I began posting on this topic back in August (it has been almost five months now) and I am very happy that I did (please read my introductory post for why I started this series). I have been very disillusioned with how Christians go about treating each other. I knew that in John 13:34-35 Jesus gave the disciples a new command:
34 “I give you a new command: Love one another. Just as I have loved you, you must also love one another.
35 By this all people will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.”
Using this standard there sure don’t seem to be many disciples of Jesus these days since there seems to be a lot more disdain than love being shown to one another. (more…)