A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” —John 13:34-35 ESV J.C. Ryle encourages us to actually love, to … More J. C. Ryle on a command so much talked about and so little obeyed
A good word for Father’s Day. Look at Philippians 2:4- “Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.” John Piper comments in a sermon, “The Mind of Christ: Looking Out For the Interests of Others”: The word interests is a filler. In the original, it’s open-ended. All … More Your own interests or those of others?
Steven Cole on 1 John 3:11-18- If we get weary of hearing over and over about the need to love one another, we should remember that John wrote under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, who knows our hearts. We need to examine ourselves constantly because our default mode is to revert to selfishness, not … More How do we square what John says with what we actually experience?