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  1. OLD NEW

  2. ‘NEW’ 21st Century Fashionable to Put ‘NEW’ in Front of … NEW in the Best Sense … NEW In The Bible … John 13:31-38 Jesus Gives A NEW Commandment

  3. Context John 13:31-38 • John 13:18-30 Jesus … • After Judas left, Jesus focuses … • Note the word ‘now’ … • Jesus says 3 Things to Prepare The Disciples • Now Son of Man is glorified 31-32 • Now you cannot come 33 [For all time] 34-35 3. Now Jesus is denied by Peter 36-38

  4. I. The Old Commandments To Love • Jesus tested in Mt 22:34-38 Dt 6:5 Lv 19:18 • Supported by Ro 13:8-10, Ga 5:14 • Applications For Us • Love God with all your heart • Love your neighbor as yourself

  5. II. The New Commandment To Love • A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another 34a • New • Commandment • You love one another

  6. II. The New Commandment To Love B. As I have loved you that you also love one another 34b 1. ‘New’ is the measure used of love as Jesus loves you 2. ‘Now’ sense that He has already shown 3. Future sense, selfless sacrificial love, 1J3:16, E 5:2, J15:13

  7. II. The New Commandment To Love C. By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another 35 1. Love for one another becomes a unique identifying mark of Jesus’ disciples 2. Jesus disciples J 8:31; 13:35; 15:8 3. ‘See how they love one another…how they are ready to die for one another.’ Tertullian AD 160-225 [citing pagans talking about the Christians of his day]

  8. II. The New Commandment To Love D. Applications For Us 1. Read/memorize 1Co13, exposition on love one another. 2. Forgive others as Christ forgave you. E4:32 3. Pray for others as Christ prayed for you. 4. How has Jesus loved you? What do you need to do so that your love for others measures up to as Jesus loved you? 5. Does the world you live in know you are a Christian by the love you have for other Christians? Do you measure up as a disciple of Jesus? What is one thing you can do? 6. Sacrifice for others, give to others. 2Co5:14, 1J3:16, E5:2 7. Love in deeds and truth not just words. 1J3:18