The Message Of Love : The Gospel Of Matthew

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The word gospel itself means good news, to spread the message of the gospel is to spread the good news, specifically the good news about Christ. The gospel of Matthew is all about spreading the good news of Christ and notably the good news about Christ’s love. Philosophy is the rational inquiry in search of the first cause of the order of the cosmos, with many philosophers believing that this first cause must be something divine. The message of the love of Christ can provide nuances to the philosophical ideals, like the search of the cause and order of the cosmos, that Plato provides in his Apology. The gospel according to Matthew is full of the Lord’s messages of love, how you should love people, and the types of people you should love if you follow the messages and teachings of Jesus. This gospel also provides an outline of the way people who seek to be a part of the Catholic faith should live their lives. Focusing specifically on love and how you should treat other people, Jesus gives precise directions on how we should approach and deal with others, especially those who wrong us. One of the instructions Jesus provides for us through Matthew is, “But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven;” (Matthew 5:44-45). The word of Jesus is very clear here, that we should love all those around us, our neighbors and even those who wish the worst on us. His message becomes even more clear when

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