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Do You Really Love Jesus?

Posted by Tkulp , 20 August 2020 · 0 views

John 14:15 If ye love me, keep my commandments.
John 14:23 Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.

 

'Keep'
The word 'keep' means, "to guard (from loss or injury, properly by keeping the eye upon;)"
The word 'commandments means, " injunction, that is, an authoritative prescription:"

 

Injunction is...
1. A command; order; precept; the direction of a superior vested with authority.
2. Urgent advice or exhortation of persons not vested with absolute authority to command.

 

'Obedience'
G5218 - ὑπακοή
From G5219; attentive hearkening, that is, (by implication) compliance or submission: - obedience, (make) obedient, obey (-ing).
G5219 ὑπακούω
From G5259 and G191; to hear under (as a subordinate), that is, to listen attentively; by implication to heed or conform to a command or authority: - hearken, be obedient to, obey.

 

Hearken
1. To listen; to lend the ear; to attend to what is uttered, with eagerness or curiosity.

 

To 'keep' or to 'obey'?
John 14:15 If ye love me, keep my commandments.
John 14:23 Jesus answered and said unto him, If a man love me, he will keep my words: and my Father will love him, and we will come unto him, and make our abode with him.
'Abode' means, "a staying, that is, residence (the act or the place):"






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