Love in words and action-weekend words

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1 John chapter 3 –Good News Translation (GNT)

(a letter of John)

16 This is how we know what love is: Christ gave his life for us.

We too, then, ought to give our lives for others! 

17 If we are rich and see others in need, yet close our hearts against them, how can we claim that we love God? 

18 My children, our love should not be just words and talk; it must be true love, which shows itself in action.

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John chapter 3 Good News Translation (GNT)

(the gospel of John)

16 For God loved the world so much that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not die but have eternal life. 

For God did not send his Son into the world to be its judge, but to be its savior.

 

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Good News Translation (GNT)

Copyright © 1992 by American Bible Society

 

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“no fear in love”

Author of the popular The Chronicles of Narnia fiction book/movie series, C.S. Lewis was a writer, teacher, and lay theologian. His books on Christian belief are read and quoted widely, years after his death.

from 1 John 4:16-21, English Standard Version  Bible

So we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and whoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him.

By this is love perfected with us, so that we may have confidence for the day of judgment, because as he is so also are we in this world.

 There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love.

We love because he first loved us.

If anyone says, “I love God,” and hates his brother, he is a liar; for he who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot  loveGod whom he has not seen.

And his commandment we have from him: whoever loves God must also love his brother.

You can read the English Standard Version free at ESV.org

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Author of the popular The Chronicles of Narnia fiction book/movie  series, C.S. Lewis was a writer, teacher,  and lay theologian. His books on Christian belief are read and quoted widely, years after his death.

In The Four Loves, Mr. Lewis explains 4 types of love-affection, friendship, erotic love, and the love of God

In A Grief Observed Lewis reflects on his own grief following his wife’s death after their brief marriage

 

 

 

Dear friends, I hope all is well with you and that you are as healthy in body as you are strong in spirit. 

3 John 2 , NLT

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