small reminder

from Jesse Phillips

“Love the Lord with all your heart, mind and strength” and “Love your neighbor as yourself.”

In fact, it seems that no other admonition is repeated more in the New Testament than to love and be loving to one another.

If this is true, why aren’t we known for this? Why do our kids and many adults think it’s “don’t lie”?

It seems like Christians are more known for not smoking, drinking or cussing, and trying to make non-Christians stop sinning, than for loving their neighbors.

No wonder our churches are shrinking, many of us are just like the Pharisees Jesus condemned.

One Response

  1. […] wolves and to therefore be wise as serpents and harmless as doves? Is it perhaps to love our neighbors as ourselves? What does such love look like in the face of the tyranny described above? how do we continue to be […]

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