Following Jesus Part 2: First Love First

Sermon Text:  1 John 4:7-21

This morning I continue a series I started last week: Following Jesus.  We begin the second part ... First Love First ... with a chorus.  The words are printed on the cover of the bulletin.  It’s entitled I am Loved.  I’ll sing it once and then invite you to join me the second time.

            I am loved, I am loved ... I can risk loving you;

            For the One who knows me best, Loves me most.

            I am loved, you are loved; Won’t you please take my hand?

            We are free to love each other; We are loved.

            Our text for this morning is simply one verse taken from the reading in 1 John: “We love because (God) first loved us...Read full sermon here (PDF)