Love the Lord

Jesus replied: Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. – Matthew 22:37
Heart, soul and mind — these make up who we are. We are to love the Lord with all of us. We can’t use 40% of our heart, or love Him 10 hours a day with our soul. We are in a relationship and that means all of us, all the time.

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Jesus really knows me

For we do not have a high priest who is unable to empathize with our frailty and weakness, but we have one who has been tempted in every way, just as we are — yet was without sin. – Hebrews 4:15
No matter what our situation, Jesus can honestly say, “I know what you’re are going through.”

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Disciple

By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another. – John 13:35
What does the word “disciple” mean, and what does it mean to be one?

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Stop being divisive

I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree with one another in what you say and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly united in mind and thought. – 1 Corinthians 1:10
Who is it that has forgiven and saved us? Who is it that we serve? Who is it that gives meaning, purpose and love to our lives? The Lord Jesus Christ.

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Taking a stand

Therefore, my dear brothers and sisters, stand firm. Let nothing move you. Always give yourselves fully to the work of the Lord, because you know that your labor in the Lord is not in vain. – 1 Corinthians 15:58
Did you know that every moment of your life and everything you do is useful and worthwhile?

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