John Miller shared a post by Derek Flood on FaceBook.  I liked it enough to share some excerpts here:

God is love.
If that’s true, then Paul’s famous hymn of love in first Corinthians 13 can be read like this:
God is patient, God is kind.
God does not envy, God does not boast, God is not proud.

God does not dishonor others, God is not self-seeking,
God is not easily angered, God keeps no record of wrongs.

God does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.

God always protects,
always trusts,
always hopes,
always perseveres.

God never fails.

And he adds:
Right after John declares that God is love, he tells us that God demonstrated that love for us in Jesus. That’s our model, seen in God revealed in Christ. That’s why we are supposed to have Jesus-shaped lives too. “Dear friends” John writes, “since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.  No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and his love is made complete in us.” (1 Jn 4:9-12). No one has ever seen God, but we know too that God looks like Jesus. When we love, we make the invisible God visible.
So don’t listen to those toxic voices that say love is not enough, that promote fear. As John says “There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment.
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