Food for ThoughtIs it love?
Food for Thought
An all-creatures.org Guide to Kingdom Living

by Joyce C. Lock

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Jesus said ... Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets.
~ Mt.22:37-40

So there you have it.  Hang the law ...

Is it love?

When you're the picture of health, yet you park in the handicapped zone ...

Is it Love?

If you leave shopping carts in any path but yours, at the risk of other cars getting scratched ...

Is it Love?

When you scream absurdities at traffic that inconveniences you ...

Is it Love?

What if you use an automobile to intimidate drivers in your path ...

Is it Love?

When you belittle someone who has less than your abilities ...

Is it Love?

Suppose you take the credit and bows for another's accomplishments ...

Is it Love?

When you say things in anger that can damage another's testimony ...

Is it Love?

Maybe someone calls you with an immediate need, just before a church service, yet you ignore the request to be on time ...

Is it Love?

When you look down on someone who isn't dressed just right ...

Is it Love?

If you complain when someone takes your seat ...

Is it Love?

When you rush past someone waiting to talk to you, so as not to miss the person going out the door ...

Is it Love?

Suppose you see the Spirit compelling, but give the position to one with more credentials.

Is it Love?

When you're faced with a dilemma of choosing God's will over opposition ...

Is it Love?

When God reveals something to you contrary to man's teachings, yet you keep silent ...

Is it Love?

If you want to know what Jesus Would Do, just ask yourself ...

Is it Love?

For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light. Matthew 11:30
Ye keep my commandments by abiding in my love ... (par.) John 15:10
Keep thy heart with all diligence; for out of it are the issues of life. ~Proverbs 4:23

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lamb-rightThe purpose of this series is to encourage people to live as loving, compassionate, and peacemaking children of God: Jesus tells us to pray, "Thy kingdom come, thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven." (Matthew 6:10) God tells us through Micah (6:8), "He has told you, O man, what is good; And what does the Lord require of you But to do justice, to love kindness, And to walk humbly with your God." And we know from Revelation 21:4 that there will be no more mourning, or crying, or pain, or death. Thus, Christian living requires us to set the standards of these conditions here on earth for our fellow human beings, and for the other animals, as a witness to the rest of the world. To do otherwise is not Christian.