Love! The Greatest Commandment.


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Love! The Greatest Commandment.




Matthew 22:34-39 (NIV)
34 Hearing that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees, the Pharisees got together. 35 One of them, an expert in the law, tested him with this question: 36 “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?”
 37 Jesus replied: ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. 39 And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.'

Love is an action word! It is more than a notion, a belief, some fantasy. It is truly seen by way of one's actions. Love causes us to sacrifice many of the our own personal agendas and follow God's agenda. His agenda is for us to love Him with all our hearts, every inch of our being and mind.

When we extend a helping hand to that lady in the store who just had back surgery and is not able to pick up an item she just dropped in line, we show love. When we hung that little boy or girl who just lashed out at you in a burst of anger, because he or she just needed a warm hug and smile from you to show that you cared, we show love.

When we travel to our parents' home late in the day to clean up a room because they are older now and just don't have the energy to keep things in tact like they use to ten years ago, we show love. When we call our spouse in the middle of the day after a tough meeting to ask did everything go well, we show love. When we feed the next door neighbor's child because the parents have not made it home from work yet and you have dinner ready for your child, we show love.

When we encourage a child to be all that he/she can be despite the socio-economic standards that currently plaques the community, we show love. When we call a stranger with the wrong number, but instead of hanging up, ask how they are doing, we show love. When we give our time to a project that will benefit someone else and not expect any monetary compensation or notoriety, we show love. When I write this blog because I too have experienced the love of God, despite myself, I show _______!

So, if I share something with you on this blog, it is simply because I LOVE YOU, and most of all GOD LOVES YOU and He wants us to LOVE other people by our actions!

Love Always,
~LaKenya

Comments

  1. Amen!Thank you LaKenya for reminding us the many ways we can show love in our everyday lives. It's surely the little things that matter the most.

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  2. Thanks for sharing the love of Jesus with your readers:)

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  3. Hi Lakenya.... I thank God for your heart and your life. He has given you the heart to share His love. LOve your blog. I am giving you a blogger award. Just check my blogpost at http://drawingtogod.blogspot.com

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  4. Whew! What a powerfully awesome blog about love and God's love for us. I am thankful that Rizeru mentioned you in her blog, because that is how I got to find you :) it is always a pleasure to find another believer in Jesus Christ and I am thankful to Christ for letting us use blogger as another outlet to spread the love. Thank you, sister, and you got yourself a new follower!

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  5. Jessica, Toyin, Rizeru, and Day-Dreamin Optimist thank you all for your comments. They are truly a blessing to read and I thank God for each of you. God gets the glory for the words you see posted on my blog and I thank Him for using you in your ministries. Keep doing His work and He will take care of You! Love you all, LaKenya.

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