Love Your Enemies

GUWG-Love-FishWe continue our journey through every word spoken by Jesus in the Gospels to help us all KNOW JESUS MORE NOW.

We’re attempting to answer the question What exactly are Christians supposed to do? by looking at 50 commands straight from the mouth of Jesus.

We kicked things off with Jesus’ Big 2. Jesus said that there are no commands greater than these:

  1. Love God with all your heart, soul, mind and strength.
  2. Love your neighbor as yourself.

(Matthew 22:37-40; Mark 12:28-34)

Jesus’ other commands teach us what it reeeeeally means to love God and others. Here’s what we’ve covered so far:

Don’t Wait. Stop the Hate.

GUWGStopHateWe continue our journey through every word spoken by Jesus in the Gospels to help us all KNOW JESUS MORE NOW.

Jesus said that “all the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments”:

  1. Love God with all your heart, soul, mind and strength.
  2. Love your neighbor as yourself.

(Matthew 22:37-40; Mark 12:28-34)

We’re in the midst of reviewing 50 commands straight from the mouth of Jesus that show what it reeeeeally means to love God and others. Here’s today’s featured command:

Do What Jesus Says

GUWG-Love-One-AnotherWe continue our journey into every word spoken by Jesus in the Gospels to help us all KNOW JESUS MORE NOW.

We started here with Jesus’ first recorded words and finished yesterday with his last.

But we’re not done. Far from it.

One question we’ve been asking ourselves at every step in our journey is: What exactly does Jesus want us to do?

Starting today we’ll be reviewing Jesus’ answer to that question by examining his commands in chronological order from start to finish.

Feed His Sheep

GUWG Feed SheepWe continue our journey into every word spoken by Jesus in the Gospels to help us all KNOW JESUS MORE NOW.

Jesus is about to leave Earth. He had one last breakfast with his disciples and then he took Peter aside and asked him three rather pointed questions:

Gardening with God

GUWG-VineWe continue our journey into every word spoken by Jesus in the Gospels to help us all KNOW JESUS MORE NOW.

Jesus is in his last days on the planet. He’s giving final instructions to his disciples.

Today’s topic? Gardening:

Love Jesus

GUWG-HeartWe continue our journey into every word spoken by Jesus in the Gospels to help us all KNOW JESUS MORE NOW.

Jesus is his last days on earth and is giving his disciples some final instructions.

After Jesus declared that he is “the way and the truth and the life,” that “no one comes to the Father except through me” and that “If you really know me, you will know my Father,”  Philip chimed in with this request:

A New Command

GUWG-Cross-ThornsWe continue our journey into every word spoken by Jesus in the Gospels to help us all KNOW JESUS MORE NOW.

It’s Jesus’ final week on earth. The Cross is looming.

He’s sharing one last meal with his disciples. Yesterday, he said that one of them would betray him. Today, he says they’ll all fall away: