“God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten son, that whoso ever believeth in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life”. Jn.3:16.
The most wonderful thing in all the world is the love of God.
THE OBJECTS OF GOD’S LOVE. “THE WORLD”
a. Men of all races.
b. Men of all classes
That God love the good ones is understood but God to the worthless wicked is incomprehensible. Rom.5:7, 8.
THE CHARACTER OF GOD’S LOVE
a. It is a pardoning love. Isa.55:7, Ps.32:3,4.
b. It is a chastening love. Heb.12:6
c. It is a sympathizing love. Isa.63:9
d. It is a longsuffering love. II Pet.3:9
e. It is a self sacrificing love. Jn.3:16
OUR TREATMENT OF GOD’S LOVE
a. Accepting His love – result eternal life. Jn.3:16
b. Rejecting His love – result wrath of God on him. Jn.3:36
1. First of all, awful guilt
2. The missing of eternal life. Jn.5:40
3. Awful punishment. Heb.10:26-31.
Conclusion: Having known the most wonderful thing in all the world to be the love of God, let us respond positive to His love.