Love God, and love each other
September 9, 2016
Before Jesus went home to be with the Father, He offered hope, encouragement and challenges to His disciples. One of the most intriguing for me is found in John 13:35: “By this all men will know you are my disciples; by your love for each other.” For those who have read the writings of John, it should come as no surprise that he included this directive. Often referred to as “the Apostle of Love,” John was one of Jesus’ closest companions during the three-year ministry. He even referred to himself in the third person as the “the disciple whom Jesus loved.” He was so proud of hi...