Jerome said the aging apostle John went to churches repeating, “Little children love one another. Little children love one another.” When asked the reason for this constant repetition, he said, “It is the Lord’s commandment, and if it only be fulfilled, it is enough.” Perhaps he was right. Jesus taught us that all the commandments are wrapped up in two: Love God, and love your neighbor.

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A third generation preacher, Mike Shannon is Professor of Preaching at Cincinnati Bible Seminary of Cincinnati Christian University. He has served as a preaching minister, church planter, and college professor. His most recent preaching ministry was at the historic First Christian Church of Johnson City, Tennessee. In his nearly two decades at Cincinnati Christian University, Mike has served as both professor and Dean of the Seminary. He has also been an adjunct professor at Milligan College and Northern Kentucky University. Mike is the author or co-author of several books.

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