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62. Love the Lord Your God

Text Information
First Line: Love the Lord your God
Title: Love the Lord Your God
Author: Jean Strathdee (1991)
Author: Jim Strathdee (1991)
Publication Date: 2013
Meter: Irregular
Scripture: Deuteronomy 6:5; Matthew 22:37; Mark 12:30; Luke 10:27-28
Topic: God's Covenant with Israel; Love for God
Language: English
Copyright: © 1991 Desert Flower Music
Tune Information
Composer: Jean Strathdee (1991)
Composer: Jim Strathdee (1991)
Meter: Irregular
Key: E Major
Copyright: © 1991 Desert Flower Music

Text Information:

In the three synoptic gospels (Matthew 22:37/Mark 12:30/Luke 10:27–28), Jesus identifies the great commandment with these precepts drawn from Deuteronomy 6:5. In all three accounts, this commandment is followed by a second, to “love your neighbor as yourself” (Leviticus 19:18).

Audio recording: Audio (MP3)