Basic Survival Fears

As mortal creatures the selfish pursuit of survival and self-preservation becomes our highest good, and these survival fears lead us into all sorts of sinful practices. Almost every unwholesome pursuit of humanity – from hedonism to self-aggrandizement to acquisitiveness to rivalry to violence – can be traced back to these basic survival fears. The fear of death creates the experience of the ‘satanic’ in our lives.

The Slavery of Death – Richard Beck (13)

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