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Wikipedia gives a brief overview of how the commandment has generally been seen as "new." It accords with what I've heard through the years: The "New Commandment", the Wycliffe Bible Commentary states, "was new in that the love was to be exercised toward others not because they belonged to the same nation, but because they belonged to Christ...and the ...


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It may not be the only "purpose of life", but it's one of the things that we get to do. "15 The Lord God took the man and placed him in the orchard in Eden to care for it and to maintain it." -- Genesis 2:15 (NET) from: https://lumina.bible.org/bible/Genesis+2 Jesus gives us additional purposes of life in the Gospels: “37 Jesus said to him, “‘Love the ...


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Did God Make Humans To Directly Perform His Will In The Physical Universe? Since God created the physical universe, it would seem unlikely that he has need of our efforts to accomplish things in that universe. Ecclesiastes 12:13 Let us hear the conclusion of the whole matter: Fear God, and keep his commandments: for this is the whole duty of man. ...



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