To Love and be Loved by God

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To Love and be Loved by God. 1 John 3:1-6, 18-24 page 1130 - 1131. Anselm of Canterbury. 1033-1109 A.D. born in Aosta. entered the abby at Bec. born in Aosta. named the archbishop of Canterbury. entered the abby at Bec. born in Aosta. Two-fold love of God. loving God - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • To Love and be Loved by God1 John 3:1-6, 18-24page 1130 - 1131

  • Anselm of Canterbury1033-1109 A.D.

    born in Aosta

    born in Aostaentered the abby at Bec

    born in Aostaentered the abby at Becnamed the archbishop of Canterbury

  • Two-fold love of Godloving Godreceiving love from God

  • Love is relational and prayer is the way that we receive Gods love

    1 John 3:1See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are!

    See he shows how much he loves me --He comes near to me so that I may love him!

  • Sin can hinder the way we receive Gods love

    1 John 3:4-6 Everyone who sins breaks the law; in fact, sin is lawlessness. But you know that he appeared so that he might take away our sins. And in him is no sin. No one who lives in him keeps on sinning. No one who continues to sin has either seen him or known him.

  • Relational love allows for communication of what we want and need