Let me sum up
One thing plus one more thing ... it's really just two things
If I looked at you and said: “No, there is too much. Let me sum up.” — How would you respond?
Would you say: “Hello. My name is Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.”
Because I would.
Or I’d say “Have fun storming the castle!” or “Anybody want a peanut?” or “Inconceivable!”
I guess this is my week for iconic television and movie quotes involving Peter Falk!
The Princess Bride is possibly the most quotable movie ever made. If you haven’t watched it… good grief, my friend, why not? Go watch it now! (Thank you for allowing me to indulge my nerdy story-loving heart. I promise there’s a point.)
So far this week we’ve talked about the greatest commandments in the Bible: Love God and Love people. But we don’t think of the Old Testament Law being just two rules. We think of the Ten Commandments. I’m sure people in Jesus’ day did too.
Granted, the Pharisees kept the laws in Leviticus too. There were literally hundreds of laws. So how could Jesus come along and say that there were really only two that mattered?
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