JOHN 3:16For God so loved the world, that he gave his
only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have
I am a sports fanatic.During many sporting events, you will see
posters cheering on favorite teams.However, there are times when there are signs that simply have the
scripture John 3:16 on it.You also can
see athletes that have John 3:16 painted on their face.
John 3:16 is one of the best known
scriptures in the Bible.Everyone
probably memorized that verse during their early Sunday School or Vacation
Bible School days.It was not a
particularly easy scripture to memorize. However, it was a verse that was to
become the basis for our Christian life.GOD LOVES US!
God loved the world, but can you
imagine how much he loved US?He loved
us so much that He gave his Son that we might have everlasting life.We need to reflect on that scripture during
this Lenten season.Simply believing is
not sufficient.With belief, comes
opportunity and responsibility.As
Christians, we are given opportunities and responsibilities daily to really
accept God’s unbelievable grace and to share it with others throughout the
So … as you see John 3:16 on
posters, remember what God gave us, but more importantly, think of your
opportunity and responsibility.