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By Dr. Thomas Oord

God is love. for that reason, cannot love exist on the middle of Christian theology? whilst love is on the middle, theology is known in a different way than it has generally been understood. a few theologians have positioned religion on the heart, others God's sovereignty, nonetheless others-the Church, yet Dr. Oord areas the emphasis on love. God's love for us, published in Christ, within the Church, and in construction, and our love for God and others as ourselves-must be afforded its rightful position. starting with the basis of "love" is what differentiates the Christian religion from others.a loving God. Dr. Oord defines love as: "To love is to behave deliberately, in sympathetic/empathetic reaction to God and others, to advertise total well-being." is that this no longer what has outlined Christians all through heritage?

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