For God so loved

The Most Holy Trinity: John 3:16-18

16 For God loved the world so much that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not die but have eternal life.

17 For God did not send his Son into the world to be its judge, but to be its saviour.

18 Those who believe in the Son are not judged; but those who do not believe have already been judged, because they have not believed in God’s only Son.

Other readings: Ex 34:4-6, 8-9; Dn 3:52-56; 2 Cor 13:11-13

LECTIO

These few verses are among the best known in the Bible. For some, these words have opened the doorway into life as a Christian believer.

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