Daily Devotional

Neighbors of Compassion


On April 15, 2013 two bombs exploded in Boston, Massachusetts during the Boston Marathon. At least three people were killed and many others severely injured.

As I listened later in the week to the latest news on this horrific event, I noticed that people from across the country began to show compassion for the victims, helping in whatever ways they could. When a lawyer in today’s reading approached Jesus, he asked which was the greatest commandment. Jesus asked the man what was written in the Law. The lawyer answered correctly, but he questioned Jesus further: “Who is my ...

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