22/11/2020 [Book of John: Lesson 55] www.lifechurchmissions.com
Who is the betrayer? <Jn 13:31-38>
1. The Glory of the Cross. <v31-32>
1）What God see as glorious, the World see as shameful.
2）Judas do not understand, nor have any share in God’s glory.
2. The spiritually immature disciples do not understand why the Lord has to depart. <v33>
3. Love one another as the new commandment. <v34-35>
1）The New Commandment that comes through Christ sacrifice for us.
2）Supersedes the love of all kinship, intimacy and gratitude between men.
3）The Presence of the Lord is revealed through love among Saints.
Read <Ps 133:1-2>
4. The weakness of Peter. <36-38>
1）Peter is blessed, yet he doesn’t understand spiritual things.
⟹ Received the New Commandment, yet relied on Old Nature.
2）Yet Peter and Judas were different.
3）We especially need the love and intercession of brethren in our weakness.