Hearing and Responding to God: Part 5

Hearing and Responding to God: Part 5

We hope you’ve enjoyed this series on hearing and responding to God. In this last video on the topic, Greg discusses the significance of the fact that God IS love, and how our communion with him is the product of God’s eternal loving nature. You can watch the earlier installments hereherehere, and here.

***Bonus: Greg experiences a wardrobe malfunction that rattles him a bit in this video. You’re welcome.

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