Bradley Dugger, one of the Shepherds where I preached several years ago in Columbia, Tennessee, was fond of saying, “When you read John 3:16, insert your name instead of “God so loved the world.” In other words, say….
“ For God so loved (Ken Weliever) that He gave His only begotten Son that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.”
That makes God’s plan for salvation personal. His love uniquely special. And his promise of eternal life individual. Continue reading