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Greatest Commandment

Key Verse: “The second is this, ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’” Mark 12:31 According to Jesus, loving God with all of our heart, soul, mind, and strength is the Greatest Commandment. But He doesn’t stop there. The second greatest commandment should be an outcome of the first. When we[...]

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Key Verse: “And you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength.” Mark 12:30 Many Christians have a linear idea of what loving God looks like. We come up with formulas such as, God[...]

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Key Passage: “And you shall love the Lord your God….” Mark 12:30a The word, “love” has lost its significance in our culture because we use it to describe our feelings for anyone or anything we like. Saying that we love chocolate or football diminishes our understanding of the Greatest Commandment to[...]

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Key Verse: “Hear, O Israel! The Lord our God is one Lord’” Mark 12:29b. What’s the most important thing God wants us to do? That’s the question posed to Jesus in Mark 12. Without hesitation, Jesus zeroed in on Deuteronomy 6:4-5. While the heart of the Greatest Commandment is about[...]

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