My Brother-in-Christ, Wally Fry started a new devotional/study series for his church website based on God’s Love called “Love According To God,” and His command to us to love as well.
Those of you who know me and have known me, know how much I love to teach on Love, unconditional Godly Love, so this is a joy for me to see someone else take up this subject in this way. Besides, Brother Wally isn’t as “wordy” as me and comes right to the point! 😉
Here’s the next installment of his devotional series. Enjoy this SERIES and God bless you all, abundantly!
But he, willing to justify himself, said unto Jesus, And who is my neighbour?
This passage in Luke is similar to the story we saw in Matthew 22:34-40 Again, a lawyer was trying to trick Jesus by asking Him what is the greatest of all the commandments; again, Jesus answered him by saying that the two greatest commandments are to love God with all you have and then to love one’s neighbor as oneself.
The lawyer, probably knowing he had failed on this count, attempted to excuse himself by asking, “And who is my neighbor:” Jesus then explained what He was trying to say by relating the well known story of the Good Samaritan, which readers can read here.
Most of us know the ending of this story; Jesus asked the lawyer, based on the story, just who had been a true neighbor to the…
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