2 Peter 1:3-11
2 Peter 1:6 and brotherly kindness, love
Love navigates our lifelong journey
John 13:1 It was just before the Passover Festival. Jesus knew that the hour had come for him to leave this world and go to the Father. Having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them to the end.
Love motivates us to serve others
John 13:5 After that, he poured water into a basin and began to wash his disciples’ feet, drying them with the towel that was wrapped around him.
Love imitates the Lord Jesus Christ
John 13:14 Now that I, your Lord and Teacher, have washed your feet, you also should wash one another’s feet. 15 I have set you an example that you should do as I have done for you.
Love elevates the experience of life
John 13:17 Now that you know these things, you will be blessed if you do them.
Love authenticates our discipleship
John 13:34 “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. 35 By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.”
Basic outline and scripture taken from “Everything You Need” by Dr. David Jeremiah © 2019 by W publishing
ἀγάπη, agape: Ancient Greek term for unconditional love. Term embraces a universal, unconditional love that transcends and persists regardless of circumstance. It goes beyond just the emotions to the extent of seeking the best for others.