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It is a Christian duty to love one’s neighbour, but in the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus also taught that you should love your enemies: ‘If ye salute your brethren only, what do ye more than others?’ (Matthew 5: 43–48).
SEAL: New beginnings; Relationships (social skills).
PSHE: 1a. To face new challenges positively; 2f. To resolve differences.
Friends and foes
Main assembly (Preview)
This assembly is taken from Assemble and sing! For Ages 7-11 by Paul Noble and Stuart Watkinson (Scholastic, 978 0439945769, £30).
The world is a beautiful place that is made even more so by friendship and love of one another, an idea promoted by many religions:
in Judaism, for example, the Torah states, ‘Love your neighbour like yourself’ (Leviticus (Old Testament) 19:18).