2 Timothy 3:1-2


Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law? Jesus replied: “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: Love your neighbor as yourself. All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.” Matthew 22:36–40, NIV. Isn’t it ironic that the two greatest commandments are not listed in the Ten Commandment? However, these two great commandments that Jesus declares encapsulate those found in Exodus 20. The first four laws given in Exodus 20 are to strengthen our relationship…