John 3:16 (NIV) says “For God so loved the world that he gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life.”
1 John 4:7 (NIV) says “Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.”
TRUE LOVE REQUIRES SACRIFICE:
True love may require us to offer (sacrifice) something valuable for God and others.
9 SIGNIFICANT CHARACTERISTICS OF TRUE LOVE