05/28/17 God Is: Love

John 1:1 In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.

John 3:16  “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

 

Romans 5:8 but God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

 

Zephaniah 3:17 The LORD your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.

 

1 John 4:7-8  Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God.  Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love.

 

1 Peter 5:6-7  Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you,  casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

 

1 John 4:8 Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.

 

Love cannot exist absent of others.

  • God the Father
  • God the Son
  • God the Holy Spirit

 

Romans 12:9 Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.

 

 

Ephesians 2:4-5 But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ— by grace you have been saved—