What?! That’s craziness!
But it is by all means the truth and in hindsight it is hard for me to even think that we could miss this fact!
In Mark 12:29-30 Jesus is talking to a Scribe who undoubtedly wanted to trip Him up by asking what the most important commandment of all is. Of course, our Lord is not tripped up at all but has the perfect answer for this man….as always. Jesus says to the man:
Love the Lord your God with all you heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, with all your strength.
There we have it! Why do you think God would make this the most important commandment of all time? Yes, because He deserves, He’s a jealous God and because He loves us and knows that if we put Him first everything else will fall into place for us. But there is something more to it. It is as clear as day, yet we miss it every time! God desires to be loved by us!
Like I said before CRAZINESS right?! Why else would God single us out and make us in His own image. He’s trying to get our attention and say to us hey, you were created with a purpose, a purpose to love Me and bring glory to me.This is our one single purpose in life and if you really think about it you will see how much a true blessing it is! Think about it, who are we that God would trust us to love Him the way He deserves to be loved and point the rest of the world to Him as we glorify Him?!
This is truly NUTS, but hey love never stems from logic or sanity, right? 😉
**Remember, you are loved by the One who created the Heavens and the Earth, and He longs to be loved by you!**