“On that day you will know that I am in my Father, and that you are in me and I am in you. Those who know my commands and obey them are the ones who love me, and my Father will love those who love me. I will love them and will show myself to them” (John 14:20-21, NCV).
Do you see here how beautifully and inextricably woven together obedience and intimacy are? Yesterday we talked about how the Helper will empower our obeying. Here we come to understand that truth in a deeper way. Where does the Helper live? Inside of you. This is what Jesus promised when He assured His disciples, “On that day you will know that I am in my Father, and that you are in me and I am in you.” They were soon to experience even greater intimacy with Him than they had up until that point.
They had enjoyed the glorious privilege of walking closely with Jesus for three and a half years. No doubt it was baffling to hear Him Continue reading A Spontaneous Desire to Obey