Contributed by Mari Larson on Apr 23, 2014
No matter the circumstances of baptism, it is God who does the work because God loves us before we love God.
We may not know the nine verses of Frederick Whitfield’s 1855 hymn, “O How I love Jesus,” but I’m guessing most of us know the refrain:
O, how I love Jesus; O, how I love Jesus;
O, how I love Jesus, because he first loved me.
Because he first loved me. Before I could