We are in week 5 of studying Manskar’s Accountable Discipleship. This is a great post at his blog this week.
- Methodists to close newspaper, communications division (examiner.com)
- Another set of Methodists (wminafrica.wordpress.com)
In this final post of the series I will explore the meaning of how Methodists train to love their neighbors as themselves. I’ll begin with why loving the neighbor is necessary to Christian discipleship. Then I’ll look at the neighbor Christians are commanded to love. Finally I’ll explore the nature of the love Jesus teaches us to practice.
Why love neighbors? The writer of 1 John is very direct:
“Those who say, ‘I love God,’ and hate their brothers or sisters, are liars; for those who do not love a brother or sister whom they have seen, cannot love God whom they have not seen. The command we have from him is this: those who…
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