“The most important one,” answered Jesus, “is this: ‘Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God, the Lord is one. Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’”

Mark 12:29-30

The most important of Jewish prayers, still recited twice a day by devout Jews, is the Shema and the Lord Jesus quoted it in answer to a lawyer’s question. Is there a better way for us to start and end our day? To me, the key word is ‘all’; anything less short-changes our wonderful Lord!Love so amazing, so divine demands my soul, my life, my all. I Watts

Daily reading: Romans 9

Bible in one year : 1 Chronicles 10-12; Luke 1:39-56