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What are the sources of the following? The Great Commandment, the "Golden" rule, and the passage where Jesus told his followers not to pray on street corners but in private.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    Golden Rule, Luke 6:31 And just as you want men to do to you, you also do to them likewise.

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    Matthew 7:12

    Therefore, whatever you want men to do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.

    The great commandment, Mark 12:28-31

    28 Then one of the scribes came, and having heard them reasoning together, perceiving[a] that He had answered them well, asked Him, “Which is the first commandment of all?”

    29 Jesus answered him, “The first of all the commandments is: ‘Hear, O Israel, the LORD our God, the LORD is one. 30 And you shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength.’[b] This is the first commandment.[c] 31 And the second, like it, is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’[d] There is no other commandment greater than these.”

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    Matthew 22:37-39

    Jesus said to him, “ ‘You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.’[a] 38 This is the first and great commandment. 39 And the second is like it: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself

    Pray in private, Matthew 5:5-6

    5 “And when you pray, you shall not be like the hypocrites. For they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the corners of the streets, that they may be seen by men. Assuredly, I say to you, they have their reward. 6 But you, when you pray, go into your room, and when you have shut your door, pray to your Father who is in the secret place; and your Father who sees in secret will reward you openly.[

    Source(s): NKJV and KJV
  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Matt 22:36-40 Great Commandment

    Matt 7:12 Golden Rule

    Matt 6:1-8 Pray in private

    Pastor Art

  • 1 decade ago

    Old Testament foundations:

    Deuteronomy 6:5 (Greatest Commandment see Matthew 22)

    Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength.

    Leviticus 19:18 (Golden Rule)

    Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against one of your people, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the LORD.

    Matthew 6 (Private Prayer)

    5"And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by men. I tell you the truth, they have received their reward in full. 6But when you pray, go into your room, close the door and pray to your Father, who is unseen. Then your Father, who sees what is done in secret, will reward you.

  • 1 decade ago

    Deuteronomy 6:5 Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength.

    Matthew 22:37 Jesus replied: "'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.' 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. 39 And the second is like it: 'Love your neighbor as yourself.'

    Leviticus 19:18 "'Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against one of your people, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the LORD.

    Matthew 6:5 "And when you pray, do not be like the hypocrites, for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by men. I tell you the truth, they have received their reward in full.

    Here's the Great Commission.

    Matthew 28:18 Then Jesus came to them and said, "All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of the age."

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    (Matthew 22:36-40) 36 “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” 37 He said to him: “‘You must love Jehovah your God with your whole heart and with your whole soul and with your whole mind.’ 38 This is the greatest and first commandment. 39 The second, like it, is this, ‘You must love your neighbor as yourself.’ 40 On these two commandments the whole Law hangs, and the Prophets.”

    (Matthew 7:12) 12 “All things, therefore, that YOU want men to do to YOU, YOU also must likewise do to them; this, in fact, is what the Law and the Prophets mean.

    Source(s): NWT
  • 1 decade ago

    This is a verse that largely gets forgotten at restaurants all over the country on Sunday's at lunchtime, with entire rooms "praying" over their lunches in order to "witness" to onlookers.

  • Matthew 6:6 But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.

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