How Jesus Takes the 10 Commandments and Wraps them into 2 Great Ones (cont.)

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Yesterday, we looked at the first 4 commandments which tell us how God wants us to behave towards Him. Today we look at the last 6 commandments in which God tells us how to behave towards other people. These 6, Jesus sums up in one line…

39 A second is equally important: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ 40 The entire law and all the demands of the prophets are based on these two commandments.”

Matthew 22:39-40 NLT

First, let’s look at an important point. An expansion of this second part would be — love your neighbor as you love yourself. Stop and think about this. How can you love your neighbor as yourself if you don’t love yourself? Now, loving yourself, doesn’t mean having extreme pride, vanity and arrogance. No!

God created humans in His own image!
God created humans in His own image!

You are made in the image of God! (We’ll be getting into that…

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