“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.’
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This is the first and greatest commandment.
And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’
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All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.”
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While the Pharisees were gathered together, Jesus asked them,
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“What do you think about the Messiah? Whose son is he?”“The son of David,” they replied.
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He said to them, “How is it then that David, speaking by the Spirit, calls him ‘Lord’? For he says,
“ ‘The Lord said to my Lord:“Sit at my right handuntil I put your enemiesunder your feet.” ’
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If then David calls him ‘Lord,’ how can he be his son?”
No one could say a word in reply, and from that day on no one dared to ask him any more questions.
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