The most essential thing in the Kingdom of God is love

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How many here, believes that the most essential thing in the Kingdom of God is love? That's right. Now, I'm going to give you a little secret. If you love people, people will know it.

Did you know that man is a creator in himself? How many believes that? He's a son of God in his fallen condition.

Today, while we were out looking at the skyline of Chicago, you can see that man's more than an animal. You've never seen an animal building a--cities like this, and making beautiful boat harbors, and so forth. He's a creator.

Was you ever around someone, that you just love to be around? Did you-- You've had those people. What is it? It's because of their atmosphere, that they create around them. You've been in nice people, but yet, you couldn't stand to be around them. It's their atmosphere. It's love. Love goes out deep; it does great things. And Jesus Christ is the Love of God.

I used to think that God was angry with me, but Christ loved me. And I come to find out, that Christ is the very heart of God. He is God's heart. Jesus Christ is God's heart. Now, love overcome. Love hides sin, or gets rid of sin. "God so loved the world, He gave His only begotten Son. Whosoever believeth in Him shall not perish, but shall have Everlasting Life."

Now, love hides sin, or love heals the sick. Now, you can act like you love people. You say, "Well, I, Miss Jones, I don't get along with her good, but I love her." Miss Jones knows better than that. Sure she does. You just don't do it. No matter how much you try to act like you do, you don't. And that's the way it is with--with Divine healing, with anything else. You can't impersonate it; you've got to have it. You've got to--

-- Brother Branham
July 24, 1954