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Charity, a.k.a Love

Love one another

The virtue of Charity is also known by the name of Love, used interchangeably throughout theological and scriptural texts, because love expressed in a charitable manner is that of self-giving love; the giving of your time, talent and treasure to your neighbor. Charity is defined as loving God for God’s sake, along with the love of neighbor in the same manner and to the same extent that we love ourselves. This definition falls in line with the biblical passage, where Jesus addresses the Pharisees:

“You shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the greatest and the First Commandment. The second is like it: You shall love Continue reading