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Daily Prayer for Sept 3rd, 2019             

Good morning, God—thank You! 🙂

You are love. And because You first loved me, I am thankful, and love You; therefore, I will love my enemies, and pray for those who persecute me. After all, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ is Your new second greatest command. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

Luke 6:27 English Standard Version (ESV)

Love Your Enemies

27 “But I say to you who hear, Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,

Matthew 5:44 English Standard Version (ESV)

44 But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,

Romans 12:14 English Standard Version (ESV)

14 Bless those who persecute you; bless and do not curse them.

1 Peter 3:9 English Standard Version (ESV)

Do not repay evil for evil or reviling for reviling, but on the contrary, bless, for to this you were called, that you may obtain a blessing.

John 13:34 English Standard Version (ESV)

34 A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another.

Matthew 22:36-40 New International Version (NIV)

36 “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?”

37 Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. 39 And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ 40 All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.”

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