“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind; and, Love your neighbor as yourself”
Greeting Friends! I am writing this segment while visiting with family in Vancouver, B.C. in Canada. Families are microcosms of the greater community and the foundation of human society. Central to its core is the essence of love. Love is the ‘glue’ which holds the family unit together. The family is the place where we come into the world because love was and continues to be the mainstay of its stability. It is love that nurtures us and gives families the tools to prepare us for the ‘ups and downs’ of life. Families can break down, as they often do, and when that happens the grounds for such failure can be traced back to love and the fact that love had somehow forsaken the family. This impacts not only the lives of those who rely upon the family unit, but to a greater extent, the community at large.
Every family owes an unspeakable debt of gratitude to this underlying, spiritual substance we call love. More precisely, the family unit was given by the Creator to impress upon us a likeness of Himself in His divine Triune Life* on the human level. The family is the nursery for Godly offspring so mankind will not lose touch with their heritage to the Creator. This brings me to the subject of our segment this month: LOVE!
The Love command is sure, as much as it is direct, upfront, and in your face (so to speak) … I mean the Bible command about Love and how to apply it in life: “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind; and, Love your neighbor as yourself” (Luk.10:27). It ought to be clear that the second aspect of the command (Love of neighbor) cannot be fulfilled if the first (Love of God) is not true, for the first dovetails into the second.
Let us answer the first part about Loving God. I have written about the second aspect of this command which you can read at: http://bulamanriver.net/7875. Is such a command even possible for a human being to keep and obey in its true intent and spirit? I mean, does anyone seriously think that fallen sinful humans can “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind?” The answer ought to be direct as the command is unambiguous – No! Why, because God is divine and we are mere mortals. Can a fallen mortal, born to sin, truly Love a God who is holy and divine? No! (Rom.3:23; Gen.6:5)
In fact, only a person who is equally divine with similar attributes can Love God on co-equal terms. Then why did God give such a command that’s humanly impossible to keep? We know that God is just and impartial, so why this obvious contradiction? What is the answer, if there is one? The answer lies at finding the true meaning of His command. What did He really mean? It is human to read a wrong message into something when we fail to understand its true meaning. Obviously, it does not mean what we may think it means. The Bible gives us a vital piece of wisdom, “If one gives an answer before he hears, it is his folly and shame” (Prov.18:13). We often assume something before we find its actual meaning. We misread a statement and we are none the wiser. Yet, the Bible is clear about one thing, discover the truth and you will be surprised by how liberating it is. (John 8:32)
The first thing about Love is what the Bible tells us of its origin: “We Love, because He first Loved us…For God is Love” (1 John 4:19, 8, 16, NASB). So, right from the outset we read that Love, in its divine expression, is not something we are capable of articulating. You can say, this is the rule of thumb about Love – it never begins with us because we don’t have it to begin with. Love begins with God and flows back to Him because He empowers us to Love Him in return. But how does God empowers humans to Love Him? Therein lies the answer and the truth about Love. Throughout this segment, I have capitalized the word “Love” where it relates to God’s divine nature, as opposed to the non-capitalized human love.
So, let’s unravel the meaning of this all-embracing yet seemingly contradictory command. First, to find the meaning of something we must answer the six key questions – who, what, how, when, where, and why? For now we will answer the most relevant ones – the ‘who’ and ‘how’ questions. Who was God addressing when He gave this command? The answer is He was speaking to Israel. Jesus was quoting from the Old Testament – see Deut.6:5 and Lev.19:18. So the original command was specifically for ancient Israel. God did not give this command to the nations surrounding Israel, or for that matter the whole world. It was for Israel and Israel alone. God had a covenant relationship with the nation of Israel and the Love command was a vital part of His pact with Israel. So, from its origin we discover there was specificity to the Love-command: the nation of Israel.
However, when Jesus came He made it universal under the New Covenant. He commanded the disciples to “go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.” (Matt.28:19-20). The parable of the good Samaritan Jesus gave was to teach the disciples that God’s Love was open to all peoples of every nation. (Luk.10:25-37). You may also read of Peter’s example in Act.10:1-48, where he declared, “I now realize how true it is that God does not show favoritism but accepts from every nation the one who fears Him and does what is right” (Act.10:34-35).
Rublev’s Famous Icon of The Holy Trinity (Wiki Commons)
So, the command was given exclusively to Israel under the old covenant, then the whole world (“all nations”) under the new. But, although the command was universal (“all nations”), the “teaching them to obey” was specific in its application only to the disciples (“make disciples”). In a way that makes the great commission universal but selective. So, the Love command was specific to Israel then made universal to “disciples from all nations.” “Disciples” are not everybody, but specific to believers who have made a commitment (faith) to forsake the spirit of rebellion and follow Jesus’ teachings, command, and example. (Matt.16:24; 1 Pet.2:20-22; 1 John 2:6)
In my recent blog post I have shown that since Jesus’ birth there were only two human forms that have walked this earth – the first Adam, and the second Adam, Jesus. (1 Cor.15:45; also 2 Cor.5:17-21) The first Adam (human) proceeded from the creation of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. (Gen.2:7) Then they both succumbed to Satan’s temptation by eating the forbidden fruit and disobeying God’s command. (Gen. 3) By choosing to live the way of rebellion and fear, they rejected God’s Love and followed the devil’s example who was the first to instigate rebellion against God. (Isa.14:12-14).The second human proceeds from Jesus Christ, who is the second person of the Trinity. Jesus Christ was fully man and fully God, or, “Immanuel” meaning “God with us.” (Isa.7:14) He was born a human by the power of the Spirit, walked this earth perfect and sinless. He was crucified for human sins, and was glorified by His supernatural bodily resurrection and ascension to heaven. (John 1:1-2; Matt.1:18, 23; John 3:16; 1 Cor.15:14-17)
I will quote from Dr. Bruce Ware, an esteemed theologian and author, “Christ alone was conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of a virgin (Isaiah 7:14; Matthew 1:18-25; Luke 1:26-38), and as such, He alone qualifies to be Savior. Why does this matter? Only as the Holy Spirit takes the place of the human father in Jesus’ conception can it be true that the one conceived is both fully God and fully man. Christ must be both God and man to atone for sin, but for this to occur, He must be conceived by the Holy Spirit and born of a human virgin. No one else in the history of the world is conceived by the Spirit and born of a virgin mother. Therefore, Jesus alone qualifies to be Savior.” (www.jesus.org). So, Jesus alone qualifies to inaugurate and give birth to a totally new humanity. You may read more about our new humanity in Jesus at: http://bulamanriver.net/9718. In it, I called the first fallen human the “Adamic human.” The second new human I named the “Immanuel human” for he proceeds from Jesus Christ. So, the “Adamic humanity” represents the universal (“all nations”) aspect of Jesus’ commission He came to save. The “Immanuel humanity” signifies believers (“made disciples”) from His commission to “go to all nations.”
So, to answer the question as to “who” the Love command in Luke was directed, the answer would be it was given to the world at large, but explicitly to believers (disciples) who are drawn from the world. Paul said to believers, “Come out from them (world) and be separate, says the Lord. Touch no unclean thing, and I will receive you. And I will be a Father to you, and you will be My sons and daughters, says the Lord Almighty” (2 Cor.6:17-18, emphasis added). So, realistically there are two worlds, one is colonized by “Adamic humans,” (of which we were all once part) and the second world or civilization is inhabited by “Immanuel humans.” Both live side by side but inspired by opposing spirits and living dissimilar ways of life.
A Depiction of the “Tree of Life” – Symbolic of the Believer’s Reincarnation into Jesus’ New Humanity by the Holy Spirit (By Beth Erez – Own work, wikimedia.org/)
With that said, this does not mean God is for some while He is against others, rather, God has saved all humanity through His Son. (John 3:16) No one is excluded, Jesus died for all. God has already saved the world in Jesus and through His grace everyone is called to salvation waiting upon man to guarantee their calling by unpretentious faith in Jesus who delivers humans from the satanic spirit of rebellion. (Colossians 1:12-14, 19-20; John 11:25) That’s the only difference between disciples and others: faith. It does not mean the unbeliever is condemned, it simply means the “Adamic human” is not saved yet, waiting for faith to step in and change the status quo. Faith is a powerful gift and converts the person into an “Immanuel human”: “For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God,” Paul tells us. (Eph.2:8) Nothing is impossible with God who is able to save all by His Spirit. (Isa. 59:1-2) God sent His Son to save the unsaved, all is included in God’s Love. We must not share the Gospel in a frame of mind of us vs them. We must not use fear in our attempt to convince people to receive the Gospel message of God’s Love. It’ll be found wanting in the long run!
Jesus explains how a person is reincarnated from one life into the next, from one human to the new, from one world into the other. He said, “You must be born again” (John 3:7b; also read V.3-8). Peter tells us, “For you have been born again, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring Word of God (Jesus)” (1 Pet.1:23). This reincarnation process enables one to undergo a spiritual death and rebirth into a totally new person in Christ’s glorified divine/human Person. Jesus said, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains alone; but if it dies, it bears much fruit” (John 12:24).
Paul explains what this means in Christian terms, “I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live (death), but Christ lives in me (new life). The life I now live in the body (new humanity), I live by faith in the Son of God, who Loved me and gave Himself for me” (Gal.2:20, emphasis added). Paul speaks of our new humanity in this fashion, “Anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone; a new (redeemed) life has begun!” (2 Cor.5:17, NLT, emphasis added). Jesus is not talking about a rebirth in the bodily sense, but in the spiritual sense. (John 3:4). Jesus said, “Life is spiritual. Your physical existence doesn’t contribute to that life. The words that I have spoken to you are spiritual. They are life” (John 6:63, God’s Word T. emphasis added). The purpose of salvation is to change us to be like God spiritually, and this is done when Jesus engages us, personalizing His new humanity in our daily walk of faith.
The doctrine of the incarnation teaches us the vital truth of how God became human in His Son, Jesus. (Isa.7:14; John 3:16) No human being could raise himself to God’s divine level of Love-existence, but God has brought Himself and His Love to our human level. Now, God calls upon man to do the same, only in the reverse – a reverse incarnation. Through Christ we are given this most mindboggling privilege to be raised and enter into God’s presence and the divine Love-life. (Eph.2:6) The Bible explains man’s final destiny of being fully incarnated (resurrection) into human immortality like Jesus in God’s kingdom. (Rom.8:8, 11; 1 Cor.15:50-56) This rebirth is made possible through the gift of the Holy Spirit, who now comes to dwell in the body of the believer and makes him/her an “Immanuel human” and ultimately immortal. (Rom.5:5; 1 Cor.3:16-17; Rom.2:7)
Isa.7:14, The Incarnational Verse In Hebrew, “Immanuel, God with Us” (By Distant Shores Media/Sweet Publishing, Wikimedia.org/)
Jesus explained this, saying, “I assure you, no one can enter the Kingdom of God without being born of water and the Spirit. Humans can reproduce only human life, but the Holy Spirit gives birth to spiritual life. So, don’t be surprised when I say, ‘You must be born again.’ The wind blows wherever it wants. Just as you can hear the wind but can’t tell where it comes from or where it is going, so you can’t explain how people are born of the Spirit” (John 3:5-8). The promise of the Spirit was inaugurated in humans by Jesus at His baptism in the Jordan and poured initially upon man on Pentecost. (Act.2:1-4). Jesus further confirms this, saying, “Let anyone who is thirsty come to me and drink. Whoever believes in Me, as Scripture has said, rivers of living water will flow from within them.” By this He meant the Spirit, whom those who believed in Him were later to receive. Up to that time the Spirit had not been given, since Jesus had not yet been glorified” (John 7:37-39).
Since the Spirit and Jesus are hypostatically of one substance and Being with the Father and can never be separated, thus, by indwelling the believer (temple) Herald** (Spirit) thereby automatically joins the believer to Jesus who in turn mediates on the person’s behalf as High Priest to the Father in Love. All the while the believer is carrying his cross daily, living a repentant life. (Luk.9:23) It is from this vantage point where the believer is joined to the Tri-Personal Being of God in Jesus that he/she is made a complete new Immanuel person. From this staging point of eternal oneness with the Triune God, existing in the eternal wellspring of Love, that Love, in the divine sense of the word, is made humanly possible with God. This is the how of the Love command we read in Luke is made reality on the human level. There is no other way.
So we see how Love is made reality for humans. It happens out of a human reincarnation process into the new humanity of Jesus. This is the only way a human being can Love God “with heart, soul, strength, and with all his mind” from within God’s Triune Life,* as we will see further. This means this is an eternal reality that can never be undone or reversed. Paul said it this way, “For by one sacrifice He has made perfect forever those who are being made holy” (Heb.10:14). This was God’s decree from the beginning when He said, “Let us make man in Our image after Our likeness.” (Gen.1:26-27) This is where our faith as believers must rest and find the confidence for living and Loving. This is the eternal moment of reality for the Father, and one He has always desired from the very start when He created man – to be joined to His human children through His Son, so He can embrace them in Love forever.
Human Beings, Created to be God’s Living Temple on Earth (Wiki Commons)
Let’s see the practical sense of how this Love becomes a reality in humans. Out of the depth of His Love for fallen humanity the Father willingly gave His Son so He might be sacrificed for human sins and thus be made holy by the indwelling of the Spirit, whose role is to sanctify believers and empower them to Love God through and in Christ. Thus, we are made His eternal children He embraces in Love. In this, we can see how Love flows from the Father and back to Him through His Trinitarian Being?
He gives us His Son Jesus not only as a one-time Savior, but is a permanent Mediator in His High Priestly role in heaven who exonerates humans on an ongoing basis. As humans, we will sin always, by commission or omission, but not willfully in open rebellion which is something else. Our best efforts to be good and holy won’t be enough, Jesus has to stand in the gap and make us whole in Himself through the Spirit’s empowerment. Paul tells us, “There is one God and one Mediator between God and mankind, the man Christ Jesus” (1 Tim.2:5). Jesus is both High Priest and the perfect Lamb that was slain and sacrificed for human sins. There is no absolution for sin without a sacrifice, and a sacrifice cannot be offered without a Priest. A Priest is unusable without a temple, and a temple is unworkable devoid of an altar. A Priest can only perform His role upon an altar within a temple. A temple is a place designated by God to meet and communicate with humans. (Exo.25:8-9; 29:44-46; Rev.21:1-4, 3)
The Bible says this of the Holy Spirit and God’s temple: “Don’t you know that you yourselves are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in your midst?” (1 Cor.3:16). Herald** is given to indwell the believer by turning the mortal body into a human temple in which the High Priest performs His intercessory role on earth as a copy of His heavenly mediation. (Matt.6:10) Now we understand what Jesus meant when He said, “The Kingdom of God is within you” (Luk.17:21, KJV). Humans were created to be temples wherein God can live and walk through His Spirit. Collectively as the church, we form the body of Christ, God’s complete temple. (Rom.12:5; 1 Cor.12:27)
In this manner, man is the metaphor of the living temple in whom and on whose behalf Jesus’ sacrifice for absolution is offered. The human heart is the altar upon which the sacrifice is laid and offered by the High Priest Jesus before God. The human heart is the place where the spirit of rebellion lives. Through rebellion sin takes root and controls the person through his/her thoughts and actions. Thus, the human heart is symbolically the altar whereupon ongoing absolution takes place so Love and righteousness may reign in place of rebellion and sin through the new humanity in Christ by means of His everlasting mediation. But most importantly from this vantage point, God’s Love can flow unimpeded between God and man. Thus, Paul tells us, “As God said: “I (Love/noun) will live in them and walk among them. I will be their God, and they will be my people” (2 Cor.6:16).
Man has lived separated from God’s Love through Adam’s choice to eat the forbidden fruit. Man have since lived in the spirit of fear, rebellion, and self-centeredness, rejecting God’s way of Love, harmony, and other-centeredness. Though man has chosen to separate himself from God, God has never stopped Loving man. Yet, we are told two cannot walk together unless they are agreed. (Amos 3:3) One espouse rebellion while the other promote Love. In His Love we see God’s plea to bring man back to Himself, “Come now, and let us reason together,” Says the LORD, “Though your sins are as scarlet, they will be as white as snow; Though they are red like crimson, they will be like wool” (Isa.1:18). In other words, God’s desire has always been that man will return to Him and to the Love relationship they had in Eden prior to Adam’s fall. And we have heard how He has reached out and carried out the promise of His Loving plea by giving us His Son and His Spirit. (John 3:16; Isa.7:14; John 7:38-39; 15:26; Act.2:17-18; Ezek.37:14) The end result is that the relationship between God and man may find its basis upon God’s Love!
The Resurrected Christ took Man into God’s Presence, and thereby Gave Man Passage to Love God (Wiki Commons)
There is a vital aspect between fallen humanity and God’s divinity that cannot be overlooked as it relates to the Love command in Luke. Since Love can exist only within God’s Triune Being, it tells us only someone of the same nature as God is capable of Loving God equally, completely, and consummately. That categorically rules humans out of the Love equation because man is separated from God by sin. But, it also tells us that the only way to experience true Love is for man to step into and live from within their Tri-Personal Love relationship through rebirth. Herald** is the missing ingredient in the Love command between the two humanity’s. (Rom.5:5) From eternity, this has always been the activity of God: God has existed in His Love relationship between the Father, Son, and the Holy Spirit. And this has always been the Father’s purpose from the start when He gave us His Son and the Spirit. We are given that potential because man was made in His Triune Love image. (Gen.1:26-27) That is why He gave us His Son for our ransom, and that is why He gave us His Spirit for our sanctification, so He can keep us in His Loving embrace always, even now. That is how He makes true His promise that though our “sins are as scarlet, they will be as white as snow; though they are red like crimson, they will be like wool” (Isa.1:18; Heb.8:12).
So, Jesus is the only human who has Loved God perfectly and consummately and now exist within the Trinity in His glorified divine/human form. He has done what no human has been able to do since Adam’s fall – to Love God on co-equal terms as the “Immanuel human.” Thus, He takes our place in the Triune Life* to Love God in our place. So, to Love God completely and perfectly, we must spiritually step into the glorified divine/human life of Christ by a rebirth, who alone is able to Love the Father perfectly and completely as the Father has Loved us. Thus, Paul confirms, “Christ in you, the hope of glory” (Col.1:27).
This is the principle of substitution. This overarching principle of transference and substitution, of collaborative responsibility, is the underlying essence of God’s Trinitarian Life and Love. Love is relational and is thereby participatory stemming from the Tri-Personal Being of God. Love is a divine participatory life where each person of the Trinity transposes himself into each other without confusing their own personality making them one God (not three Gods), so the act of one is the act of three, and the act of three is the act of one. When we are joined to the Triune God through Jesus we will live by the same attributive principle, so we trust Jesus to do for us what we cannot do for ourselves. Thereby, God accepts this participatory principle of substitution as our very own act. Thus, Christ’s Love of the Father becomes our very own act of Loving God, fulfilling the scriptural command in Luke.
Man cannot relate with God from his rebellious “solitary” stance to life handed to him by the devil. It is incompatible with the collaborative Triune Life* of God. Yet, the existence of mankind and all of creation has been undergirded by this collaborative triune principle, whether man realizes it or not. As long as man lives in ignorance of it, he will suffer the negative albeit unsuspecting consequences of his actions. Paul speaks of this principle saying, “Yes, Adam’s one sin brings condemnation for everyone, but Christ’s one act of righteousness brings a right relationship with God and new life for everyone. Because one person disobeyed God, many became sinners. But because one other person obeyed God, many will be made righteous” (Rom.5:18-19). Cain answered God when asked as to the whereabouts of his brother Able, “Am I my brother’s keeper?” In Cain’s response we see the “solitary” life based on rebellion, fear and selfishness, and what ought to be the right response in the “triune life” based upon Love and generosity. Yes, we are all our brothers’ keepers, that’s the meaning of Triune Life.* (If you wish to read more about this triune principle of attribution, go to my blog at: http://bulamanriver.net/1076).
We can see this principle anchoring Jesus’ prayer to the Father for the disciples before His death, “I am praying not only for these disciples but also for all who will ever believe in Me through their message. I pray that they will all be one, just as You and I are one—as You are in Me, Father, and I am in you (in Love). And may they be in Us so that the world will believe you sent me. I have given them the glory you gave Me, so they may be one as We are one. I am in them and You are in Me. O righteous Father, the world doesn’t know You, but I do; and these disciples know You sent Me. I have revealed You to them, and I will continue to do so. Then Your Love for Me will be in them, and I will be in them” (John 17:20-23, 25-26, NLT, emphasis added). Yes, we see this Trinitarian principle of transference and substitution where we are all made one together with the Father through the Son by the sanctifying Love of the Spirit. What an awesome privilege we are given to have in Jesus, our Elder Brother.
Dove, Symbol of the Holy Spirit Who Personifies God’s Love in Humans (Wiki Commons)
The divine Love is not a matter of how we “feel,” humanly speaking. Human love is variable for it is physical and reacts chemically and fluctuates under duress. Not so God’s Love…His Love comes to us through His Spirit and is not a physical chemical reaction but responds to our faith. (Rom.5:5) Love is a faith-reactive divine substance. God’s Love is consistent, straight, and true, for it is personified in the Person of Herald** the Spirit. (Rom.5:5) It is the Love of the Tri-Personal God overflowing from them to human believers. It never fails us and responds to our faith first before it affects us bodily and our physical environment.
Faith is the lifeblood of the believer and is the engine of Love. As we go through this journey of life we will discover soon enough that God’s Love is not so much about how well we succeed at Love in a practical sense, but rather how well we believe in God’s Love process to bring us to His eternal embrace. It is happening now with Christ’s true followers as we speak. It is all a matter of trust and believing well. The Bible says quite categorically, “without faith it is impossible to please God, because anyone who comes to Him must believe that He exists and that He rewards those who earnestly seek Him” (2 Cor.5:7; Heb.11:6). To “please” God essentially means to Love God. (You read more about Jesus’ saving faith go to: http://bulamanriver.net/2811, also at: http://bulamanriver.net/83820)
It is my hope that we fully understand that this Love command can only be lived in its true intent when we are living in the Tri-Personal Being of God. Only through the participation of Abba our Father, Jesus our Elder Brother, and Herald** our Friend (Triune Life*), can Loving God be made a reality on our human level. May God grant you the faith that activates this beautiful Love and make it true in your life and your loved ones, as it does in all true believers. (To read more about God’s Love, read my earlier post titled, “God’s Love is Man’s Spiritual Gravity” at http://bulamanriver.net/1420, also, “Love Drives our Fear” at: http://bulamanriver.net/4488)
In all honesty, I can’t imagine anything more awe-inspiring for a human being than to live a life drinking from the very essence of God’s Being: Love! To breath and walk upon this earth and know we have every reason to stride boldly in self-assurance fully cognizant of who and why we are in every fiber of our existence in Christ. I sincerely hope you and I can see we were made to be Love as He is Love. (1 John4:8)
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Until we meet again in my next post, may the blessings of the God who ceaselessly expresses Himself in His dependable Triune Love, be with you always. May the Spirit enliven your spirit and make all things concerning you possible as you live the “Triune Life”* in the person of Jesus’ “Immanuel humanity.” Be strong in the Lord’s joy.
Kiang, (Your Servant In Christ)
* Triune Life: means a life lived according to the image and likeness of God. (Gen.1:26-27) It means a believer who lives the 3-dimensional life with the Triune God, as opposed to the ‘solitary’ 1-dimensional life in himself (“Adamic humanity”). It means God, as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, lives and walks in you (“Immanuel humanity”). Man’s union with the Triune God, or “Triune Living,” is made possible by Jesus, who Himself, is one in substance and reality with the Triune God, who took our humanity into the very Being of the Triune Godhead. To live the “Triune Life” is the miraculous expression of the Spirit in us. The miraculous life is the promise of the New Covenant, “I will put my Spirit within you, and cause you to walk in My statutes, and you shall keep My ordinances, and do them” (Ezek.36:27) You can read more at: http://bulamanriver.net/?p=8036
**Herald: the name I use in my personal relationship with the Spirit.
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