Reflection: God’s motive for sending Jesus

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I’ve been fascinated with the concept of motive for as long as I can remember. I think it has something to do with all of the crime drama shows I watched as a kid and that I find so interesting even to this day.

So as we draw closer to Christmas, some people may wonder why God chose to send Jesus in this way at that time and for the purpose of saving humankind from sin. What was God’s motivation?

In this episode, we’ll look at John 3:16-19 to explore why God chose to send the Son, Jesus, to live among us, to teach us and, ultimately, to die for us. It can be summed up in a single, powerful word: love.

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Published by Todd Seifert

I serve in communications ministry in The United Methodist Church. I love to tell stories, share the good news of Jesus Christ and, along the way, play with the camera from time to time. I'm a sinner trying desperately to do this thing we call life the best I can.

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