THE ANTIPHONAL SONG (God’s love received, reciprocated, and reflected) part 6

[This the final offering of "The Antiphonal Song"... You might want to read the first five to get the whole picture... or go to the one stop shop of it...] When the audience turns its back… “But I tell you, love your enemies…” Matthew 5:44 We’re supposed to love the way he loves and love …

THE ANTIPHONAL SONG (God’s love received, reciprocated, and reflected) part 4

The justifiably jealous lover… “I am a jealous God…” Exodus 20:5 “The Spirit he caused to live in us envies intensely…” James 4:5 The Lord is a “jealous lover.” Don’t you find it odd that jealousy is an iniquity for us but a quality for God? It’s because he knows that what’s best for us …

THE ANTIPHONAL SONG (God’s love received, reciprocated, and reflected) part 3

Agape reciprocated God’s love has always been mutually enjoyed – it looks for a resting place and yearns for reciprocation. His love is only “complete” when those he’s reaching out to reach back. Let’s review what John said about the Singer’s song sung to us and sung by us back to him. “If anyone obeys …