In our continued series “Jesus”, we are faced with the truth of His love. We desperately want to cling to that truth for our sake, but it can seem a bit more difficult when we realize we are commanded to love each other in the very same way.
In this passage, we are reminded that God is the gardener, Jesus is the tree and we are the branches. Everything about us is in Christ. We attempt to “do” or “say” all of the things that will show others how close we are to God or how much knowledge we have about scripture. This simply does not matter. We can not “do” or “know” enough to get there, impress God or fool the world.
Jesus was very specific in this passage and throughout the whole of His message to the world.
It comes down to one thing.
Jesus, over and over, reminds us to love Him and to love each other. Love is the all-encompassing answer. This is what will show the world who yo [...]