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A narrative on Love. Jesus goal the entire law can be summarized in two commands, love God and Love others.
Geneva that many come to him and say Lord, but Jesus never knew you.
my dialog on 1 cor was also meant to re-enforce the idea that we need to love. Nearly all the epistles, letters to the churches, prioritize the need to love
Michael was trying to accentuate our need as a Church to love you and to serve you and acknowledging that we need to know how to love you better.
CS Lewis’ the Four Loves:
“The first is philia — philia is affection that grows from friendship. Next, there’s storge – the kind you have for a grandparent or a brother. The third is eros, the uncontrollable urge to say ‘I love you.’
The fourth kind of love is different. It’s the most admirable. It’s called agape – love as an action. It takes courage. Sacrifice. Strength.”
storge (affection), philia (friendship), eros (romantic) and agape (charity).
If love is “an action” as the ad claims, “strength” is not a part of the equation — at least not for a faith where “power is made perfect in weakness” (2 Corinthians 12:9). As Lewis writes in “Mere Christianity”: “If you want to get warm then you have to stand near the fire; if you want to get wet, then you have to get into the water.”
1 John 4:7 ESV
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God.

Luke 15: Lost Sheep, Lost Coin, Lost Son

Luke 19:10 ESV
For the Son of Man came to seek and to save the lost.”
Matthew 4:19 ESV
And he said to them, “Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.”
John 3:16 ESV
“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
Luke 4:18 ESV
“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim liberty to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed,
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