1 John 4:16, God is Love

God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him.

//Here is a verse dear to all strands of Christianity. Regardless of how you imagine God to be love, Christians agree that He is love.

It turns out that this manner of picturing God is common to many religions. The following quotes are taken from J. C. Tefft’s new book, The Christ is Not a Person:

Buddhism: He that loveth not, knoweth not God. For God is love.

Confucius: Love belongs to the highest Heaven and is the quiet home where man should dwell.

Hinduism: The entire universe is in the glory of God … the God of love.

Jewish: Love is the beginning and the end of the Torah.

Sufism: For God is the God of Love, and Love calls from all these, each one His home.

1 Comment

  1. And that’s the truth!

    Good post Lee.

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