WWJD is an acronym for What Would Jesus Do . This sentiment is an admonition to make decisions and live one’s life in the same way that Jesus Christ would . The phrase What Would Jesus Do was coined by Reverand Charles Sheldon, a Congregationalist Church minister in Topeka, Kansas in 1886.
The traditional order of the sayings is: Luke 23:34: Father, forgive them, for they know not what they do. Luke 23:43: Verily, I say unto you today, thou shalt be with me in paradise. John 19:26–27: Woman, behold thy son. Matthew 27:46 and Mark 15:34: My God, My God, why have you forsaken me? John 19:28: I thirst.
Book traces origin of phrase in WWJD movement to Topeka minister, social activist. LAWRENCE — When Christians began wearing bracelets with the acronym for ” What would Jesus do ?” in the 1990s, the phrase was a reminder for them to attempt to act in a way that personifies Jesus ‘ teachings from the Gospels.
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The phrase had a resurgence in the US and elsewhere in the 1990s and as a personal motto for adherents of Christianity who used the phrase as a reminder of their belief in a moral imperative to act in a manner that would demonstrate the love of Jesus through the actions of the adherents.
HWLF — Hazardous Waste Land Fill.
And one of the scribes came up and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that he answered them well, asked him, “Which commandment is the most important of all?” Jesus answered, “The most important is, ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. ‘ There is no other commandment greater than these.”
Jesus does not have a last name. Last names were not common in those times. Christ is not a name, but a title. Christ means “anointed” or “Messiah”, so Jesus became the “ Christ ” or “Messiah” when he got baptized at the age of 30.
This would correspond or coincide with the Ephesus tradition according to which John the apostle who, according to Irenaeus of Lyons (Ad. Haer. III, 1, 1-2), wrote his gospel in Ephesus, took Mary, the mother of God , with him to that famous city in Asia minor where she died according to legend.
That is where I was able to purchase my HWLF bracelet . They send you two bracelets even when you order only one because they want you to “pay it forward” to someone else. They ask you to share the love of Christ with someone and then give them the bracelet and explain what the motive behind your action was.