|Then Peter, turning around, saw the disciple whom Jesus loved following, who also had leaned on His breast at the supper…|
|Personalize God’s Favor In Your Life|
In the Gospel of John, you will find John referring to himself as “the disciple whom Jesus loved” several times. Why did he do that? Did Jesus love him more than the rest?
My friend, John was simply practicing and personalizing the love that Jesus had for him. We are all God’s favorites, but John knew the secret of accessing Jesus’ unmerited favor for himself. It is your prerogative to see yourself as the disciple whom Jesus loves, and to call yourself that!
As you keep reminding yourself that you are the disciple whom Jesus loves, you will grow in the consciousness of the Lord’s love for you. And the more you are conscious of His love for you, the more you will find your fears dissipating. Why? Because His perfect love casts out all fear (1 John4:18). And besides living fear-free, you will also begin to experience an increased measure of His free favors!