The word, lets us know that God is love, and that love covers a multitude of sins. God made the ultimate sacrifice, when he gave his only begotten son, to bare the sins of the whole world. We in turn have become lovers of ourselves, and have forgotten the price that was paid, for our freedom from sin. Some of us have even fooled ourselves into thinking, that we can love God, and not love our neighbors, that is so far from the truth. God loved us in spite of our ways, we have to put aside malice and hate, and replace it with the love of God. True love that the world so desperately needs.