Christians know Jesus and thus, they know His love. But many people don’t understand His love, biblically.
Others who aren’t saved, if they know nothing else in the Bible, they know the verse “God is love” from 1 John 4:8…which they use to reject any discussion of sin, wrath, or judgment, half the Gospel. But unsaved people can’t love (in a Christ-like, God-honoring way). (1 John 4:8)
So what does Apostle John mean when he writes ‘God is love’?
Here is a reposted essay from the blog at Grace To You explaining the verse.
“God is love” (1 John 4:8).
That’s a transcendent thought that finds its ultimate expression in the cross of Christ. The most famous verse in the Bible confirms that God’s love was the motive for sending Christ: “For God so loved the world …
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