The Image of Love

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                                                … is what we are!

 
      So God created man in His own image;
      in the image of God He created him;
      male and female He created them.
      Genesis 1:27

God created us in His OWN image,
… with His characteristics and in His likeness.
But what is that IMAGE that we have been created in?

      It’s not what God looks like,
      … ’cause then we would all look the same,
      but it is all about His character,
      … so that we can all ACT the same, just like Him!

So what is this image or characteristic we have been created in?
John, the disciple who had the closest relationship with Jesus,
… summed it up this way,

      And we have known and believed the love that God has for us. God is love.
      1 John 4:16

We have been created in the Image of LOVE!
And even though we messed up He still loved us so much,
that He sent the Son of His Love
to restore us to Him, to His Image of love,

      Now hope does not disappoint, because
      the love of God has been poured out in our hearts
      by the Holy Spirit who was given to us.
      Romans 5:5

God restored us to His Image, the Image of Love,
… and I can live that Image of Love that I am, because

      Love has been perfected among us in this: that we may have boldness
      in the day of judgment; because as He is, so are we in this world.
      1 John 4:17