Dear, Precious, Very Costly Indeed

Dear, Precious, Very Costly Indeed

Jesus is the perfect model of love to the end. His true and dear followers, then, are those who love one another as he has loved them. Jesus’ followers are as dear to him as children are dear to their parents. And since he is going to be with them only a little while...
One Are Jesus and His True Followers

One Are Jesus and His True Followers

Jesus and the Father are one.  And so are Jesus and his true followers.  Needless to say, then, true followers cannot but be one in heart and mind. One with us in every way, but in sinfulness, the Word made flesh feels the cold of winter.  So, he walks about in the...
Together as Followers of Jesus Christ

Together as Followers of Jesus Christ

Jesus gives us the perfect example of love.  He wants us, who call him ‘teacher’ and ‘master,’ to do together also what he has done for us. Together are some followers of Jesus.  They are less than twelve.  The group, then, is not meant to represent Israel with its...
Living through the Death of Jesus Christ

Living through the Death of Jesus Christ

Jesus wears the crown of glory because he died for everyone (Heb 2, 9).  If we share his death, he will have us living with him in glory. The wicked, true to the plots they were hatching against Jesus, cut him off from the land of the living (Jer 11, 19-20).  But God,...

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