A Story of Love
Scripture: 1 John 4:7–11
What Kind of Story is this?
- Movement 1: Abraham to King David
- Movement 2: King David to the Babylonian Exile
- Movement 3: Exile to the Messiah
- Movement 4: ???
Jesus’ birth reveals that this is a story of God’s love.
A story of God’s love for us (4.8-10)
- God loved us first (4.9-10)
- God loved us sacrificially (4.10)
A Story of God’s love through us (4.11-12)
- When we love one another, we reveal God to the world (12)
- When we love one another, God’s love is made complete in us (12)
Challenge: Will you participate in this story? Will you let the love of God for you to reach through you into the lives of others?