MARKS OF A DISCIPLE...
1. One who abides in the words of Jesus - Jn 8:31
a. This would imply being a diligent student of the teachings of Christ
b. It also requires one to be a doer of the Word - Mt 7:21-27; Jm 1:21-25
2. One who loves the brethren - Jn 13:34-35
a. With a love patterned after the love of Jesus ("as I have loved you")
b. With a love that is visible to the world ("by this all will know")
c. Made possible when we have been born again - 1Pe 1:22-23
3. One who bears much fruit - Jn 15:8
a. Notice the word "much" (also found in verse 5)
b. Jesus is not talking about an occasional good deed
c. But a lifestyle which prompts people to glorify God! - Mt 5:16
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