"So be perfect, just as your heavenly Father is perfect." (Matthew 5:48)

Thursday, January 6, 2011

God First Loved Us

        St. John reminds us today that we love God because he first loved us (1 John 4.19).  It's easy to think that we do his will because we love him, whereas the right reason for doing his will is because he loves us.  It's his love that makes us love him back and love others. 

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