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.

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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.


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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.

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Love Lies | Part 4

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


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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

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