'I am the God of Abraham, the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob' ?1 He is not the God of the dead but of the living."
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When the crowds heard this, they were astonished at his teaching.2
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Hearing that Jesus had silenced the Sadducees,3 the Pharisees got together.
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One of them, an expert in the law,4 tested him with this question:
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"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.'5
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This is the first and greatest commandment.
And the second is like it: 'Love your neighbor as yourself.'6
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All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments."7
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While the Pharisees were gathered together, Jesus asked them,
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"What do you think about the Christ ? Whose son is he?" "The son of David,"8 they replied.
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