"How great is the love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God!" (1 John 3:1). The word John uses, potapos, means 'of what kind'. Here it may have the meaning, 'of what a size!' In fact potapos is from the earlier classical Greek podapos, which means, 'from what country'. Perhaps that captures John's meaning - he is talking about a love that belongs to another country, or world altogether!...It is...incredible that God should make us his children!~From Children of the Living God by Sinclair Ferguson
Monday, November 12, 2012
What A Love!
Stop for a moment and consider the amazing love of God: