When you read through the book of John, you’ll see a specific individual referenced, but never by name…
“The disciple whom Jesus loved”.
Now, we know that this references the Apostle John, one of Jesus’ closest/best friends, but John never actually names himself… I wonder why that is? And we’ll get to that at the end, but think about it for a minute…
What a pretentious title to give yourself.
Imagine if I walked around calling myself “The citizen whom the president loved”. And not because he ever specifically said, “I love you most”, but because I believed that I was really loved by him.
You would think I was crazy, arrogant, and stuck up!
But that is not what John intended at all. Continue reading