise, God cannot force anyone to love Him. They must choose to do so.
This is why God’s government can never be based on force. It is based on love and love can never be forced.
God, desiring to have creatures who love Him, made them free. But making them free meant that is carried the risk that His creatures would choose NOT to love Him.
And the record of this world is clear- the vast majority of people have chosen it to follow God. But, even though most choose not to love Him, it has never and will never change His response to them. His response is always love, whether we choose to respond to love or not.
Christ, becoming a baby, living our life and then dying our death is the clearest demonstration of the love…
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