24 Apr John 15:9 (God’s love)
Posted on Thursday 24 April, 2008
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As the Father loves me, so I also love you. Remain in my love. John 15:9
Living Faith snippets: Sometimes Scripture passages I have read countless times suddenly stand out as if in highlight. That happened with this verse. I was struck with a new realization that I am loved ‘as the Father loves’ the Son. The love is that intense, personal and intimate.” by Patricia Livingston
Rich’s comments: Mother Theresa’s answer for world peace was to “go home and love your family.” I heard one day on the radio a pastor say that FAMILY is an acronym that stands for Forget About Me I Love You. I always try to remember this little acronym and how real love is unselfish. God showed us how to love through His Son Jesus Christ. God’s love is free, total, faithful, and fruitful. Dear Lord, help us to reflect on the love relationships in our lives, especially the ones that are not bearing fruit, and help us to see where we have not been free, total or faithful in them. Help us to renew our commitment to love the people in our relationships in a free, total, faithful and fruitful way. Amen.
Through Christ Our Lord,
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