Jesus wants us to love God alone. He calls us extreme evil if we do not. He hates us. If God exists then all our good works are to be done solely for him and in his honour. This has the result of attaching no value to people in themselves but making an addiction out of God which is dangerous and corrupts the victims of the idea. People must come before God for God is a mere belief!

Christians say you harm yourself if you love anything more than God. If you don’t love God at all or even worse hate him, then the damage will be very severe. Their argument is based on the idea that God creates us to enjoy a relationship with him so trying to get happiness from something else will not work and will even backfire. Also you are not being fair to them so you will have unrealistic expectations of them. If that happens then you will drive them away. Or you will expect so much of them that they will be crushed. To love something inappropriately then is really to harm it and yourself and as you are not an island the harm will spread to others who come into contact with you. This is all very heavy.

So I harm myself if I fail to give my heart and being wholly to the God who owns them anyway but who demands that I dedicate them back to him.  But see what is happening here.  You are accused of harming others if you tolerate anything that works against, even a bit, anything that makes it harder to love God entirely.  The law forces us to avoid things that harm so now we have a rationale for forcing religion on society.

If God makes me from nothing then he has more to do with what I do than I do.  He is so close to me.  He is closer to me than I am to me.  Sin and errors are nothing before the infinitely powerful love of God. He is bigger than my mistakes.

Religion talks about how God "marries" your soul.
A wife and husband create a relationship with each other but that does not mean:
They have to be unhappy and dangerous if they walk away from it.
They are bad people if they end the relationship.
Their relationship is necessarily good for them.
Thus we see that a truly good God would want people to freely choose him without there being any major bad consequences if they do not. The Christian doctrine of our need for God is riddled with veiled threats.
1 Corinthians 7
I would like you to be free from concern. An unmarried man is concerned about the Lord’s affairs—how he can please the Lord.

33 But a married man is concerned about the affairs of this world—how he can please his wife—

34 and his interests are divided. An unmarried woman or virgin is concerned about the Lord’s affairs: Her aim is to be devoted to the Lord in both body and spirit. But a married woman is concerned about the affairs of this world—how she can please her husband.

35 I am saying this for your own good, not to restrict you, but that you may live in a right way in undivided devotion to the Lord.
The text shows that loving a person as yourself can be a block. It shows that relationships are not about relationships but about God. It shows that loving your wife as yourself is not the same as loving God. Paul did teach you must love your neighbour as yourself. So how come loving your neighbour as yourself is fine and your wife as yourself isn't? The answer is that love of neighbour means do good for your neighbour for the sake of pleasing God. So it is not about the neighbour but about God.

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