Leland Maples runs the LOOP’s Ministries (Loved Ones Of Prisoners) and leads a Thursday night bible study held in the Rec Room at Life Change Baptist Church in Odessa Texas. The Rec Room message on Thursday, April 9, 2015 was entitled “What Kind of Love is This?” and was given by Leland. Special music was by Charles Reynolds.
Scripture used for the message was from 1 John 4:7-8, 10, 16, 20: 5:3 KJV
- The God of Love is the be feared
- The God of Love will make men sick
- The God of Love will kill people
- The God of Love will destroy anything
- The God of Love will also hate
1 John 4:7-8 KJV
7 Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God. 8 He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love.
1 John 4:10 KJV
10 Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins.
1 John 4:16 KJV
16 And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him.
1 John 4:20 KJV
20 If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, how can he love God whom he hath not seen?
1 John 5:3 KJV
3 For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments: and his commandments are not grievous.