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1 Christian Life Program Talk 5 – THE CHRISTIAN IDEAL: LOVING GOD

2 Focus of CLP 2 nd Module 1.How can we live successfully as Christians in the modern world? 2.How can we apply God’s plan to experience His power and His peace? February, CLP Talk 5 - The Christian Ideal: Loving God

3 The Christian Ideal: Loving God Ideals are important to move us on Ideals are important to move us on Simply pursuing good goals falls short Simply pursuing good goals falls short God made loving Him a commandment of the highest priority God made loving Him a commandment of the highest priority February, CLP Talk 5 - The Christian Ideal: Loving God

4 Some ways to express love for God Psyching up pious feelings Psyching up pious feelings Philantrophic endeavours Philantrophic endeavours Acts of piety Acts of piety NOT wrong but inadequate! February, CLP Talk 5 - The Christian Ideal: Loving God

5 God’s Commandment Read Mark 12:28-30 Love God: with all our HEART with all our HEART with all our MIND with all our MIND with all our STRENGTH with all our STRENGTH February, CLP Talk 5 - The Christian Ideal: Loving God

6 Love God with all our HEART Meaning of heart = “will”, based on commitment & decision to love Meaning of heart = “will”, based on commitment & decision to love Total commitment to Him Total commitment to Him Put Him first in our life – requires: Put Him first in our life – requires: – decision to obey Him – personal relationship with Him – spending regular time with Him February, CLP Talk 5 - The Christian Ideal: Loving God

7 Love God with all our MIND Keep mind clean and holy Keep mind clean and holy Use mind according to God’s truths Use mind according to God’s truths Preoccupy mind with things of God Preoccupy mind with things of God Protect mind from unholy influences Protect mind from unholy influences Use mind actively for God’s purposes Use mind actively for God’s purposes February, CLP Talk 5 - The Christian Ideal: Loving God

8 Love God with all our STRENGTH Give God all our resources – Money – Time February, CLP Talk 5 - The Christian Ideal: Loving God

9 JESUS, our model in loving God Dedicated to accomplish mission Dedicated to accomplish mission Obedient unto death Obedient unto death Constantly seeking the Father’s will Constantly seeking the Father’s will February, CLP Talk 5 - The Christian Ideal: Loving God

10 LOVING GOD Requires the power of THE HOLY SPIRIT! February, CLP Talk 5 - The Christian Ideal: Loving God

11 Christian Life Program Talk 5 – The Christian Ideal: Loving God


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