Tag Archives: the Golden Rule

Standards; December 30, 2019


Luke 6:31, 36 “Do to others as you would have them do to you.” “Be merciful, just as your Father is merciful.” These two verses reference two different standards, one subjective and one absolute. We refer to the first as … Continue reading

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Loving Your Neighbor; June 25, 2019


Leviticus 19:18 “‘Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against one of your people, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the Lord.’” Jesus was spot-on when He said that this, along with the command to love God, … Continue reading

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September 14, 2014


Matthew 25:40 “The King will reply, ‘I tell you the truth, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did for me.’” This story of rewards and punishments in the Last Judgment is well … Continue reading

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March 4, 2014


Exodus 23:9 “Do no oppress an alien; you yourselves know how it feels to be aliens, because you were aliens in Egypt.” This is a fairly remarkable, and to me rather moving, command. The Japanese expresses it, “You yourselves know … Continue reading

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