Monday, June 27, 2011

The Most Neglected Component of Discipleship

From the blog Forward Progress comes this intriguing question -What is The Most Neglected Component of Discipleship
Fasting?
Prayer?
Scripture memory?
Solitude?
Nope. I think it’s love.
What does the greatest command hinge upon? Love. What will be the defining characteristic of followers of Jesus? Love. What will never pass away, even after faith and hope are gone? Love.
Love is the mark of the disciple. But here’s the problem: You can’t teach love.
Much more at the link above.