Tuesday, 1 April 2014

The Greatest Commandment.

What did Jesus say was the greatest commandment?

"'"You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind."  This is the greatest and first commandment. And a second is like it: "You shall love your neighbor as yourself."  On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.'"  Matthew 22:37-40 (NRSV)

So the heart of Jesus teaching is Love.

Not morality, not obedience, not good works, not self-denial, not repentance, not purity, not sacrifice, not fear.....

But Love.

If you follow these commandments you will find God.

[Scripture quotations (marked NRSV) are taken from the New Revised Standard Version Bible, copyright 1989 by the Division of Christian Education of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A., and are used by permission.  All rights reserved.]  

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