Scripture: 1 John 4:7-12,
Contributed by Steve Shepherd
INTRO.- ILL.- Someone wrote: If you love something, set it free. If it comes back, it was and always will be yours. If it never returns, it was never yours to begin with.
If it just sits in your living room and messes up your stuff, eats your food, uses your telephone, takes your money and never behaves as if you actually set it free in the first place — you either married it or gave birth to it! IT COULD BE!
Love, love, love. This is what our world needs but the world is often mixed up when it comes to love.
First and foremost, we must consider what the Word of God says about love. Consider some verses.
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