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Matthew 7:12 (NIV) sounds a lot like the Golden rule: So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets. But it also says it's only a summary of the Law and Prophets, not that it's actually a hard-and-fast rule. The problem with your example is it puts "others" at odds with each other... There ...


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The Golden Rule in its current form probably originated with Jesus. A similar saying is attributed to Rabbi Hillel, who lived in Jerusalem about a century before Jesus: A Gentile came to Rabbi Hillel and said, "I will convert to Judaism if you can teach me the whole Torah while I stand on one foot." Hillel replied, "That which is distasteful to you do ...


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I will try to answer this, but how to love is shown in various parts of the NT, but I think the best description of what is not love is 1 Cor 13 You will find that love is not a feeling, but an action. For example, Jesus ordered that we love one another. JOHN 13:34 NKJ 34 "A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have ...


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The Golden Rule can indeed be found in the teachings of Jesus: Matthew 7:12: So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets. The Wikipedia article claims that there are earlier antecedents for it, but they do not appear to be the same exact formulation; in particular they are all the ...


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Filmzy has identified where the Golden Rule is found in the Bible. As for the 2nd part of your question, I would like to bring out this verse: 1 Corinthians 14:33 KJV For God is not the author of confusion, but of peace, as in all churches of the saints. Yes of course if following only the Golden rule sin may creep in. However if we do things in ...



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