There’s something about looking at how He loved us, that encourages our hearts, and shows us how to love Him back.
The Bible is a book of God’s redemptive plan for a fallen people, but it is also a book of commands, decrees, laws, and rules. All of these from a perfect and holy God. But who is able to keep them? Thankfully, Jesus narrowed them down to only one, with a second that is like it. No need to wonder any longer what is most important, most valuable, or most able to satisfy. No need to be crushed under the weight of impossibility, knowing you cannot possibly measure up. We have been given the answer to all of life, and the reason for why He made us. We have been given grace. We have been given Jesus.
He laid it out this way. “Love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your mind, and all your strength.” The command is singular, to love the Lord…
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