What is the relationship between love and obedience? Do I earn God’s love through my obedience?
Obedience is an essential quality of a disciple of Jesus.
Jesus gives us the true pattern. In verse 31, he says that he does what the Father commanded “so that” the world may know that I love the Father. Jesus’ obedience was intended to be a demonstration of his love for the Father. Is that the ultimate motivation for Jesus? And, does that mean that we obey so that the world will believe that we love Jesus? Is that the motivation for our obedience?Read More