Love your neighbour as yourself, don’t love your neighbour more than yourself.

Some wise words from Pastor Chilavert Nmezi. We are not alone.    –LD

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The title of this message sounds absurd isn’t it? Sure, it is not going to be easy for you to digest but the truth cannot be taken away from the context.

Love is the most preached message all over the world. Love is the summary of the commandments. God is love. Without love our salvation is questionable. Trying to define love in its entirety according to the gospel is incomprehensible.

Leviticus 19:18 says, “…… but you shall love your neighbour as yourself: I am the Lord”.

Other verses of the Scripture such as; Matthew 19:19, Mark 12:31, Luke 10:27, Galatians 5:14, James 2:8 etc are all saying the same thing be it Old or New testament.

No matter how you love someone never do it at your own detriment. No matter how you want to show love to someone by giving, helping or doing charity work never put your life…

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I have lived in Metuchen, NJ, all my life. I have been married to my wife Patricia since 1977. I am a former newspaper editor and reporter. I was also the owner-operator of my own small business for several years. I wrote various novels and short stories published during 1980s and 1990s. I am a long-time student of judo and Japanese swordsmanship (kenjutsu). I also play chess, basketball, and military and sports simulations. View all posts by leeduigon

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