“Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”
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September 9. Come as You Are
October 14. True Colors
November 11. Harvest of the Heart
December 9. No Vacancy/Vacancy
January 13. Standing on the Mountain Top
February 10. The Heart of the Matter
March 10. Wild Women Don’t Get the Blues
April 14. Broken Dreams
May 12. End/Beginning
The Scriptures mention how to treat our neighbor at least 43 times. The most famous discourse being this:
The Greatest Commandment.
28 One of the teachers of the law came and heard them debating. Noticing that Jesus had given them a good answer, he asked him, “Of all the commandments, which is the most important?”
29 “The most important one,” answered Jesus, “is this: ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.[e] 30 Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’[f] 31 The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’[g] There is no commandment greater than these.”
Today, I will ask myself, “Who is my neighbor?” and “Lord, what would you have me do to show it?
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