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Love one another - music video
Music video of Michael Smith - about Jesus' greatest command to love one another



By: Vipool Patel
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Does Jesus say to you, Love One Another in spite of your diseases ?
That is bipolar disorder,hypertension,TIA and hypertrophy of the heart.You just don`t know what should you do? A man is justified(=forgiven) by faith and not by doing something the Law tells him to do.(Romans 3:28)



By: Takao Ogawa
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Yes,you do.



By: Takao Ogawa
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Almost all of communities in your countries are faced with the risk of leadership.
This is not your private but public problem.



By: Takao Ogawa
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You are ready to Love One Anothe.But It does not mean give-and-take.



By: Takao Ogawa
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Thoughts about human sexuality
If one believes there is a God at all, or any intelligent force behind the universe, then one has to notice some things about IT (HIM?HER?)
1.  If omnipotent, He could have created the human and animal species any way He wanted to.  Why sexual reproduction?  If it was all that nasty and gross, why not make people reproduce like Hydras, just flop out a bud of protoplasm and go from there! 
2.  If He believed our genitals were  disgusting, why put them in front where you can see them and touch them?  Why not hide them safely from view, under a flap of skin or deep within the body only to emerge when needed to reproduce?
3.  If one believes that Man was created in God's own image, as both Jews and Christians purport to believe, then God has roughly the same equipment! 
4.  If sex were only for the purpose of reproducing the genes, then why make it possible when reproduction is not.  Man is the ONLY creature on this planet which has sexual congress when infertile!  If it is, indeed, ourselves that are made in God's image, (And not the pussy cat, or the polar bear) then God also must have known personally and personally valued this ability and given it to us for its goodness and value. 
5.  The Bible is also full of statements like, "Man was not meant to live alone."  "Man and woman, He created them."  "A good woman is above Rubies, she maketh glad her household."  Women like Judith were praised for their heroism; women like Ruth, for their loyalty; Miriam for her steadfast love; Mary for her obedience to God in the face of certain stoning to death. Women are no seen as good or bad, any more than men are.  The Bible is full of venal men as well as heroes.  David had his best general killed because he coveted the man's wife.  Saul was a bloody warrior who disobeyed God and killed off an entire city of people whom God had wanted spared. 
But Moses was courageous; Joshua was a great general, and David, for all his faults, was a wise and good king.  Christianity and Judaism are BIG enough to encompass many ideas about people.  They are good and evil, smart and foolish, brave and cowardly, both the men and the women. 
6.  In the three centuries following the death of Jesus, there arose many followers, with many different interpretations of what Jesus had told them.  Some of these were the "saints of the desert, who went and sat on pillars in the desert until they died of starvation and thirst.    Jesus NEVER either did such things himself or suggested to followers that they do them.  Self destructive behavior was not part of what Jesus ever taught.  He suggested giving what you have to the poor and following him to preach the GOOD NEWS of salvation--the opposite of the prevailing Jewish thought at the time, which was that people needed huge numbers of rules and justifications to avoid falling into evil behavior.  Jesus said, "Hey, people, listen up:  You only need two rules "Thou shall love the Lord thy God with all they heart, mind and soul, and that shalt Love thy neighbor as thyself."  This was the good news.  You don't need to be a scholar, you don't need to whack off a bit of your body, you don't need to eat only certain foods or combinations of foods, you don't need to abstain from sex two weeks out of every month, you don't need to be unclean, even if you are sick with leprosy, or having your menstrual period, all you need to do is believe the GOOD NEWS, that the Lord God wants only two things of you, that you love HIM and love one another as you love YOURSELVES. 
7.  All this presupposes that you love yourself FIRST!  You need a template of how to love.  And Jesus provides two possibilities for you:  YOu can love others as you cherish your own body, your own safety, your own health, your own thoughts and ideas.  Failing in that, you can, "Love one another as I have loved you."  He says, "I'll show you how to love, just in case you have believed the Sanhedrin and learned to despise yourself.  Here is how I do it:  I forgive the wrong doer, not once, not twice, but forty times forty times (The biggest number he knew, probably);  I cure the lame and the blind when I can; when I am wronged, I do not fight back, but I tell him that he can just hit me again; I refuse to participate in the horrific punishments that humans dish out to one another, I will not throw the first stone at the adulteress, and I will caution you not to do so either. I will suffer the little children to come near to me.  I will sit and eat with the despised and diseased. I will dance at weddings and celebrate life.  I will not allow myself or the things I love to be used as for mundane and secular purposes (like changing money on the steps of the temple.) And if it is necessary, if there is no other way to teach about how to love, I will allow myself to be tortured and murdered, so you can all see how a brave man dies, still loving and even forgiving, those who kill him.

This is what the religion of Jesus is about.   These are Jesus's words and His teachings.  Hear the Good News.  Mankind does not need to fear God, but merely to love Him and himself and others in order to reap all the benefits of living in this beautiful world.  Forget the crap, the silly rules and laws that serve to keep us condemning ourselves and our neighbors.  Live as Jesus lived or as you live truly loving yourself and spread that around to those you know.  Our bodies and our selves ARE ALREADY HOLY.  They require no further sanctification but what God has already provided in making them in HIS own holy image. 

 People who feel defiled by their or their partner's sexual urges have simply not read the words that are there for them.  They have listened to what others said about Jesus and not read it for themselves.  If Jesus was celibate, and we just do not have much information on that aspect of his life, it is not because he abjured the company of women.  Many of his early followers were women! (See Lazarus' sisters, Martha and Mary, Mary Magdalane, etc.) It was not that he felt defiled by them.  But one thing he NEVER did was condemn anyone!  Not even Judas.  Not even Peter, when he denied him three times to saves his own hide from the Roman soldiers. Not even the tax collectors, or adultresses or prostitutes.  And if we would follow what he said, and "love one another as I have loved you," then we would not either. Nor would we condemn ourselves, for we are made in the image and likeness of God the Father Almighty, and He did nto make any junk!

Jeannie



By: Jeannie Katherine Reinleitner
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 If we truly mastered love we would not have all the troubles we have on earth. Starting with, if you love God with all your heart meaning your actions, your soul meaning your spirit, and lastly you mind meaning your brain. That would put things in order and would be the foremost commandment.

           This commandment for me is the hardest when someone is ulgy to me and undeserving of love. Its very easy when someone earns my love but watch out if you hurt me. I am grateful that God loves unconditionally and does not love me on merit points.  

                                                      



By: linda hamilton
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If we can love other people through the eyes of Jesus - we have accomplished everything!  We must not see their mistakes, colour, culture or religion.  I have learned that if you can only show how much God loves YOU and what difference He makes in YOUR life - it over flows into how much you love other (without judging) and that many times bring people to Christ (without you even sharing the gospel) - because they can SEE and HEAR you are different!



By: ChantÚlle Sneygans
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The world can all live in harmony if we hate the sin and love the sinner the way that Jesus did.  Jesus never turned any person / anybody away no matter how great their sin!  He rather mingled with the sinners than with the believers - isn't that for whom He came? - for a sinner like me?



By: Shelden Sneygans
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This Is A Great Teaching Of Christs ...If we As Christians Can Live This ..We Are Doing His Will...And Blessing Others..



By: Martin Afkins
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'You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.' "This is the great and foremost commandment. "And a second is like it, 'You shall love your neighbor as yourself.' On these two commandments depend the whole Law and the Prophets." ( Matthew 22:37-40)

"A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another. By this all men will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another." ( John 13:34-35)

"Whatever you want others to do for you, do so for them, for this is the Law and the Prophets." ( Matthew 7:12)

"But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return; and your reward in heaven will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High; for He Himself is kind to ungrateful and evil men." ( Luke 6:35)

"Whoever wishes to become great among you shall be your servant; and whoever wishes to be first among you shall be slave of all. For even the Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve and to give His life a ransom for many." ( Mark 10:43-45)

"If I then, the Lord and the Teacher, washed your feet, you also ought to wash one another's feet. For I gave you an example that you also should do as I did to you." ( John 13:14-15)


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