23 Jesus answered, “Whoever loves me will keep my word. My Father will love them, and we will come to them and make our home with them. 24 Whoever doesn’t love me doesn’t keep my words. The word that you hear isn’t mine. It is the word of the Father who sent me. 25 “I have spoken these things to you while I am with you. 26 The Companion, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, will teach you everything and will remind you of everything I told you. 27 “Peace I leave with you. My peace I give you. I give to you not as the world gives. Don’t be troubled or afraid. 28 You have heard me tell you, ‘I’m going away and returning to you.’ If you loved me, you would be happy that I am going to the Father, because the Father is greater than me. 29 I have told you before it happens so that when it happens you will believe. (John 14:23-29, CEB)
If you loved me, you would be happy that I am going to the Father, because the Father is greater than me. I have told you before it happens so that when it happens you will believe.
If you loved me. Do we love Jesus?
We show we love Jesus by loving others and do we love others?
Jesus gives us peace and the Holy Spirit to be our companion. And Jesus’ peace is not like we think of peace. It is never ending or failing and it doesn’t go away ever.
We can be in the midst of chaos and be at peace because Jesus is always with us and for us.
So show the world you love Jesus by loving the world.
Loving People. Loving God.