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What If Christians Do Love the Lord Their God With All Their Heart, Soul, Mind, and Strength?

What If Christians Do Love the Lord Their God With All Their Heart, Soul, Mind, and Strength?

What if Christians do love the Lord their God with all their heart, soul, mind, and strength? (Before you close this window with accusations of heresy, I encourage you to stick with me for a minute.) Many of us know the conversation between Jesus and the Pharisee: "'Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?' And [Jesus] said to him, 'You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind'" (Matthew 22:36-37). Jesus is citing a famous Old Testament text…

Who is God? Look to the Story, Not Speculation

Who is God? Look to the Story, Not Speculation

God in his Book does not reveal himself in the way of the philosophers. The vast majority of people in human history have agreed that there is a Supreme Being, a God or gods. And most have tried to philosophize about who he is like. It's been common from ancient times until today. We can describe this type of thinking about God as 'speculation'…