“Love your enemies.”—MATTHEW 5:44. Throughout the United States and other countries, hatred and animosity between race and ethnic groups (Caucasians, Blacks, and Latinos), as well as worldview ideologies (Black Lives Matters, Antifa, Leftist Marxism), not to mention political ideologies (conservatism vs liberalism and capitalism vs socialism), and religious beliefs (Christianity vs Atheism).
Prayers and Thanksgiving (1:3–11) Philippians 1:3 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 3 I thank my God in all my remembrance of you, In every one of Paul’s letters to the churches (except Galatians), he begins by expressing his joy at the church and the memory that he has of them. Paul here is saying that every... Continue Reading →
John 13:34-35 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 34 A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another. 35 By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” Sharing the good news of the... Continue Reading →
Matthew 22:34-40 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) Two Greatest Commandments 34 But when the Pharisees heard that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, they gathered themselves together. 35 And one of them, versed in the Law, tested him by asking, 36 “Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?” 37 And he said to him: “‘You must love the Lordyour God with your... Continue Reading →