Imagine if your husband showed up with roses and you asked him what the occasion was and he said, “I read a book that said –this is what good husbands do.”
Would you feel loved or would you feel like he was just doing his duty, to check off a list to be a “good” husband?
Now change the scenario. What if he showed up with roses and you said, “what is the occasion?” and he said, “I just love seeing you happy and seeing you happy, makes me happy.”
Now, would you feel loved? Yes – yes you would!
It is the same way with God.
When we show up to worship in church — do we do it out of duty, to check off a list to be a “good” christian or are we showing up because we want a genuine relationship with God?
Jesus said in Matthew 22:36-40, the greatest commandment is that we love God with all of our heart, soul and mind.
36 “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?”
37 Jesus replied: ...
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