What is Love?

What is Love?

1 Corinthians 13

Call to Worship: Psalm 36:5-9 (NIV)

Your love, Lord, reaches to the heavens,
        your faithfulness to the skies.
Your righteousness is like the highest mountains,
        your justice like the great deep.
        You, Lord, preserve both people and animals.
How priceless is your unfailing love, O God!
        People take refuge in the shadow of your wings.
They feast on the abundance of your house;
        you give them drink from your river of delights.
For with you is the fountain of life;
        in your light we see light.

Scripture Reading: 1 John 4:7-12 (NIV)

Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. 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.

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