Jesus was soon to die on the Cross. He tells his disciples they must display a distinctive kind of love, modelled on his example and following his teaching. This will be a powerful example to the world around them.
Peter believes he can be a saviour for Jesus rather than the other way around. We sometimes think we can save ourselves. Peter needed Jesus to go (to the Cross) to prepare a way for them. He needed to trust in God rather than himself. So do we.
To listen to Mark Ventham preaching from John 13:31-14:4 at Christ Church on Sunday morning 30th 2011 use the player above..
Series: John (2011)