God is Love
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Summary: Jeremey Teaches us that God is Love and that we are called to love.
This week: “Lectio Divina” -Latin for “sacred reading,” Lectio Divina is a way of praying with the word of God.
• Read 1 Corinthians 13: 4-7 and substitute “Love” with first God, Church, & I
Reading: 1 John 4:7-12
Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. 8 Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. 9 This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him. 10 This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. 11 Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. 12 No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and his love is made complete in us
• Read John 8: 1-11 Describe a time when you have experienced love like this woman
• Read John 3:1-21 How does the Jesus paints of God for Nicodemus reflect the fact that God is the true definition of love?
•Read 1 John 4:10-12 Where does love start? How will people see this love? What is the connection between God’s love for us and the love we should have for others?
• Read 1 Corinthians 13 There are many attributes that come from love. How have you experienced love through one of these attributes?