Greatest Commandment

John 15:12-13
This is my commandment: love one another as I love you. No one has greater love than this, to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.

Jesus commands us to love each other. It seems that we make many things non-negotiable in the Church that Jesus never talked about. However…we seem to let this clear command slide. He commanded us to love each other…and our enemies as well! A command is non-negotiable. Jesus showed us how to love…all the way to the cross. He showed us how to love when being hated. He gave us the most extreme example…not as an end in itself…but as a model. Jesus tells us to do the same. This is the path we must follow. It’s the path to wholeness, oneness in God and becoming our true selves. In other words…it’s the path to salvation.

Suggested song of the day– “Salvation” on the Live to Love album.
Hear free clips of Bill’s songs by clicking Bill Tonnis’ Music on iTunes to the right.
CDs available by clicking “home” and then the “store” tab.
Remember…God loves you!


About billtonnis

Child of God, Pastoral Minister, Chaplain, Music Minister, Jail Minister, singer-songwriter, former radio news anchor, imperfect follower of Jesus inspired by God's unconditional love, proud uncle... what else is there?
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