Presentation on theme: "HOW TO LOVE GOD Deuteronomy 6. The Greatest Commandment Matthew 22:37-38 Jesus answered the question: What is the greatest commandment? You shall love."— Presentation transcript:
The Greatest Commandment Matthew 22:37-38 Jesus answered the question: What is the greatest commandment? You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind. This is the first and great commandment.
The Greatest Commandment Jesus acknowledges some commands are greater than others Matthew 23:23 The greatest command is in Deuteronomy 6 The 2 nd command is in Leviticus 19: You shall love your neighbor as yourself. Leviticus 19 shows how to fulfill the 2nd command Deuteronomy 6 shows how to fulfill the greatest command
Deuteronomy 6:1-3 Learn Gods will v.1 Moses responsibility was to teach them Fear God v.2 Ecclesiastes 12:13-14, Proverbs 1:7 Be careful to do Gods will v.3 Matthew 7:21-23
Deuteronomy 6:4-5 Know God He is one With all your heart, with emotion 1 Cor. 16:22 With all your soul, all your being With all your strength physical and spiritual With all your mind Matthew 22:37
Deuteronomy 6:6-9 Words are to be in your heart Deut. 30:14 Romans 10:8, Psalm 119:11 Words are to be in your mouth Teach diligently Use every opportunity, every method Your children will see you show your love Proverbs 22:6
Deuteronomy 6:10-25 Do not forget God v.10-12 Revelation 3:14-21, Romans 1:18-25 Do not serve other gods v.13-15 Only one true God 1 Cor. 8:4-6 Immorality associated with idolatry Do not tempt God v.16 do not doubt His goodness Exodus 17:1-7, 1 John 4:16