He First Loved Us

42 min


God IS love. And to not love would simply mean that God would have to cease being. This means that we can let go of our fears that God will stop loving us, or that he will love us more based on our own merit or good behavior. On the flip side, if God is love, it also means that when God is in us, we must also love.

Continue watching this series

1 John is a multi-part series from VOUS Church.

1 John | Part 5

God's commands are not burdens, but rather blessings set up to propel us into our destinies.

1 John | Part 3

When you love into action, you will experience immense growth in so many facets of your life.

1 John | Part 2

How often have we thought about our love as something that can be wasted on the wrong things?

1 John | Part 1

When we walk in truth and step into the light, God's grace will always meet us where we are at.


More on love

Learn more about how to love God and others well by picking from the sermons below.

24ever part 2

24Ever | Part 2

Worship transforms our thoughts and is our love expressed to God as a response to His grace.

Trapped in Offense

Love Lies | Part 4

When we don't handle moments of offense correctly, it can lead to resentment and bitterness.

how to love people

Over Everything | Part 2

"Love God, love people" is an essential Christian truth, but yet so few of us really live that out.

Loveology: Marriage

When we approach our love life the way in which God intended, we start to thrive relationally.

Love On The Weekend | Part 2

Until we learn what God's definition of love truly looks like, we’ll never be able to stay in love.

loving thy neighbor

Friend of Sinners | Part 5

Learn what it means to be a good neighbor, no matter how different that person may be from you.


More from Rich Wilkerson Jr.

Loved this message? Continue watching more from Rich Wilkerson Jr. & VOUS Church.

God Dream | Part 4

Is your righteous revenge getting in the way of giving glory to God for the miracle he's provided?

Yeah, I’m Scrappy

We may discount our gifts and ideas, but God uses the seemingly insignificant to do the miraculous.

Singleness, Dating & Sex

Pastors Rich and DawnCheré Wilkerson answer frequently asked questions on dating, sex and singleness.

Confidence from Clarity

The Book of Romans | Part 1

How do we get clarity and confidence in life? It starts with our commitment to Jesus.

acts 17 summary

Acts of the Apostles | Part 6

In order to create change, we need to immerse ourselves in the culture rather than judging from afar.

the lost son

Friend of Sinners | Part 4

No matter how broken we are, God only concerns himself with building a relationship with us.


About this Pastor & Church

Pastors Rich and DawnCheré Wilkerson lead VOUS Church in Miami, Florida. They have a heart to reach our city and beyond with the life transforming message of Jesus. They believe in the next generation and value the wisdom and guidance of those that have gone before us.

Located In: Miami, Florida

Learn More

Enjoyed this video? Become a subscriber.

Find out how you can sign up for cool perks and help impact millions in the process.

Learn more