We are not the point.
Yet . . . He chose to love us . . . to redeem us . . .
. . . for Himself!!
And in return . . . we will love.
We love, because He first loved us.
For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son,
that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.
For God did not send the Son into the world to judge the world,
but that the world might be saved through Him.
Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.
No one has seen God at any time;
if we love one another, God abides in us,
and His love is perfected in us.
By this we know that we abide in Him and He in us,
because He has given us of His Spirit.
We have seen and testify that the Father has sent the Son
to be the Savior of the world.
Whoever confesses that Jesus is the Son of God,
God abides in him, and he in God.