Life Principles for Living Out the Greatest Commandment

Day 1: God is Love

Day 1, God is Love, Bible Readings: Psalm 45:10-11; 1 John 4:16-19 Welcome, my friend. You are probably here for the same reasons I am. You want to become the person God envisions you to be, but you’re not quite there. Most days you and I are not anywhere close.
Posted  on July 14, 2015 0
Life Principles for Living Out the Greatest Commandment

Day 2: Love Brings Hope

  Bible Readings for Day 2: Love Brings Hope – Deut. 4:4-9; 6:4-6; Mark 12:28-30; 2 Chron. 16:9 Like many of you, I have read these words that make up the Greatest Commandment many times. I know loving God is supposed to be the most important priority of my life.
Posted  on July 14, 2015 0
Life Principles for Living Out the Greatest Commandment

Day 3: He Woos Us

 Bible Readings for Day 3: He Woos Us – Deut. 7:6-9; 29:12-15; John 6:44 My husband loves a home-cooked meal, like chicken potpie and my Ultimate Chocolate Cake, or roast and potatoes with carrot cake made from scratch. I don’t understand it, but when I make a scrumptious dinner, the
Posted  on July 15, 2015 0
Life Principles for Living Out the Greatest Commandment

Day 4: Sin Hinders Love

Bible Readings for Day 4: Sin Hinders Love — Luke 7:36-50; 1 John 1:8-9 If God draws us to a relationship that loves Him wholeheartedly and supplies what we need to do it, then why don’t we do it? What keeps us content in our tiny puddles of mediocrity convinced
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Life Principles for Living Out the Greatest Commandment

Day 5: The Problem of Diffidence

Bible Readings for Day 5: The Problem of Diffidence– Judges 4:6-9; Jeremiah 1:1-10 God’s Call to wholehearted pursuit and fruitful living is not limited to kings with perfect backgrounds and life handed to them on a platter. He calls regular people, like you and me, to God-sized tasks. Today our
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Life Principles for Living Out the Greatest Commandment

Day 6: Is God Ever Going to Act?

Bible Readings for Day 6: Is God Ever Going to Act? 1 Kings 11:26-40; 12:28-33; 2 Peter 3:9. While Jeroboam heard God’s plan for his life, he seemed to want to help Him accomplish the plan right then, putting his cart before his horse. I know someone else who does
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Life Principles for Living Out the Greatest Commandment

Day 7: Faithfulness in the Small Things

  Bible Readings for Day 7: Faithfulness in the Small Things–Exodus 13:17-18; John 12:49-50; 14:15; 30-31; 15:9-10; Philippians 2:5-8. If we were to take our cues from Scripture, focusing on the relationship between the Father and the Son, we could make the case that God receives love through obedience. Succinctly
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Life Principles for Living Out the Greatest Commandment

Day 8: Take One More Step

Bible Readings for Day 8: Take One More Step–1 Kings 18-19. Sometimes loving God with all our strength simply means that we take one more step. When our strength is gone, one more step can seem insurmountable. When we have walked as far as we can, one more step is
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Life Principles for Living Out the Greatest Commandment

Day 9: Dream Big Expectant Dreams

Bible Readings for Day 9: Dream Big Expectant Dreams–Genesis 18:14; Amos 7:14-15; Matthew 14:15-16; Mark 9:22-23; Ephesians 2:10. Along this journey of seeking what it looks like to love God with my entire mind, there is one lesson I need continuously drilled into my hard head. As you read through
Posted  on July 15, 2015 0
Life Principles for Living Out the Greatest Commandment

Day 10: He Waits for You

Bible Readings for Day 10: He Waits for You–Psalm 27:8; 42:1; Nehemiah 1:1-10; 2:1-5; Acts 9:1-8. The King waits for you. He holds His plans for you in His hands. He tenderly speaks to you, but He will not push you out of complacency. Your God, the lover of your
Posted  on July 16, 2015 0