I Love God….. I think

Worship is primarily an intimate love relationship between God, the Creator, and us, His creation. We love Him because He first loved us (1 John 4:19). In other words, we simply respond to the revelation of the amazing love He has for us which He manifested when He sent His Son to die on the cross for our own sins.

Love and obedience are intertwined in our relationship with God. If we just obey without love, that is not worship that’s acceptable to God. Our obedience should be a natural overflow or outcome of our love for God. Little wonder when He was asked which was the greatest commandment, Jesus responded, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind (intellect).” (Matthew 22:37, Amp). Something else He said was, “If you [really] love Me, you will keep (obey) My commands.” (John 14:15, Amp)…

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