Weekly Devotion: Love One Another

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The Narrative of Jesus’ Life

Jesus provides the below teaching after he has entered Jerusalem the final time before his death and resurrection.

Excerpt from the Gospel

John 15:12 “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. 13 Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. 14 You are my friends if you do what I command you. 15 No longer do I call you servants, for the servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all that I have heard from my Father I have made known to you. 16 You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you. 17 These things I command you, so that you will love one another.”

 Sharing your Faith

  • What do you find most surprising about this passage?
  • How is the description of love in this passage different than how love is understood in society?
  • Share about a time a fellow Christian loved you as Christ loved us.

Pray for One Another

Each person is invited to share a prayer request. Another participant will volunteer to offer the petition. Once everyone has chosen a prayer request, take turns offering the prayers aloud.

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