Something Special!

Master, which is the greatest commandment in the law

Matthew 22:36
Exodus 22:20-26; Psalms 18:2-4,47,51; I Thessalonians 1:5-10; Matthew 22:34-40

A proud mother wrote,

My daughter, Francesca was about four years old when she first became aware that numbers were not just new words in her vocabulary or names for digits. She learned also that they can be used to express quantity. This step, as all parents learn, follows the ëso bigí stage. One memorable day Francesca turned to me to express her love with the help of her new-found knowledge. She said, ìMommy, I love you ten times.î Then, after deep thought she said, ìI love you twenty times.î After another short pause she reached a breathless pinnacle with, ìI love you six hundred times.î

A grateful hug and kiss from me produced a tiny frown and then a final outburst, ìMommy, I love you more than all the numbers!î1

In todayís Gospel Lesson we hear the familiar question, ìMaster which is the greatest commandment in the Law?î And we hear Jesusí familiar answer, ìYou shall love the Lord your God with all your…

To view this resource, log in or sign up for a subscription plan

Scroll to Top
Sign up to get our Free
"Preachers Welcome Package" eBook
(Plus, a few more FREEBIES)