“Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. 5 You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might.” Deuteronomy 6:4-5 Dave Gutzik comments: What God most wants from us is our love. We often think God demands a hundred other things … More What God really wants from us
In light of the recent controversy over Rob Bell’s latest book, “Love Wins: Heaven, Hell, and the Fate of Every Person Who Ever Lived” , I thought John Piper’s comments on our passage for today were timely: Hell is insufficient to save anybody. I mean hell cannot scare anyone into heaven, because heaven is a … More John Piper: Fear of hell is no proof of love for God
John MacArthur ties together our reading in John 14 and Revelation 2:1-17, in a message “When Love Grows Cold” Knowing God and being a Christian involves loving the Lord Jesus Christ. Again in John chapter 14 verse 21 says, Jesus is speaking again here, “He who has My commandments and keeps them, he it is … More How’s Your Love Meter?
Coty Pinckney on Psalm 119, “Knowing and Loving God Through His Word”- We could look at any of a number of verses here, but let’s focus on verses 33-37: 33 Teach me, O LORD, the way of your statutes; and I will keep it to the end. The psalmist’s first request is for God to … More What Does the Psalmist Ask Because He Loves the Word?