Context makes a difference in conversation, but also when we read the Bible. That& why we created Bible Need To Know, a recurring feature that looks at the story behind the stories in the Bible. Use these devotionals as you read
This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. 1 John This verse is amazing and I love it so much. In a world that we live in we are given many definitions of love, but only Jesus is the one that defines love truly.
1 JOHN In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation [that is, the atoning sacrifice, and the satisfying offering] for our sins [fulfilling God’s requirement for justice against sin and placating