Archive for September 3rd, 2008

If you go to The Shepherd’s Fellowship (where I pastor), this post is not a shocker for you. We have talked about these verses a lot, including this past week. I remember the first time I put these verses together, it made a huge impact on me and so I thought I’d share it here too.

The first set of verses are these….

“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 on these two commandments.” Matthew 22: 36-40

The second verse is this….

“A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.” John 13: 34

When I read these together, I see three main points that stand out to me….


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