Category Archives: Love your neighbor

Hunger hurts

1 Kings 19:1-8, John 6:1-14 Simply put, hunger hurts. Hunger brings the pain of a starving body, a stomach craving to be fed. Upon visiting places where hunger is widespread, it isn’t long before you begin to feel hunger’s pain. … Continue reading

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Golden rule

Romans 12:9-21 Do unto others as you would have others do unto you. Such is the golden rule. We strive to follow it and teach it to our children, expecting them to follow it as well. Yet, even as we … Continue reading

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Love yourself

Mark 12:28-34 “Love your neighbor as you love yourself.” Next to the commandment to love God with our whole heart, soul, mind and strength, this is the second greatest commandment. Which begs the question, when is the last time you … Continue reading

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Walk in the Spirit

Galatians 5:13-25 “We confess that we are in bondage to sin and cannot free ourselves.” Many people wrestle with this confessional phrase. On one hand, we know we are sinners. On the other hand, we are freed from the consequence … Continue reading

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The greatest is love

1 Corinthians 13:1-13 To love one another, that is the command given by Jesus to his followers. You are to love one another. At times, it is easy to love one another. The things we have in common and the … Continue reading

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Trouble loving you

Luke 10:25-37 I have to admit, I have had trouble loving you. Yes, you are my neighbor and Jesus commanded me to love you, but it has been truly difficult at times. At first, I thought it was because of … Continue reading

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Love your neighbor

Luke 10:25-37, 1 John 3:14–18 As John writes in his first epistle letter, “Anyone who hates his brother is a murderer.” Reading this passage, two things came to mind. First, is that love is the exact opposite of murder. When … Continue reading

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The evidence of love

John 10:19-42 There is an old saying that suggests actions speak louder than words. When people say “I love you,” the evidence is not in their spoken words, but their acts of kindness. Absent of any display of affection or … Continue reading

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