The First Love

We are a rollercoaster of emotions. We love and are loved. But what happens when our love makes mistakes and isn’t enough?

This last year has seen love in action like no other – for friends and family, for key workers, even for strangers. But the last year has also seen love fail. We’re not lovely or loving all the time.

1 John 4:19 tells us that ‘We love because God first loved us’.

God didn’t wait for us to get our act together. Instead, he sent his only Son to forgive and redeem our failures and sin, and welcome us into his perfect love.

This is the greatest love story every written, of the God who loved us – first.

Possible Discussion Questions

  • Where in the world do you see love in action? Where do you see it fail?
  • What surprises you about God’s love?

Related Bible Reference

  • 1 John 4:19

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Created by Polly Standring

Polly Standring is being trained in videography and production with Go Chatter. She loves being a Londoner, drawing UK landmarks, most sports and looking after her many plants.