Exodus 34:4-6, 8,9; Daniel 3:52-56; 2 Corinthians 13:11-13; John 3:16-18
The beloved author and poet Khalil Gibran wrote, “You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give.” For Christians, there is no greater example of this definition of true giving than what is written in today’s Lesson: “God loved the world so much that He gave His only Son” (John 3:16).
In the Gospel of John, we find over and over again the Good News of the kind of full life that God wants to give us because He loves us so much. Through Jesus Christ, He is offering us the full life that, deep down inside, we want for ourselves, for those we love and for the world. This full life is a gift, and it is a real possibility. At this very point in your life, you can become the beautiful, creative, unique, person God created you to be. That’s what John’s Gospel is all about. But the gift is only…