As we explore the various one anothers in the New Testament, I trust that we are coming to appreciate the unique fellowship to which Jesus calls his disciples. As Acts 2 makes clear, the church is a community of faith, a close community, which shares
Queen Rania of Jordan once said, “Perhaps if we all subscribed to the African concept of Ubuntu—that we all become people through other people, and that we cannot be fully human alone—we could learn a lot. There’d be less hatred and more harmony.” While some
Of the forty or fifty calls to one another one another in the New Testament, this is the first occurrence, and therefore it sets the precedent for how we should approach these instructions given to the community of faith. This particular instruction to “have peace
“Talk is cheap,” they say. Perhaps this is particularly and painfully true when it comes to love. Perhaps this is why we are exhorted by John, “Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth” (1 John 3:18).