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FEBRUARY 29

 

God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him—1. John 4:16.

 

Justice fills the measure full, but love shakes it, presses it down, heaps it up and overflows justice. It is therefore something not to be demanded, nor its lack to be complained of, but to be gratefully appreciated as a favor and to be generously reciprocated. Everyone who craves it at all should crave it in its highest sense—the sense of admiration and reverence. But this sort of love is the most costly, and the only way to secure it is to manifest that nobility of character which calls it forth from others who are truly noble.

 

 

Parallel passages:

Deut. 4:37; Psalms. 63:3;146:8; Jer. 31:3; John 3:16; Rom. 5:8;  1.John 3:1; Psalms. 31:23; 73:25,26; 91:14; Rom. 8:28; John 14:15,21,23; 16:27;  1.Cor. 16:22;  2.Cor.5:14;  John 3:34,35; 15:12,13; Rom. 12:9,10; Matt. 5:41-47; 19:19.