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Loving God Means Putting Him First


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Each of us has patterns in the choices that we make in our lives.  These patterns and choices come from the priorities we have.  We may not give this much thought, but those personal priorities are there for each of us, providing a structure to the lives that we live.

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What Does it Mean to Love God?


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It is not unusual to hear someone claim to love God.  I make that claim myself.  But what does that mean?  Or rather, what is that supposed to mean, as we see it described in God’s word?  In the last post, I talked about how our whole existence is supposed to be involved in our love for God.  What does that mean to me?  How will that show up in my life?  This is not to be merely a one time event, but an ongoing relationship.  Notice the sense of continuity in this passage in Jude.

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Loving the Lord


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In the last couple of posts I have talked about the love of God and how we can understand that love by who He is and what He does.  I am sure we will return to that topic since it is that same kind of love that He desires of us.

In considering what it is to love the Lord, let’s start with a scripture that gets us to the essence of the expectations that God has for His people.  I mentioned in an earlier post that Jesus was once asked what was the greatest commandment.

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