Contributed by Kerry Haynes on May 6, 2018
The world is in desperate need of love, agape love: willful, purposeful, decisional, sacrificial love. In today's passage, Jesus points us to the source of that love, urges us to choose it as an act of obedience, and sometimes to love until it hurts.
What the World Needs Now
In 1965 Burt Bacharach wrote a song he didn’t believe in. He and Hal David offered it to performer Dionne Warwick, who turned it down. Bacharach was reluctant to play it for Jackie DeShannon, but he finally did, and she liked it. Together they recorded,