"To you whom I love I say, let us go on loving one another, for love comes from God. Every man who truly loves is God’s son and has some knowledge of him. But the man who does not love cannot know him at all, for God is love.
"To us, the greatest demonstration of God’s love for us has been his sending his only Son into the world to give us life through him. We see real love, not in the fact that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son to make personal atonement for our sins.
"If God loved us as much as that, surely we, in our turn, should love each other!" (1 John 4:7-11, Phillips)
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"The genius of Christianity is to have proclaimed that the path to the deepest mystery is the path of love."