The Greatest of the Commandments 02-19-15

1 112713 Love one another

This the day that the Lord has made. We will rejoice and be glad in it. We get another chance to get this thing right. How will you use your chance?


Today’s Prayer

   Father, what will You say to those who choose to follow their own selfish aims, who do only what they can get away with — whether it be robbing people, cheating on a marriage, killing on the streets, or aborting their babies at a whim, or for convenience? What will You say when some people follow their own self-serving gains, legal or not, even those in high places? What will Christians say or do while all this is happening; will some remain quiet and close their eyes, trying to take the “high road” and think positive thoughts? What will You say, Lord? Will You say, “I never knew you?”* Oh Lord, have we changed that much? Have we been too busy with our own lives? Have we been deceived, or blind to the dangers that surround us and can destroy us? Please continue to give us guidance. In Jesus’ name we pray, Amen.


Let’s eat.


Love One Another

1 John 3:11-24 –


This is the message we have heard from the beginning: We should love one another. We must not be like Cain, who belonged to the evil one and killed his brother. And why did he kill him? Because Cain had been doing what was evil, and his brother had been doing what was right. So don’t be surprised, dear brothers and sisters, if the world hates you. If we love our Christian brothers and sisters, it proves that we have passed from death to eternal life. But a person who has no love is still dead. Anyone who hates another Christian is really a murderer at heart. And you know that murderers don’t have eternal life within them. We know what real love is because Christ gave up his life for us. And so we also ought to give up our lives for our Christian brothers and sisters. But if anyone has enough money to live well and sees a brother or sister in need and refuses to help–how can God’s love be in that person? Dear children, let us stop just saying we love each other; let us really show it by our actions. It is by our actions that we know we are living in the truth, so we will be confident when we stand before the Lord, even if our hearts condemn us. For God is greater than our hearts, and he knows everything. Dear friends, if our conscience is clear, we can come to God with bold confidence. And we will receive whatever we request because we obey him and do the things that please him. And this is his commandment: We must believe in the name of his Son, Jesus Christ, and love one another, just as he commanded us. Those who obey God’s commandments live in fellowship with him, and he with them. And we know he lives in us because the Holy Spirit lives in us.


Quote of the Day

On the one hand, God does a negative thing: He takes away our sin. On the other hand, He does a positive thing: He adds righteousness to our accounts in the bookkeeping system of heaven. Thus, every accusation Satan brings against us in court, the Lord throws out. Satan’s prosecuting efforts are futile. He has not won even one case against God’s elect and never will.

George Meisinger

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