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How does a society’s worldview and/or religious beliefs affect development?

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Completing God’s Work in the World: A Missional Reading of First John

by Lizette M. Acosta

ABSTRACT

• Whenever God’s love is mentioned in the First Epistle of John, it is always accompanied by an action that demonstrates that love.

• Believers are to love “just as” God loves. (“If God so loved us, we ought to love one another”)

• While in the Gospel, Jesus makes God known to the world by bringing God’s works to completion, in the Epistle, it is the believers that bring God’s work to completion in their mutual love.

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