Why did Jesus say, “If you love me, keep my commandments”?


John 14:15

AMP - 15 If you [really] love Me, you will keep (obey) My commands.

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First John 3:23 And this is His commandment, that we should believe on the name of His Son, Jesus Christ, and love one another as He gave us commandment.

Romans 6:23 For the wages of sin is death, but the GIFT of God is eternal life, through Jesus Christ our Lord. John 6:47.

Eternal life is a free gift from God that we did nothing for. Our rewards in heaven are based on what we do after we have received the free gift. First Corinthians 3:11-15

The golden rule. Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.

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