John 13:34-35 A NEW COMMAND I give you: LOVE ONE ANOTHER. As I have loved you, so you MUST love one another. By this ALL MEN will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.
What a bold declaration! But wait a minute…this is Jesus. He is just telling his disciples something which looks too obvious for them to understand. JESUS, why the fuss? Don’t you know we love each other? If it weren’t so, we wouldn’t be here with you. Moreover, for three years, we have walked, watched and witnessed love at its FULLEST extend. You have shown us the way of love. Then, why are you giving us A NEW COMMAND…or rather A NEW, OLD COMMAND? The disciples seemed puzzled at Jesus.
You see, that is you. Whenever we hear the word LOVE in our Christian community or in our homes or families, we quickly assume that we love one another. You can’t tell me to love my husband or child, Continue reading