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The Greatest Commandment

Reading: Matthew 22:34-40 “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” v.36 Jesus’ answer to the Pharisee’s question was from Deuteronomy 6:5.  “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.”  That should have been sufficient—one question, one answer.  But the Lord carried on—let…

Leave them!

Reading: Matthew 15:13-14 He replied, “Every plant that my heavenly Father has not planted will be pulled up by the roots.  Leave them; they are blind guides.  If a blind man leads a blind man, both will fall into a pit.” My friend, are you part of a supposedly godly group wherein you do not…

The law of love

Reading: Matthew 7:7-12 “So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.” (v.12) Ever had the experience of being asked to memorise the Ten Commandments at Sunday School? Suffering from poor memory? If such is the case, no worries—just love your…

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Forgiveness…

… joins Repentance and Good Fruits Reading: Matthew 6:12,14-15 “Forgive us our debts, as we also have forgiven our debtors.” (v.12) “For if you forgive men when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you. But if you do not forgive men their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.” (vv.14-15)…

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What sets us above the rest

Reading: Matthew 5:43-48 “… But I tell you: Love your enemies….” – Matthew 5:44 Jesus asks us what we are doing more than others (v.47), how we distinguish ourselves from the rest. He urges us to be perfect, just as our heavenly Father is perfect (v.48). If the Father is able to cause his sun…