Posts Tagged ‘A new commandment’

John 13:31-35 By This They’ll Know

Jesus gets down to business after Judas leaves. He only has a little time left and He wants to leave His disciples with some important instructions. Yes, we know He will be back, but right now He wants to impress upon these men something VERY important.

The first thing that He wants them to know is that what is coming next will actually bring glory to God. As horrible as it is going to be, in the end it will all be worth it. Judas has just left to “pull the trigger” on the final act in this drama. With Judas’ departure Jesus’ conclusion of the Father’s plan is assured. There was never any doubt but the stopwatch has now been activated. There is still coming a moment in the Garden of Gethsemane where Jesus will ask God to look once more for another way, but He is committed to this course. Read more »