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What does it mean to lay down my life for others?
it means to take there life into your hands and show them the way.



By: norman collins
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What does it mean to lay down my life for others?
god says you sould forgiving.



By: jeannette blount
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What does it mean to lay down my life for others?
This verse in the Gospel of John tells us a lot about revealing God`s love: "Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one`s life for his friends" (John 15:13).

Many people interpret this verse to mean that you must do as Jesus did in the sense of actually dying for others. This is not the crux of what this verse means (although in rare occasions, God might call someone to die so that someone else could know Jesus). Laying down your life for others means putting them first and making their need more important than your own. The verse is about being selfless and sacrificial in your actions towards others rather than selfish.

In another verse in that same chapter, we read: "These things I command you, that you love one another" (John 15:17). By seeking to show love to our friends, family and those who also know Jesus, we reveal love to those who don`t know Him. Our love bears testimony of His life.

In John chapter 13, we find the passage where Jesus washes His disciples` feet. He tells us that this is an example of how we should treat one another: "For I have given you an example, that you should do as I have done to you" (John 15:15). Again, this does not mean we need to wash people`s feet (although God could ask that of us). Washing feet in those days was part of the culture since people wore sandals and their feet became dirty after walking. What it means for us today is that God wants us to serve other people, to honor and esteem them above ourselves.  When we do this, we show God`s love and are laying down our life for others.

 



By: Editors
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What does it mean to lay down my life for others?
I put to death (take up my cross) the evil deeds of my flesh for the church (called out ones), and do not allow them to live in me. If I am tempted with greed, bitterness, lust, anger, judgment, stealing, retaliation, or any of the fleshly lusts, I choose to put them to death and not give life to them by obeying them. My Master is Jesus and I let his deathe work in me that PURE love from the Father may be expressed through me.



By: Larry Crutcher
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What does it mean to lay down my life for others?
1 John 3:16-17 answers your question. it reads. 16. This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters. 17. If anyone has material possessions and sees a brother or sister in need but has no pity on them, how can the love of God be in that person?



By: Patrick Josiah
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What does it mean to lay down my life for others?
how to lay down ones life in home



By: erin garcia
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What does it mean to lay down my life for others?
To forget ones old ways -laying our life down- for the sake and well being of another person.



By: Marcela Hincapie
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What does it mean to lay down my life for others?
to live for others. doing what is good unto others so as to christ in your works



By: khumoetsile motlhala
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What does it mean to lay down my life for others?
It simple means that when you lay down your life for others,you are actualy showing love,care what they are going throw and obove all obeying God.



By: Fabian Elton Britz
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What does it mean to lay down my life for others?
to do what is good to others,love forgive and forget.when you you lend others dont take back because god bless you to bless others



By: khumoetsile motlhala
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