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    03 May '16 17:00
    Whats this - ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.” - business all about?

    Can one of you Christian peeps explain this in practical terms, do you really love your neighbors? what are you defining as neighbors? is it a different kind of love?
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    03 May '16 17:01
    Originally posted by stellspalfie
    Whats this - ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.” - business all about?

    Can one of you Christian peeps explain this in practical terms, do you really love your neighbors? what are you defining as neighbors? is it a different kind of love?
    When Jesus was asked "who is my neighbor", he gave the example of the Good Samaritan.

    Does it make sense now?
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    03 May '16 17:15
    Originally posted by stellspalfie
    Whats this - ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.” - business all about?

    Can one of you Christian peeps explain this in practical terms, do you really love your neighbors? what are you defining as neighbors? is it a different kind of love?
    Its brotherly love, compassion for those in need, and being generous with ones worldly possessions..
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    03 May '16 19:04
    Originally posted by whodey
    When Jesus was asked "who is my neighbor", he gave the example of the Good Samaritan.

    Does it make sense now?
    Nope, seems pretty vague.
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    03 May '16 19:07
    Originally posted by Rajk999
    Its brotherly love, compassion for those in need, and being generous with ones worldly possessions..
    Brotherly love is to love somebody like they were your real brother, is that how you see brotherly love?
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    03 May '16 19:40
    Originally posted by stellspalfie
    Whats this - ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.” - business all about?

    Can one of you Christian peeps explain this in practical terms, do you really love your neighbors? what are you defining as neighbors? is it a different kind of love?
    How is someone consumed by self-loathing meant to interpret that commandment? Is it then acceptable to hate one's neighbour?
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    03 May '16 19:55
    Originally posted by stellspalfie
    Brotherly love is to love somebody like they were your real brother, is that how you see brotherly love?
    Yes.
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    03 May '16 20:29
    Originally posted by stellspalfie
    Nope, seems pretty vague.
    The story of the Good Samaritan is this, two men pass by a man dying on the road and go about their business. These were men who SHOULD have had compassion on the man based upon their social positions. Then a Samaritan, who was the natural enemy of the man lay dying, had compassion on him and tended to his wounds and took him to an inn where he paid someone to nurse him back to health.

    There is no emotion of "love" other than having compassion for a fellow human being. More importantly, however, was that the man he helped was his natural enemy. So this type of love is devoid of 'liking" the other person and more to do with having human compassion for other simply because they are made in the image of God.
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    03 May '16 20:55
    Originally posted by stellspalfie
    Whats this - ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.” - business all about?

    Can one of you Christian peeps explain this in practical terms, do you really love your neighbors? what are you defining as neighbors? is it a different kind of love?
    Love is an action, a deed done for another's good. Is that practical enough for you? 😉
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    03 May '16 21:041 edit
    Originally posted by stellspalfie
    Whats this - ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.” - business all about?

    Can one of you Christian peeps explain this in practical terms, do you really love your neighbors? what are you defining as neighbors? is it a different kind of love?
    Well it doesn't mean 'don't argue with people on the Internet', if that's what you're pitching at.
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    03 May '16 21:26
    Originally posted by DeepThought
    How is someone consumed by self-loathing meant to interpret that commandment? Is it then acceptable to hate one's neighbour?
    It seems to me that nobody is able to follow that commandment. Hates never a good thing. Do you love your neighbour?
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    03 May '16 21:28
    Originally posted by Rajk999
    Yes.
    What do you consider to be neighbours? Do you love these people as much as you love siblings?
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    03 May '16 21:32
    Originally posted by whodey
    The story of the Good Samaritan is this, two men pass by a man dying on the road and go about their business. These were men who SHOULD have had compassion on the man based upon their social positions. Then a Samaritan, who was the natural enemy of the man lay dying, had compassion on him and tended to his wounds and took him to an inn where he paid someone ...[text shortened]... e to do with having human compassion for other simply because they are made in the image of God.
    if its 'compassion' then why not just say 'compassion'...why use a word that carries such strong emotions and meaning? are you also suggesting that its about what you do (treat people like you love them) rather than what you feel inside?
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    03 May '16 21:32
    Originally posted by divegeester
    Well it doesn't mean 'don't argue with people on the Internet', if that's what you're pitching at.
    Lol, lol.....always seeking to defend arguing. Brilliant.
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    03 May '16 21:34
    Originally posted by josephw
    Love is an action, a deed done for another's good. Is that practical enough for you? 😉
    does this apply to all love, or just love within the context of the passage?
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