John 3:16 perhaps is the best-known verse in the Bible, its words encapsulate the fundamental truth of Christianity, "For God so loved the world, that he gave his one and only Son ...." In 3:16: The Numbers of Hope, bestselling author Max Lucado leads you through a word-by-word study of John 3:16, the passage that he calls the "Hope Diamond" of the Scriptures. In this remarkable book believers will explore the implications of God's great love: He loves. He gave. We believe. We live.