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48 Short, Specific Suggestions on Loving Others as We Love Ourselves

In my previous post, I talked about Loving Others in 2017, which provides the general background for today’s post, and if you have not read it (or wish to reread it) you can click the link above. Today’s post is … Continue reading

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Loving Others with Empathy, Compassion, and Care this Year

A prominent part of Jesus’ message is that we should love others as we love ourselves. Sometimes, though, it is unclear how this plays out in practical terms. What does it even mean to love others as we love ourselves? … Continue reading

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Is it Selfish for Us to Love Ourselves?

Throughout my blog I make the point that believers should love themselves in response to the Father’s love, because if we don’t love ourselves we are in no position to ‘love’ others as ourselves. Sometimes, the statement ‘we should love … Continue reading

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