Our fourth Sunday in Advent focused on God’s indescribable love in Christ and how the Church becomes, “Christmas for the World!” Each week has featured a video story and a painting – this week was Tim and Hannah Mullaney. See the video and listen to the sermon here.
Jesus doesn’t love us like a man loves his wife (not EROS),
His love is far greater than a best friend for life (not PHILOS),
Jesus doesn’t hold us in a tight embrace (we are free),
Jesus gives us love with his arms agape (that’s right – AGAPE!)
Tim Mullaney, c. 2012
“Forgiveness is the name of love practiced among people who love poorly. The hard truth is that all people love poorly. We need to forgive and be forgiven every day, every hour increasingly. That is the great work of love among the fellowship of the weak that is the human family.”