Context is Everything: 1 John 4:8

Context is Everything: Ecclesiastes 1:2
July 22, 2019
Context is Everything: Matthew 16:18
July 8, 2019

“God is love” is a Bible verse that has been misused, misunderstood and misapplied by religions, philosophies and metaphysical movements all over the world. In today’s message, we looked at the difference between Attributes and Essence when speaking about God. We discussed whether the God of the Bible is personal or impersonal. We looked at “God is love” in its larger scriptural context and found that God’s nature and his sending of Jesus as a sacrifice for humankind are inextricably linked. Followers of Jesus carry the nature of God with them wherever they go… so we choose to love in giving, forgiving, blessing and sacrifice.