June 7, 2018

Mark 12:28-34

The Scribe’s sincerity and honesty are revealed by his desire to understand Jesus’ “bottom line.” In response to the question posed, Jesus recounts the Shema from Deuteronomy and the command to love your neighbor from Leviticus, combining the two into a beautiful summary of the entire law. Love of God and love of neighbor are the core of God’s commandments.

Love of God and love of neighbor also imply love of self. We are made in the image and likeness of God, deserving of all the good that God intends for us.

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