Monday, March 16

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    Monday, March 16

    I am giving you a new commandment, that you love one another
    just as I have loved you, you also love one another

    John 13:34.

    On his final night with his disciples, Jesus mentioned love nearly 30 times. He specifically indicated that his disciples should “love one another.” (John 15:12, 17) Their love for one another would be so outstanding that it would clearly distinguish them as his true followers. (John 13:35)

    This love is not mere sentimentality. Jesus was referring to a most noble quality—self-sacrificing love. He said: “No one has love greater than this, that someone should surrender his life in behalf of his friends. You are my friends if you do what I am commanding you.” (John 15:13, 14) The genuine, self-sacrificing love and unbreakable unity of Jehovah’s servants today identify them as God’s people. (1 John 3:10, 11)

    How grateful we are that Christlike love prevails among Jehovah’s servants regardless of their nationality, tribe, language, or background!

    w18.09 12 ¶1-2

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