Questions And Answers


The Love Of God


What is God declared to be?


“God is love.”  1 John 4:16


How great is God’s love for the world?


      “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life.” 

John 3:16


In what act especially has God’s infinite love been manifested?



     “In this was manifested the love of God toward us, because that God sent his only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through him.” 

1 John 4:9


In what does God delight?


     “Who is a God like unto thee, that pardoneth iniquity, and passeth by the transgression of the remnant of his heritage? he retaineth not his anger for ever, because he delighteth in mercy.”

Micah   7:18


How are the mercies of heaven continually manifested to the sons of men?


     “It is of the LORD'S mercies that we are not consumed, because his compassions fail not. 

     They are new every morning: great is thy faithfulness.”

Lamentations  3:22-23


In view of God’s great love, what may we confidently expect?


      “He that spared not his own Son, but delivered him up for us all, how shall he not with him also freely give us all things?” 

Romans 8:32


Into what relationship to God does He love to bring us?


      “Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world knoweth us not, because it knew him not.” 

1 John 3:1


As sons of God to what will we submit?  How may we know we are the sons of God?


      “For as many as are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God. 

     For ye have not received the spirit of bondage again to fear; but ye have received the Spirit of adoption, whereby we cry, Abba, Father. 

       The Spirit itself beareth witness with our spirit, that we are the children of God.”  Romans 8:14-16


How is the love of God supplied to the believer?



      “And hope maketh not ashamed; because the love of God is shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Ghost which is given unto us.” 

Romans 5:5


When men appreciate God’s love, what will they do?


      “How excellent is thy lovingkindness, O God! therefore the children of men put their trust under the shadow of thy wings.” 

Psalms 36:7


In view of God’s great love to us, what attitude should we take toward one another?


     “Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another.” 

1 John 4:11


With what measure of love should we serve others?


      “Hereby perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.” 

1 John 3:16


Upon what ground does God work for sinners’ rest?


      “But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love wherewith he loved us, 

       Even when we were dead in sins, hath quickened us together with Christ, (by grace ye are saved;) 

       And hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus.” 

Ephesians 2:4-6


      “Not by works of righteousness which we have done, but according to his mercy he saved us, by the washing of regeneration, and renewing of the Holy Ghost; 

     Which he shed on us abundantly through Jesus Christ our Saviour.” 

Titus 3:5,6


What is God’s love able to do for His children?

     “Nevertheless the LORD thy God would not hearken unto Balaam; but the LORD thy God turned the curse into a blessing unto thee, because the LORD thy God loved thee.”

Deuteronomy 23:5


In what other way is God’s love sometimes shown?


     “For whom the Lord loveth he chasteneth, and scourgeth every son whom he receiveth.” 



How enduring is God’s love for us?


      “The LORD hath appeared of old unto me, saying, Yea, I have loved thee with an everlasting love: therefore with lovingkindness have I drawn thee.” 

Jeremiah 31:3


Can anything separate the true child of God from the love of God?


      “For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, nor things present, nor things to come, 

      Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” 

Romans 8:28,39


Unto whom will the saint forever ascribe praise?


      “And from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, and the first begotten of the dead, and the prince of the kings of the earth. Unto him that loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood, 

      And hath made us kings and priests unto God and his Father; to him be glory and dominion for ever and ever. Amen.” 

Revelation 1:5,6