Do unto others…


TLP

So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.

Matthew 7:12

Ah yes, the “Golden Rule”; everyone knows this one…

The main body of the Sermon on the Mount runs from 5:17 through 7:11, and is summed up here in verse 12 with the “rule” that fulfills all of “the Law and the Prophets”. Who can argue with it?

Yet for us to really understand what Jesus said here, we must recognize that it is much more than a summation; it is a radical call for every man and woman to turn upside down the way we view everything. If we really stop to consider the ramifications of this… wow! Oh yes, dear reader, it is a very simple and straightforward notion; treat everyone the way you want to be treated, you were probably taught this from…

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Published by Vincent S Artale Jr

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