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Day 27 of Lent 2018

John 13:34

A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.

Today is day 27 of the 40 Days of Lent reading plan on www.youversion.com. I hope we have all kept up with the reading plan. Lent is the 40 days leading up to the cross of Calvary. Stay current with the reading or go back and catch up.

Today’s reading is about the Last Supper and has lots in it – make sure you read the whole reading below.  The verse I picked to reflect upon is near the end of the reading for the day – verse 34. Jesus said A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. We are called to love others – one another – as Christ loved us. The example of His love was just foretold as He talked about His betrayal and death. Jesus’ love is even for those who would turn against Him – if they repent and return to Him. He even loved us – Scripture says – before we loved Him. Something to think about today! Continue reading

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March 12, 2018 Posted by | Build, Church, Community, Daily Devotion, Discipleship, Encouragement, Evangelism, Faith Journey, Family, From the Pastor, Leadership, Lenten Thought, Personal, Theology, Worship | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

   

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