Tuesday, June 29, 2010

One Anothers

I'm fairly aware of several of the "one another" passages in the New Testament, including this one:

“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that someone lays down his life for his friends.” John 15:12-13
Ray Ortlund, at Christ is Deeper Still, posts a list of "one anothers" that he could not find in scripture:
Humble one another, scrutinize one another, pressure one another, embarrass one another, corner one another, interrupt one another, defeat one another, disapprove of one another, run one another’s lives, confess one another’s sins, intensify one another’s sufferings, point out one another’s failings . . . .

In a soft environment, where we settle for a false peace with present evils, we turn on one another. In a realistic environment, where we are suffering to advance the gospel, our thoughts turn to how we can stick up for one another.
Read his post here>>>

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