The author attempts to communicate the deep truths of the love of God for his children by considering the love that he as a father has for his own children.
The author reviews the publication by Steve Chalke and Alan Mann on their view of retributive justice. He rejects their views that God's wrath and punishment have no place in the preaching of the gospel, but rather love. The author emphasizes that the love of God is fully demonstrated in his giving his Son to die for us while we were yet sinners.
This article helpfully outlines some key features about the love of God.
Does the Bible tell us the reasons for God's election? In other words, is there a reason God chose you? This article explains that though God could have custom-crafted his children, he chose out of love those who had nothing special to offer.
Observing that the love of God is immeasurable and unconditional, the author exhorts believers to seek that love yet keep in mind that they have limitations in their ability to totally grasp it.
This essay considers the love of the Father for the Son (John 3:35). It explores how the Gospel of John views the relationship between the Father and the Son and the significance of this relation for man as son of God. This leads to a consideration of the preaching of the gospel of Jesus Christ as God’s beloved Son.
Does the Father love us because of his Son? It may surprise you to know that the answer is "No." This article explains why: the basis of God's love for us is his election of us.
Chapter 1 attempts to show why humans cannot know and understand and embrace the love of God without first being renewed by that same love.
This article considers whether God loves everybody in the same way. It shows five different ways that Scripture speaks of the love of God.
The article explores the attribute of the love of God. It describes love as a character of God with respect to other attributes such as his omnipotence, omniscience, holiness, and justice. The article also explores ways in which God's love is involved in the salvation of God's people.
This chapter wants to serve as a correction of distortions of the love of God. Carson contrasts the distortions with the biblical picture of God's love.
In the book of 1 John, the apostle John points out much about the character of God to the Christians to whom he is writing. He has taught them that God is Light, He is Spirit, He is eternal. He is a Father. But perhaps the most clear picture he gives of God is that God is love. The article discusses the meaning of 1 John 4:7-21.