Finding Peace - Full - FlippingBook - November 2017

183 ◄ Previous Page Home Chapter Index Next Page ► Chapter 19 Love in Top Gear Thus far, the primary focus of this book has been on God and on what we can do to improve our relationship with Him. In order to reinforce what has already been stated on this matter, let us again turn our attention to the fruit of this relationship, with special emphasis on those to whom this fruit should be most evident. As was noted earlier, at the end of this world’s history there will be but two classes of people: 1) Those who cared only about themselves, and 2) Those who cared about others. (Matt. 25:31-46) In discussion over matters of law, Jesus identifies this second class as the true commandment-keepers of God; and He emphasizes the point that this class will be recognized by two outstanding characteristics : 1) They will love the Lord with all their hearts, and 2) They will love their neighbors as themselves. (Matthew 22:37-40)