If a new Christian asked me what a good passage would be in which to dwell, I’d say Romans 12:9–21. I think Paul does a wonderful job of capturing the ideal heart of a disciple. John tells us that God is love and that Jesus is the Word of love. That Word became flesh and dwelled among us, revealing that Love (God) in embodied ways, even to the point of death. Here’s what Paul writes about how that Love manifests in us: