We should Love one another


For this is the message that ye heard from the beginning, that we should love one another. – 1 John 3:11

Christ commands to love one another was a new commandment, but careful consideration through scripture this command has been with us from very beginning of the world.

Brethren, I write no new commandment unto you, but an old commandment which ye had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word which ye have heard from the beginning. – 1 John 2:7

John 1:1 speaks the beginning as same of Genesis 1:1
That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we have looked upon, and our hands have handled, of the Word of life; (For the life was manifested, and we have seen it, and bear witness, and shew unto you that eternal life, which was with the Father, and was manifested unto us;) – 1John 1:1-2
In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. And the earth was without form, and void; and darkness was upon the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God moved upon the face of the waters. – Genesis 1:1

Reconfirmed from John,
I write unto you, fathers, because ye have known him that is from the beginning. I write unto you, young men, because ye have overcome the wicked one. I write unto you, little children, because ye have known the Father. – 1 John 2:13

I have written unto you, fathers, because ye have known him that is from the beginning. I have written unto you, young men, because ye are strong, and the word of God abideth in you, and ye have overcome the wicked one. – 1 John 2:14

Let that therefore abide in you, which ye have heard from the beginning. If that which ye have heard from the beginning shall remain in you, ye also shall continue in the Son, and in the Father. – 1 John 2:24

This is an eternal commandment for GOD IS LOVE (1 John 4:16) & LOVE IS GOD (1 John 4:7)

And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him. – 1 John 4:16
Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God. – 1 John 4:7

In John 17:24,26 at upper room, Jesus prayed to father:
Father, I will that they also, whom thou hast given me, be with me where I am; that they may behold my glory, which thou hast given me: for thou lovedst me before the foundation of the world. — O righteous Father, the world hath not known thee: but I have known thee, and these have known that thou hast sent me. And I have declared unto them thy name, and will declare it: that the love wherewith thou hast loved me may be in them, and I in them. – John 17:24,26

Love has been the Center of Gods plan from the beginning, and Christ has given a new measures of that Love.
A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. – John 13:34

References:

 

    • King James Version Bible

 

    • Writings of Henry M Morris

 

  • Institute for Creation Research

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