I recently posted about life not being complicated (Life’s Complicated?) which attempted to answer the question: With all of the verses, commandments and instructions in the Bible how do we know what to do?
Jesus answered this in Matthew 22:36-40: “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” Jesus replied: ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.”
These verses can be summarized by: love God; love people. So how do we do that? Specifically, how do we love God? Read the rest of this entry »