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Publication Date: 19 Sep 2019
Series: The Bible Speaks Today Themes
Publisher: IVP
Page Count: 288
Author: Patrick Mitchel
ISBN-13: 9781783595914, 9781783595921

The Message of Love

By Patrick Mitchel
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Summary
Exposition of the biblical theme of love, from selected Old and New Testament texts, in four parts:

Introduction: what is love?

Part 1: Love in the Old Testament
Abounding in love. God's love for the outsider. God the betrayed yet persistent lover. Love the Lord your God. Erotic love

Part 2: The love of God revealed in the mission and death of Jesus Christ
'You are my Son, whom I love'. God is love. God and justification by faith. God's great love.

Part 3: Love in the life and teaching of Jesus
The cost of love. The enemy of love. A woman's great love. Remain in my love.

Part 4:The church as a community of love
The searing searchlight of love. The liberating power of love. Subversive love: Christian marriage. Love gone wrong: money.

Conclusion: the robust character of Christian love
About the Author
Lecturer in Theology at the Irish Bible Institute, Dublin. Involved in theological education and church development in the Republic of Ireland for over 25 years. Author of Evangelicalism and National Identity in Ulster 1922-1998 (OUP) and numerous other book chapters and articles. Bogs at faithinireland.com

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