Theo... Then explain just this one scripture section: 1John 4
16 God is love, and those who abide in love abide in God, and God abides in them. 17 Love has been perfected among us in this: that we may have boldness on the day of judgment, because as he is, so are we in this world. 18 There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear; for fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not reached perfection in love. 19 We love because he first loved us. 20 Those who say, I love God, and hate their brothers or sisters, are liars; for those who do not love a brother or sister whom they have seen, cannot love God whom they have not seen. 21 The commandment we have from him is this: those who love God must love their brothers and sisters also.
Yes, God is love. And because we can trust in Him, we should fear no man, and fear no situation.
Scripture also clearly tells us — in dozens and dozens of passages — that we are to fear Him.
Are you saying that we should discard those passages that instruct us to fear God? Or will you do the hard work of trying to figure out what Scripture means when it instructs us to fear God?