Jesus’ Impossible Mandate


“I have given these people the glory that you gave me so that they can be one, just as you and I are one” (John 17:22, NCV).

Jesus told us that the very most important reasons we are alive are these: to love God and to love our neighbor. We are not talking about any ordinary love here. He gave us some pretty tall orders for the caliber of loving He is looking for in our lives… “Love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute you” (Matt. 5:44, NKJV).

In other words, He mandated the impossible. Continue reading Jesus’ Impossible Mandate