True Love is to Love the Lord our God with all our heart, soul, mind and strength, and love our neighbor as ourselves.
Deuteronomy 6:4,5 Love (awhab) = deep affection, (agape) = unconditional commitment.
1. Is the Lord your God?!!
John 5:24-27; 8:23-24
2. To love the Lord means to love Him with everything!
Heart (lebawb) = inner being, center of understanding.
Soul (nephesh) = life, vitality
Mind (dianoia) = deep understanding
Strength (meh-ode) = vehemence, fervancy
= our entire being!
3. Love our neighbor as ourselves. verse 31
We must first love ourselves properly – with the Love God pours into us, which gives us a right account of ourselves.
Philippians 2:1-4 Look to the interests of others!