Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him. – 1 John 4:7-9

With this Sunday’s Advent theme of “Love” where else can we turn during the Christmas season but to this eternal truth – God. Is. Love.

If we were to explain to the world the meaning of the birth of Jesus and what it means for our lives of faith, this passage from First John might be a good place to begin. God showed his love by sending God’s son Jesus to walk amongst us, so that we might live through him. What more signific