Reading Time: 3 minutes God is love. We tend to diminish this aspect of God’s nature. We confuse it with the fickle love we experience as humans. This is not God’s love. God is so defined by being love that if we have a relationship with Him, we will love as well. It is a wonderful idea to contemplate. John emphasizes just how important this is to God. He says that if we don’t love, we don’t actually know God.
Reading Time: 3 minutes God is saying “What do you mean what do I mean? I showed you what love is by sending my son to be born and die for you”. We know what he means. But like my kids and myself when I was a kid, we pretend we don’t understand.
Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s difficult to feel thankful when you’re stressed out and things aren’t going according to plan. But as Christians, we should always have an attitude of gratitude all year long, and not just around the holidays.