“Teacher, which commandment is greatest?”
Gospel love is not an idea or an emotion but an imperative–a call to act. The two great commandments–to love God and love our neighbor as ourselves–recognize that acts of love weave us into community, just as selfish and violent acts fray the social fabric. The commandments are more than rules to keep and thereby gain heaven. The actions to which they call us are the hammer and nails of Christians community.”
Who that you once treated as an alien or no-good have you treated as a neighbor? With what result?
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