The Greatest Commandment
Matthew 22: 34-40
Hearing that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, the Pharisees got together. One of them, an expert in the law, tested him with this question: “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself. All the Law and the Prophets hang
Jesus cried, "Father, forgive them." Have you accepted that forgiveness? Make peace with your past! .......just saying
A pardon is a slip of paper, the value of which is determined by the acceptance of the person to be pardoned." You accepted God's pardon?....just saying
Praying. This is a very widely used word that has almost lost its original meaning. Praying is a personal ordeal and almost everyone has a different perspective of what praying is for and how to do it.
I hear people praying for cars, pets, relatives, work, friends, travel, food, relationships, etc. People are praying for anything and everything. Not to mention who or what they are praying to. Just to mention a few; Mary, Peter, John, Paul, Jesus, Holy Spirit, Father, Lost relatives, Lost
Sin is to purpose to disobey God. It does sound simple when said this way. Sin is nothing more than disobeying God. It is hard to follow the rules when you don’t know or understand the rules. The main rule to overcome sin is to Love the Lord your God above all things. If you can’t do this then you are in for a long haul. The second rule to overcoming sin is to love your fellow man more if not as much as you love yourself. To really overcome sin you have to really understand these two commandments.