This post follows on from my previous post: God’s idea of fasting is to love others and highlights the biblical texts encouraging us to love on another.
- Leviticus 19:18
"Never seek revenge or bear a grudge against anyone, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the LORD.
- Matthew 5:43
"You have heard that the law of Moses says, `Love your neighbor' and hate your enemy. But I say, love your enemies! Pray for those who persecute you! In that way, you will be acting as true children of your Father in heaven.
- Matthew 19:19
Honor your father and mother. Love your neighbor as yourself.' "
- Matthew 22:39
A second is equally important: `Love your neighbor as yourself.'
- Mark 12:31
The second is equally important: `Love your neighbor as yourself.' No other commandment is greater than these."
- Luke 10:27
The man answered, " `You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your strength, and all your mind.' And, `Love your neighbor as yourself.' "
- Romans 13:8
[ Love Fulfills Gods Requirements ] Pay all your debts, except the debt of love for others. You can never finish paying that! If you love your neighbor, you will fulfill all the requirements of God's law.
- Romans 13:9
For the commandments against adultery and murder and stealing and coveting–and any other commandment–are all summed up in this one commandment: "Love your neighbor as yourself."
- Galatians 5:14
For the whole law can be summed up in this one command: "Love your neighbor as yourself."
- James 2:8
Yes indeed, it is good when you truly obey our Lord's royal command found in the Scriptures: "Love your neighbor as yourself."
What can you do today to love someone?