Jonathan Edwards on loving and helping our neighbours made in the image of God

Reformed Covenanter

Puritanboard Commissioner
‘Tis most reasonable considering the general state and nature of mankind. This is such as renders it most reasonable that we should love our neighbour as ourselves. For men are made in the image of God, and are worthy of our love upon this account. ...

A selfish spirit is very unsuitable to the nature and state of mankind. He that is all for himself and none for his neighbours deserves to be cut off from the benefit of human society, and to be turned out among wild beasts, to subsist as well as he can. A private, niggardly spirit is more suitable for wolves and beasts of prey than for human beings. ...

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