1 John 4:7-8, 16 BHT – We’d Love to Know God

An addition to the BHT, on how we may come to know God through Love. (The painting above is “Saint Augustine,” by Philippe de Champaigne, c. 1645-1650, oil on canvas.)

An addition to the BHT, on how we may come to know God through Love. (The painting above is “Saint Augustine,” by Philippe de Champaigne, c. 1645-1650, oil on canvas.)


7 Beloved Family: may all beings Love each other, because Love comes from God. Accordingly, all Beloved being and creation is born from God, and that being who Loves may know and perceive God in themselves, and is reborn in God as God.

8 Those who do not Love cannot know and perceive God in themselves, because God is this Pure Love.

16 We have come to know and perceive the Love that God has in us, and to trust and have full confidence in this, to believe in this, because God is Pure Love. Those who are Present in Love, and continue in that Presence, are in God, and God is in them. They are One.


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