The Greatest Commandment
questioned by a scribe. His response combines two commands given by Moses to
Israel, the Schema from Deuteronomy and a new command about loving one’s neighbor
from Leviticus. He has presented the scribe with the heart of the Ten
Commandments, and the scribe acknowledges the truth in Jesus’ words.
Prayer: Make us a sign of your love by our visible
relationship with you through prayer and sacrament and our compassionate care