What are some concrete, practical ways I can love God with all my strength?
A sharp mind paired with a holy lifestyle is an effective pairing to make a whole Christian. Just think of the example set by one who lives out a life according to the scriptures and can explain his or her beliefs in a calm and thoughtful manner. It’s no wonder that Jesus told His disciples in Matthew 10:16 to be “wise as serpents and harmless as doves.”
Loving God with our soul is a lifelong pursuit to enjoy a certain state of being, not a simple expression at some point in time.
Loving God is a journey, not a destination, and it's a process, not an end result.
Our number one, overriding thought is bringing other people to Christ.
For Christians to become “perfect” (that is, complete) in our love of God, our love must become multifaceted, encompassing the whole of man.
Let us be fully focused on the purpose of our message and endeavor to love others from a pure heart, a good conscience, and a sincere faith.
Do we go around emphasizing that we have a relationship with our parents, siblings, or friends? Then why do we for Jesus?
Not only does God love as an action, but it is part of His very nature—God embodies the meaning of love, and love defines God.
Sing with the Understanding is a series of articles by Christopher James to examine and break down some of our favorite church hymns and devotional songs. By learning the origins and scriptural meaning behind the songs we sing, we can better teach and admonish others while increasing our knowledge of the praise we give to God.