1 John 4:7-21 · God’s Love and Ours
Furnishing It with Love
1 John 4:7-18
by J. Howard Olds

There’s a popular song which says:

I’d like to build the world a home and furnish it with love,
Grow apple trees and honey bees, and snow white turtle doves.
I’d like to see the world for once all standing hand in hand,
And hear them echo through the hills for peace throughout the land.

Well, why not? Why not a life furnished with love?

Over the last 30 days, nearly a thousand of you have been trying to build a life that really matters. You are earnestly seeking to put God first, to love others well, to become a devoted member of Christ’s Church. Some of you are finding this experiment more exciting than you imagined, more meaningful than you anticipated, more helpful than you hoped for. I know because you are writing me letters about it. I am reading every one of them. So today, I chal…

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