“Beloved, if God so loved us, we also must love one another….”—1 John 4:11
It’s difficult for us sometimes. We’ve been hurt by someone. What they’ve done. What they’ve said. We want to give up on them. Turn our back, reject them. Remember when the scribe asked Jesus for the greatest of all the commandments?
Our Lord said we must Love the Lord our God with all our heart and soul and mind and strength. And beyond that, love our neighbor as ourself.
Yes. We’re called to this too. But it’s not always easy is it?
“God is love, and whoever remains in love remains in God and God in him.”—1 John 4:16