Love in Action

Redbird's Roost

“We know love by this, that He laid down His life for us; and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.” 1 John 3:16 (NASB)

Some may claim to see God’s love in a baby’s smile, a child’s laughter, a beautiful sunset, or a neighbor’s kind deed. While all these should indeed be considered as gifts of love from God, the strongest evidence of His love remains the fact that “He laid down His life for us.” He has given us the best gift of all: His only Son.
A Sunday school teacher read the passage of Scripture where Jesus says, “My yoke is easy.” “What is a yoke?” she asked the class of children. One replied, “Something they put on the neck of animals.” “So, what is the meaning of God’s yoke?” the teacher asked. After a time of silence, one child replied, “That’s when God…

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