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By Diana Taylor
Defendress of the Catholic Faith 

"We love because God first loved us," 1 John 4:19



January 6, 2022

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"Song of the Angels" painting by William-Adolphe Bouguereau, 1825-1905.

Do we love with mere sentimentality repeating words such as "I love you," saying to a person in need "I wish you well," or listening to or reading God's Holy Word all without further action? Apostle John said, "Children, let us love not in word or speech but in deed and in truth" (1 John 3:11-[18]). 

"For God so loved the world, as to give his only begotten Son; that whosoever believeth in him, may not perish, but may have life everlasting" (John 3:1-[16]-21).

 By believing in Jesus, we act upon His Holy Word which is unchangeable Truth.

 So, "...Master, what must I do...?" Jesus said,...

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