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Sunday, September 9, 2018
Love In A Land Of Confusion
“Love In A Land Of
By Zach Wood
1 John 4:9-12 NLT
God showed how much he loved us by sending his one and
only Son into the world so that we might have eternal life through him.This is real love—not that we loved God, but
that he loved us and sent his Son as a sacrifice to take away our sins.Dear friends, since God loved us that much,
we surely ought to love each other.No
one has ever seen God. But if we love each other, God lives in us, and his love
is brought to full expression in us.
In 1986, Genesis came out with the song “Land
Of Confusion”.There are many songs Phil Collins sings that
I enjoy listening to and I can thank my brother for getting me into the sound
of his music.
Here is the chorus of this song:
There's too many men
Too many people
Making too many problems
And not much love to go round
Can't you see this is a land of confusion.
This is the world we live in
And these are the hands we're given
Use them and let's start trying
To make it a place worth living in.
Great words here and Genesis band said it well!This explains well what this world
needs.We live in a land of confusion
for sure!So many people need to know
the love of Christ and we, as the church, need to share this love with
them.God has given us gifts, talents
and abilities to go out and do something about this confusion.People are confused by what they see in life
and they desperately need and want to see something real.
The world needs to see real love lived out in people who are
being real in Christ.Friends, we need
to show this real love in our lives for people who are living in a land of
confusion.Too often, we have become the
problem causing confusion with our fighting and self-centered ways.If we are truly going to be the church that
God wants us to be, we need to work together to do our best to make this a
place worth living in.
We not only need to show this love to the lost, but also
toward each other in the body of Christ.The world needs to see us loving one another as well as sharing that
love with them.
This world needs to see God’s love in a land of confusion.