My favorite teachings of Jesus

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Kaitlin Bryant
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Thera reads wrote: December 8th, 2023, 6:34 pm My favorite teaching from Jesus is his teaching on Love. It may seem hard or crazy when he asks us to love our enemies but he has a great point.
Love is the most important teaching of Jesus! It is also my favorite as well!
John 15:12-13
“My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.”
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My favourite teaching of Jeus is the parable of the sore. It shows you the different type of Christians that are out there and also helps you figure out what kind of person you are
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Your reflections are valid. My favorite teaching is the one about loveling thy neighbour. Love conquers all.
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You know, there are so many amazing things Jesus taught, but the parable of the talents [Matthew 25:14-30] has really stuck with me. It's about a master who entrusts varying amounts of money (talents) to his servants before going on a journey.What gets me is the message about using what we've been given. Two of the servants use their talents wisely, growing the money the master gave them. But the third one, scared and unsure, buries his talent.
It's a reminder to me that we all have gifts, passions, or skills – our own unique talents. Maybe it's a talent for music, for helping others, or even just making people laugh. The point is, Jesus seems to be saying it's not enough to just hold onto those gifts. We should be using them, developing them, and sharing them with the world.
Who knows, maybe my little talent can make a big difference somehow. It's inspiring to think that even something small, used well.
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Emeka JohnObi wrote: March 18th, 2024, 12:32 am You know, there are so many amazing things Jesus taught, but the parable of the talents [Matthew 25:14-30] has really stuck with me. It's about a master who entrusts varying amounts of money (talents) to his servants before going on a journey.What gets me is the message about using what we've been given. Two of the servants use their talents wisely, growing the money the master gave them. But the third one, scared and unsure, buries his talent.
It's a reminder to me that we all have gifts, passions, or skills – our own unique talents. Maybe it's a talent for music, for helping others, or even just making people laugh. The point is, Jesus seems to be saying it's not enough to just hold onto those gifts. We should be using them, developing them, and sharing them with the world.
Who knows, maybe my little talent can make a big difference somehow. It's inspiring to think that even something small, used well.
I completely agree with you on this!
I do feel like sometimes it can be difficult to know exactly what talents or gifts you are given. Then, of course, finding a way to use them to benefit those around us, as well as not wishing to have a different "talent" or "gift."
Sometimes, I wish I had more of a talent for things such as singing and dancing for example, but realize that I may not be called to do those things.
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My favorite teaching of Jesus is the teaching of love. I think love covers everything. As a Christian, with love you can be at peace with everyone if it is possible.
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My favorite teaching is "for what has a man profited, if he gains the whole world for the price of his own soul?" This is a pure fact . All the wealth I'm trying to acquire the money everything can just go in a second. This is an underated verse that speaks facts. No matter what death is inevitable.
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My favorite teaching of Jesus is his preaching on love. The idea that we should love our neighbors as ourselves regardless of anything is a powerful and challenging concept, but one that has the potential to transform the world if we could truly live by it. Jesus emphasized the importance of compassion, forgiveness, love and acceptance, and these values are so important in dealing with humans.
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My favorite saying of Jesus that you highlighted is "Don't worry about tomorrow. It will take care of itself. Each day has enough trouble of its own."
(Matthew 6:34). One day at a time man, one day at a time.
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Love your neighbours as yourself remains the best for me
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Love your neighbours as yourself remains the best for me.
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My favorite teaching of Jesus is when he taught about Forgiveness. The analogy he gave is somewhat impossible to achieve but he said that only when we do that do we totally forgive.
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The teachings of Jesus, especially those highlighting love, forgiveness, and inner strength, deeply influence my daily life and decision-making process. I endeavor to incorporate these principles into my life, fostering a mindset of self-accountability and pursuing inner peace. Many individuals find solace in Jesus' teachings on love, compassion, and forgiveness, which continue to inspire and guide them in their quest for a compassionate and virtuous existence.
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My favorite teaching of Jesus was the one of humility, which he displayed during the washing of feet of the disciple on maundy Thursday. He showed us how to put others before ourselves. This is one of the most inspirational teaching of Jesus
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The parable of the sower teaches about different types of Christians and helps individuals identify their own characteristics. This is what I take as my favorite.
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