God loves you. “ The Lamb, who was killed before the origin of the world, is a man who has received support, splendor, wisdom, power, refinement, whole month, respect, faith and silt। Let him be glorified forever. ”Now came true Amen। In this world you have received everything but so far Jesus has not believed in Christ, you are the saddest and most righteous man ! The poorest people on earth are not without money but without Jesus Amen ! Your first need and need is the forgiveness of eternal security sins, salvation and eternal life – “ Behold, the Lamb of God who has raised the sin of the world’।And he is atonement for our sins, and not only for us, but also for the sins of the whole world। The only Creator God – Ekmatra Caste Man – Ekkatra Blood Red – Ekkatra Problem Sin – Ekkatra Solution Jesus Christ Do you know that there is eternal life even after the deer only God loves you ! Because God loved the world so much that he gave it to his only born Son – No one who believes in him is unhappy, But he may have eternal life, but God reveals his love for us: Christ died for us when we were sinners। Because you are saved by grace by faith; And it is not from you, it is God’s donation; He who is waking up to my door every day hears me waiting for the pillars of my doors, Blessed is that man। But God reveals his love for us: Christ died for us, while we are sinners। But in all these things we are even more than the winners by him, who loved us। Because I have been completely unarmed, neither death nor life, nor angels, neither the princes, nor the rights, nor the things that come from now, nor the things that come later, neither the heights, nor the deep, Neither any other creation can separate us from the love of God in our Lord Christ Jesus। Love is in this – not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent his Son to be atone for our sins। For God made sin for us, who did not know that we would be the righteousness of God। Jesus said to him: “ Bato, truth and life are me; No one comes to the Father except me. ” Your word is a light for my feet, and a light for my way। I cried before Miramire fell bright; I hope in your word। My eyes are open at night’s guard to meditate on your word। And call me on the day of the storm; I will deliver you, and you will raise me। He cures those with broken hearts and binds them to the ointment of their injuries। You will be in me and ask for whatever you want if my words are in you, and that will be done for you।


Greater love has no one than this:

to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.” John 15:13

Imperfect people befriending imperfect people is complicated and hard, but Jesus assures us it’s possible to love each other as He loved us. Jesus came to earth, love incarnate, on a mission to define love, walk out love, and die out of love. . . for us. Through Jesus, we embrace this greater love and allow it to flow through our lives, by His power.

What Is the ‘No Greater Love Is This’ Spoken of in John 15?

This phrase occurs during Jesus’ sermon about the Vine and the Branches. Christ Jesus used the illustration of a good gardener pruning plants so they produce good fruit. “I am the true vine, and my Father is the gardener,” John recorded Jesus saying. “The vine and the vineyard were old sacred imaged in Judaism,” the NIV Application Commentary explains, “The vine represented the covenant people of God, planted and tended by him so that Israel would produce fruit.”

The love Christ introduced is agape love. This love, according to Christianity.com, “refers to a pure, willful, sacrificial love that intentionally desires another’s highest good.” Contrary to the way the world loves selfishly, Jesus loved selflessly and taught His followers to aim for the same. This type of love is almost indescribable, a product of the very character of God, who is perfect love.

God prunes our hearts, sanctifying us daily as we draw closer to Him. When we choose to live life within the love of Christ, we are able to accept and receive the gift of God’s love. Submitting our plans, we instead allow our lives on earth to serve as a conduit to spread the love of Christ to the people He has purposefully placed in our paths. “Jesus laid down his life for his friends,” John Piper explains, “Jesus is the pattern and the power of that love. And he can be those for us, even though we are sinners, because he removed the wrath of God by laying down his life for us.”

What Does This Type of Love Mean for You and Me?

There is no greater love than the love the Father has for us. To send His one and only Son to sacrifice His life on our behalf is the greatest love story of all time. John 3:16 reminds us, He came for the world. Jesus died, willingly and sacrificially, once for all. ALL. We talk a lot about unity in our world today and strive for peace. “Jesus didn’t cast Christianity as a glorified clique,” explains Marshall Segal, “but as a contagious love that compels people to come and see.”

Jesus loves us selflessly, having chosen to die for us knowing fully we would not always love Him in return. God’s love is not fickle or fragile. Everything He does and allows is meant to draw us closer to Him. His love is a product of who He is. Yahweh, Abba. Who spoke the world into existence and knit each of us in our mother’s womb. We spend a lot of time worrying about self-worth even though God proclaims we are worthy (Psalm 139). Jesus, the living Word of God, was there at the beginning and now sits at the right hand of the Father. The Holy Spirit, living in every believer, translates the aches and praises of our hearts to God in prayer and faithfully counsels and comforts us.

This type of love calls us to lay down our lives, as Jesus did His. Not necessarily on a cross, but through one we carry to Him daily as we lay down our sins, guilt, and shame. We submit our pre-conceived notions and societal expectations for His will in our lives; our selfish desires for His Kingdom purposes. We allow and understand the pruning in our lives, the removal of all that distracts us from a singular focus on Him, alone. The gift of grace, salvation, and forgiveness reigns in lives surrendered to Christ. It isn’t easy. There’s no ticket to an easy life on this earth. But Jesus said, “I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may be complete.” (John 15:11)

What Does it Mean to Lay Down Your Life for Others?

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.” Galatians 5:22-23

The Bible has a lot to say about friendship. Jesus modeled it perfectly. Without a guarantee of reciprocation, He poured His life out for His friends. His focus was on forgiveness, friendship, and the fruit of walking in love with Him. The Bible is clear that Jesus is the model for selfless love; this is shown by Jesus giving up His own innocent life to save undeserving sinners. 

The fruits of the Spirit, products of a godly life, are fostered through the grace given to us through salvation in Christ, alone. To be selfless. In a world consumed with self-care, self-love, and self-confidence, Christ calls us to run a race in the opposite direction. He calls us to be God-reliant, to love God and others, and embrace His provision and allow Him to sustain us. Laying down our lives for others is to live a Christ-centered life, and foster Christ-centered relationships. To listen to one another, learn about, remember and encourage one another. God purposefully places us in the generation we live in, amongst the people in our lives. When we notice who they are, through the filter of Jesus, we are able to love them as we are called to. Laying down our lives is refusing to worry about what tomorrow will bring because we understand only God knows. It’s trusting Him to prepare, lead, and provide for us as we work for His Kingdom.

How to Receive and Reciprocate “Greater Love”

“As the Father has loved me, so I have loved you. Now remain in my love. If you keep my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have kept my Father’s commands and remain in his love. I have told you this so that my joy may be in you and that your joy may be complete. My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. You are my friends if you do what I command. I no longer call you servants, because a servant does not know his mater’s business. Instead, I have called you friends, for everything I learned from my Father I have made known to you. You did not choose me, but I choose you and appointed you so that you might go and bear fruit- fruit that will last- and so that whatever you ask in my name the Father will give you. This is my command: Love each other.” John 15: 9-17

Jesus gave us a blueprint to “greater love.” It has very little to do with us and everything to do with who He is. We are called to submit to His authority in our lives, and obediently follow the truth of God’s Word. “The war between flesh and spirits is a war of allegiance,” Derek Cazel explains, “If we would give in to the flesh, our definition of love would follow the world’s definition, namely, that nothing is greater than our desires and ourselves.” Jesus accomplished what we never could through His life on earth, His sacrificial death, and miraculous resurrection and ascension to heaven. There is power in the name of Jesus, yet He calls us His friends.

Shortly after His sermon about the Vine and the Branches, Jesus prayed before He began His final leg of the journey to the cross. The prayer, recorded in John 17, captures greater love in action. Jesus prayed His life and death would glorify God; He prayed for His followers, and then He prayed for everyone else. All of us. Those who would follow. He prayed we would all find unity in Him. Unity requires a greater love. It requires the power and love of Jesus, and the supernatural force He wields within lives surrendered to His call, and God’s sovereign will. “The believer has no fruitfulness apart from union and fellowship with Christ,” the NIV Study Bible explains, “A branch out of contact with the vine is lifeless.”

There is none more powerful than our God. The purposes He has planned for our lives require pruning, and it’s hard to journey through a world cursed with sin wreaking havoc upon it. But God is greater than the highs and lows and everything in between. In order to receive and reciprocate greater love, He invites us to remain in Him. Remain. We seek Him in the quiet hours of the morning and cry out to Him in despair. But He calls us, no matter our circumstance, to keep the conversation going. Keep seeking. Keep listening. Keep obeying. One step at a time. One pruning at a time. One beautiful piece of godly fruit at a time. He calls us to avoid getting caught up in the world’s selfishness, and remain in Him. Abide and stride with Him one pace at a time. . . one day at a time. . .until home in heaven we arrive to embrace Him fully. 

Greater love is possible through Christ, alone. We serve a God who loved us more than we can properly honor and give glory to. But as we live our lives within the love of Christ, God will faithfully adjust our perspective to see ourselves, and others, through the filter of greater love. 

For he that findeth me shall find life, and shall receive mercy from the Lord. But he that sinneth against me, harmeth his own soul; All those who hate me love death.’ Proverb. 8:35-36 But God shows his love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. Romans 5:8 He committed no sin, nor was any guile found in his mouth; He did not rebuke in return; He did not threaten when he suffered, but committed himself to the righteous judge. He Himself bore our sins in His own body on the cross, that we might die to sins and live to righteousness; By His stripes you were healed. 1 st. Proverb. 8:35-36 Nor is salvation in any other; For there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.” Acts 4:12 Jesus said to him: “I am the way, the truth, and the life; No one comes to the Father except through me.” John 14:6 Behold, he comes with the clouds, and every eye shall see him, even those who despise him; And all the tribes of the earth will mourn because of him. So be it! Amen! Revelation 1:7 And he was clothed in blood; And his name is called ‘Word of God’. Revelation 19:13 “And behold, I come quickly; And I have my reward to give to every man according to his work. I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the end, the first and the last.” Revelation 22:12-13 Note: Today people don’t even have time to go to heaven. Believe in Jesus Christ and you will receive forgiveness of sins, salvation and eternal life.

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