“I am convinced that nothing can ever separate us from God’s love. Neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither our fears for today nor our worries about tomorrow—not even the powers of hell can separate us from God’s love. No power in the sky above or in the earth below—indeed, nothing in all creation will ever be able to separate us from the love of God that is revealed in Christ Jesus our Lord” (Romans 8:38, 39).
Love is a big word. It means so many things to so many different people. Someone might love their favourite cake, love a book or love their grandparents. All these things are different, but we use the same word love—to describe our good feelings towards them. The Bible says that “God is love” (1 John 4:8). But what does this really mean?