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Fully Engaged with God

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December 27, 2019
27:30

Turning Point with Dr. David Jeremiah

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Fully Engaged with God

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  • And now here's your host, Dr. David Jeremiah.
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  • Dr. David Jeremiah: Football coaches yell,
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  • "Put your shoulder into it."
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  • Construction foremen say, "Put your back into it."
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  • Chemistry teachers bag, "Put your brain into it."
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  • But guess what Jesus said.
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  • He said put your heart, your soul, your strength,
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  • and your mind into it.
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  • What was he talking about?
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  • Well, he was talking about loving God,
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  • about knowing God, and pursuing God.
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  • He was talking about being fully engaged with God.
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  • That's the title of my message today,
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  • "Fully Engaged With God,"
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  • Whether it's football, hard labor, or school work,
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  • life returns our investment,
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  • and the same goes for our relationship with God.
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  • When we seek God with our whole life,
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  • every part of our life benefits: our joy, our wisdom,
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  • our decision making, and our direction in life.
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  • Everything is impacted
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  • when we are fully engaged with God.
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  • So please join me
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  • for today's edition of "Turning Point."
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  • female announcer: As you look out to the year ahead,
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  • would you like to bring God more into focus?
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  • Do you want to see him in new ways
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  • and set your eyes on the Savior?
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  • If you consistently gaze upon God and his Word
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  • like a light guiding your way,
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  • when you look back a year from now,
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  • you'll have a new perspective and clarity
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  • that only God can offer.
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  • Dr. Jeremiah: What does it really mean
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  • to be fully engaged with God?
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  • How do we even talk with him?
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  • How do we love God?
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  • How do we engage with God?
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  • I mean, God is Spirit.
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  • I'm flesh and blood, I can't give him a hug.
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  • What do I do to love God,
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  • and how can I express that love to him
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  • as I worship him?
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  • That's what I want to talk with you about today
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  • in these moments that we have.
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  • Actually, the story begins in the Old Testament,
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  • primarily in the book of Deuteronomy,
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  • but even earlier than that.
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  • Let me set the stage.
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  • As you know, the children of Israel
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  • were in bondage in Egypt for 400 years.
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  • And when they came out of Egypt,
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  • it was called the Exodus,
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  • and we have a book in our Bible called Exodus,
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  • and it's the story of the people of Israel
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  • coming out of Egypt, their Exodus.
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  • When they came out of Egypt,
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  • they were gonna be away from any central place.
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  • They needed some information about how to worship.
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  • So, the book of Leviticus is ours to tell us
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  • how they were instructed to worship the Lord,
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  • all the ceremonies, all the feast days,
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  • all of the ins and outs of the tabernacle
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  • in the book of Leviticus.
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  • Then you get to the book of Numbers
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  • and it's a sad story because the children of Israel
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  • have come to the place
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  • where they're about to enter into the Promised Land,
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  • but they send spies into the land to check it out
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  • and ten of the spies come back and say,
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  • "We are not able to go in and take this land."
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  • And in their disbelief of God, the whole nation was punished.
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  • You remember what the punishment was?
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  • No one in that generation
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  • would be allowed to go into the Promised Land.
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  • Everybody in the generation
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  • that refused to obey God had to die,
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  • and the only people out of that generation
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  • who entered the Promised Land were Joshua and Caleb.
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  • So, in the book of Numbers, what you have is you have
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  • an obituary column on steroids, everybody dying.
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  • Then you come to the book of Deuteronomy.
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  • I love that book.
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  • It means the second time, Deuteronomy, the second time.
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  • That's kind of the meaning of the word.
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  • On the brink of the Promised Land,
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  • Moses reminds the people of Israel
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  • of the Ten Commandments,
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  • and then he pauses to focus on
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  • the most important commandment that God ever gave.
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  • In the introduction to loving God
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  • is found in Deuteronomy 6:4 and 5
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  • in a passage called the Shema, or the Shema.
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  • Deuteronomy 6:4 and 5 says, "Hear, O Israel:
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  • The Lord our God, the Lord is one!
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  • You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart,
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  • and with all your soul, and with all your strength."
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  • Now, before we dig into this
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  • and how it teaches us to be fully engaged with God,
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  • there are three things we should note
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  • about this little passage.
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  • First of all, the priority of God.
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  • The purpose of the Shema was
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  • to impress upon the people of Israel,
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  • the privilege and the sheer grace
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  • of their relationship with God.
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  • They were to love God because God had,
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  • first of all, shown his love to them.
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  • It's in the very same way
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  • that we read in the New Testament.
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  • "In this is love, not that we loved God,
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  • but that He loved us and sent His Son
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  • to be the propitiation for our sins.
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  • We love him because he loved us," the priority of God.
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  • The second point has a very interesting word,
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  • the particularity of God.
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  • Here we read, "The Lord our God,
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  • the Lord is one."
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  • What in the world does that mean?
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  • Here are some of the ways it is translated
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  • in other paraphrases
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  • and versions.
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  • "The Lord our God, the Lord is one.
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  • The Lord our God, the Lord alone.
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  • God, our God, God, the one and only.
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  • The Lord our God is one Lord.
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  • The Lord is our God, the Lord is one."
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  • Now, in order to understand the meaning this,
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  • you have to see it against the backdrop
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  • of where the Israelites have come from
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  • and where they're going.
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  • For instance, they've just come out of Egypt,
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  • a land full of idolatry.
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  • They've been exposed for all those years
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  • to the idolatry of the Egyptian nation.
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  • And where are they headed?
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  • They're headed toward
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  • the most wicked, polytheistic, idolatrous nation
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  • that ever had any space on this earth, the Canaanites.
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  • And so, in these messages
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  • that Moses preached to the Jewish people
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  • in the book of Deuteronomy
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  • as he's preparing them to go into the land,
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  • one of the main key things is that they understand
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  • they are not to get caught up in this idolatry.
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  • Their Lord is one.
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  • They have one God and one God alone.
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  • There are not many gods, there are not some gods,
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  • there is one God, our God is Yahweh.
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  • Yahweh alone is our God.
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  • That's what the Shema was communicating to them
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  • and why it was so critical that they repeat that often
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  • and never forget they had one God, not many.
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  • And then there was the purpose of God.
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  • The purpose of God is found in the last part of the verse,
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  • "You shall love the Lord your God."
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  • Now, on the surface, that sounds very simple
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  • and not very hard to understand, but it's profound.
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  • First of all, how can you command somebody to love?
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  • Love is not something you do by virtue of a command,
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  • at least not the way we think of it.
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  • In our culture today, love is an emotion,
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  • love is a feeling, love is something right in here
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  • when you're near the person that's special to you.
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  • Love is more something you feel than anything that you do.
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  • I have a little note in the Jeremiah Study Bible
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  • that says, "How can love be commanded?"
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  • And it cannot be understood
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  • apart from the fact that the love,
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  • as it is described in the Old and New Testament,
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  • is far different than anything we know about love,
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  • at least normally.
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  • You see, biblical love is not merely an emotion.
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  • It's not just a pleasant disposition
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  • towards somebody else,
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  • but it is a commitment
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  • that is demonstrated by your action.
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  • John 14:21, "He who has My commandments
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  • and keeps them, it is he who loves Me."
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  • John 14:23, "Jesus answered and said to him,
  • 00:10:31.060 --> 00:10:34.090
  • 'If anyone loves Me, he will keep My Word.'"
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  • 1 John 5:3, "And this is the love of God,
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  • that we keep His commandments
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  • and His commandments are not burdensome."
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  • The introduction to loving God is simply a reminder to us
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  • that as important it is that we
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  • express our love to God verbally,
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  • that isn't really the essence of loving God.
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  • How many of you know you can go out into the world
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  • and live like the rest of the world
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  • without any knowledge or reference to God all week,
  • 00:11:07.020 --> 00:11:10.020
  • come to church on Sunday and stand up and sing
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  • how much you love God, but how empty is that?
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  • Our words should be expressed absolutely,
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  • but not without content
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  • and the content of loving God is obedience.
  • 00:11:22.220 --> 00:11:26.100
  • So, now we come
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  • to the interpretation of loving God.
  • 00:11:27.210 --> 00:11:29.090
  • That's the introduction to it.
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  • When you get to the New Testament,
  • 00:11:30.200 --> 00:11:31.290
  • an amazing thing happens.
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  • The Lord Jesus gives a little sermon on this text.
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  • One day a lawyer comes to Jesus and he says,
  • 00:11:37.060 --> 00:11:39.040
  • "Lord Jesus, what's the greatest commandment in the Bible?"
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  • And the Lord Jesus
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  • just grabbed hold of the question.
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  • He said, "The the Lord commandment
  • 00:11:47.030 --> 00:11:48.120
  • is to love the Lord your God
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  • with all your heart, soul, and mind.
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  • And the second is like unto it,
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  • you should love your neighbor as yourself."
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  • When Jesus was asked about the one greatest commandment,
  • 00:11:58.110 --> 00:12:01.090
  • he answered by giving them two.
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  • To the Shema, he added the command,
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  • "To love your neighbor as yourself."
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  • And he lists two commandments,
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  • but he only lives one command, and that is the command to love.
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  • And by making love of your neighbor
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  • part of loving God, he's simply saying,
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  • "If you love me, keep my commandments
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  • because I've commanded you to love one another.
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  • So when you love one another, what are you doing?
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  • You're loving one another and you're loving me."
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  • But the key issue in our message today
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  • is that this whole discussion of love
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  • has nothing really to do with emotion until it,
  • 00:12:34.190 --> 00:12:38.190
  • first of all, has something to do with obedience.
  • 00:12:38.200 --> 00:12:43.200
  • The introduction to loving God, Jesus said,
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  • "Here is the greatest commandment,
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  • 'Love the Lord your God
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  • with all your heart, soul, and mind,
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  • and love your neighbor as yourself
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  • because that illustrates how much you love God.'"
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  • There is a real sense, men and women,
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  • in that we cannot love God unless we love others.
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  • And Jesus himself said on one occasion, "If you do it
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  • unto one of the least of these, my brethren,"
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  • what's the rest of it, class?
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  • "You have done it on to me."
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  • How we treat others usually is a pretty good illustration
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  • of how we treat God.
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  • The fully engaged part of this message
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  • is caught up in one little word
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  • in Deuteronomy 6:5 and it's the word "all."
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  • You shall love the Lord your God
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  • with all your heart, fully engaged.
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  • You shall love the Lord your God
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  • with all your soul, fully engaged.
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  • You shall love the Lord your God
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  • with all your strength, fully engaged.
  • 00:13:45.080 --> 00:13:49.090
  • Notice in this text, there are three things
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  • we're told that are a part of our loving God,
  • 00:13:51.170 --> 00:13:54.010
  • loving God with all of our heart.
  • 00:13:54.020 --> 00:13:55.280
  • The heart in the New Testament, and in the Old Testament,
  • 00:13:55.290 --> 00:13:58.150
  • wasn't necessarily what we think of as the heart.
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  • The heart represented the center of command in your life
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  • where decisions were made, where plans are hatched.
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  • It is the control center of the inner being.
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  • It controls your feelings, your emotions,
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  • your desires, and your passions.
  • 00:14:14.160 --> 00:14:16.140
  • And so, what we are told to do here is to love our God
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  • with all of our thoughts and with all of our choices
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  • and with all of our decisions.
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  • Love the Lord your God with all your heart.
  • 00:14:26.070 --> 00:14:28.250
  • And then he says, "With all your soul."
  • 00:14:28.260 --> 00:14:32.090
  • What does that mean?
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  • Well, the word "soul" is
  • 00:14:33.200 --> 00:14:34.290
  • a word for who we are as a person,
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  • including body and spirit and all that.
  • 00:14:36.270 --> 00:14:38.180
  • Have you ever heard somebody say,
  • 00:14:38.190 --> 00:14:39.280
  • "Well, that poor soul, that poor soul'?
  • 00:14:39.290 --> 00:14:44.090
  • What they mean is that poor person.
  • 00:14:44.100 --> 00:14:46.200
  • So, your soul is the life that you live.
  • 00:14:46.210 --> 00:14:50.230
  • It is used to express the self with all of its emotion, desire,
  • 00:14:50.240 --> 00:14:54.170
  • the personal characteristics that make you who you are.
  • 00:14:54.180 --> 00:14:59.010
  • When you die, your soul goes to heaven.
  • 00:14:59.020 --> 00:15:02.160
  • And remember, last week we learned this verse,
  • 00:15:02.170 --> 00:15:04.210
  • "Bless the Lord, O my soul, and all that is within me.
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  • Bless His holy Name."
  • 00:15:09.120 --> 00:15:12.070
  • So, your soul is who you are. Now, watch what's happening.
  • 00:15:12.080 --> 00:15:14.150
  • The Lord says, "Love the Lord your God
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  • with everything that's inside of you.
  • 00:15:16.160 --> 00:15:19.060
  • Love the Lord God
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  • with everything that's part of you."
  • 00:15:20.200 --> 00:15:22.290
  • And then he says, "With all of your strength."
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  • Oh, what does that mean?
  • 00:15:27.100 --> 00:15:29.180
  • This is not simply a term for people who work out,
  • 00:15:29.190 --> 00:15:34.080
  • although it could include that.
  • 00:15:34.090 --> 00:15:36.230
  • Literally, the Hebrew word for strength is this,
  • 00:15:36.240 --> 00:15:41.220
  • it's the word very muchness.
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  • Love the Lord with all your very muchness.
  • 00:15:45.220 --> 00:15:49.210
  • Now, in the Shema, there's only three categories,
  • 00:15:49.220 --> 00:15:52.000
  • but if you've read carefully,
  • 00:15:52.010 --> 00:15:53.100
  • you know that when Jesus got ahold of this passage,
  • 00:15:53.110 --> 00:15:55.200
  • he added a fourth one.
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  • He says, "You're to love the Lord your God
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  • with all of your mind."
  • 00:15:58.270 --> 00:16:00.150
  • That's not in the Deuteronomy passage,
  • 00:16:00.160 --> 00:16:02.160
  • but it's in the passages in the New Testament.
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  • And I think that was put in there
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  • maybe even for such a time as this.
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  • The Word of God tells us
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  • that we're to love the Lord our God
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  • with all of our minds.
  • 00:16:13.130 --> 00:16:14.240
  • How many of you know we
  • 00:16:14.250 --> 00:16:16.040
  • could stand a little more dedication
  • 00:16:16.050 --> 00:16:17.220
  • to the thinking process among evangelicals today?
  • 00:16:17.230 --> 00:16:21.200
  • We need some people to think with their minds,
  • 00:16:21.210 --> 00:16:23.260
  • give their minds to God.
  • 00:16:23.270 --> 00:16:26.050
  • So, here we are
  • 00:16:26.060 --> 00:16:27.150
  • with the implications of loving God.
  • 00:16:27.160 --> 00:16:30.020
  • We're to love him with all of our heart
  • 00:16:30.030 --> 00:16:32.040
  • and our soul and our strength, our very muchness, and our mind.
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  • We look at that and we say,
  • 00:16:38.130 --> 00:16:40.030
  • "Wow, has anybody ever done that?"
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  • Well, you know, the Lord Jesus did that
  • 00:16:43.180 --> 00:16:44.270
  • when he was here on this earth.
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  • He did always those things that please the Father.
  • 00:16:46.130 --> 00:16:50.020
  • He came to live completely
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  • under the complete control of the Father.
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  • He never sinned,
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  • he walked perfectly on this earth.
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  • So, the Lord Jesus Christ is a great example,
  • 00:16:57.140 --> 00:16:59.040
  • but I don't want to put him on the table
  • 00:16:59.050 --> 00:17:00.260
  • and leave him there alone
  • 00:17:00.270 --> 00:17:02.060
  • because we aren't Jesus Christ and we're not in his category.
  • 00:17:02.070 --> 00:17:06.080
  • Was there anybody else who loved the Lord like this?
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  • I just want to give you a couple examples
  • 00:17:08.190 --> 00:17:10.030
  • that have touched my heart.
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  • First of all, I don't know what this woman's name is.
  • 00:17:11.170 --> 00:17:14.000
  • She has this unfortunate title in the Bible.
  • 00:17:14.010 --> 00:17:17.000
  • She's called the woman of ill repute.
  • 00:17:17.010 --> 00:17:20.100
  • And the Bible tells us in Luke 7 that she showed up one day
  • 00:17:20.110 --> 00:17:24.100
  • at a meal where Jesus was in attendance
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  • in a Pharisee's home.
  • 00:17:26.150 --> 00:17:29.000
  • And she breaks open a flask of real expensive ointment
  • 00:17:29.010 --> 00:17:32.020
  • that she brings in the door with her
  • 00:17:32.030 --> 00:17:33.200
  • and, weeping over Jesus's feet,
  • 00:17:33.210 --> 00:17:36.170
  • she pours that oil all down on his feet,
  • 00:17:36.180 --> 00:17:39.000
  • and she wipes his feet with her hair,
  • 00:17:39.010 --> 00:17:44.000
  • anointing them with oil.
  • 00:17:44.010 --> 00:17:46.250
  • Let me just add this little dimension
  • 00:17:46.260 --> 00:17:48.210
  • to how to love God.
  • 00:17:48.220 --> 00:17:51.090
  • The secret to loving God much is contemplating
  • 00:17:51.100 --> 00:17:56.080
  • the immeasurable debt Jesus paid for you
  • 00:17:56.090 --> 00:17:59.260
  • and how vast in his mercy and grace you are living.
  • 00:17:59.270 --> 00:18:06.000
  • One of the things we should always do
  • 00:18:06.010 --> 00:18:07.170
  • when we come to communion,
  • 00:18:07.180 --> 00:18:08.270
  • and I try to encourage you and instruct you to do this,
  • 00:18:08.280 --> 00:18:12.010
  • it's to remember what Jesus Christ has done for us.
  • 00:18:12.020 --> 00:18:16.130
  • It's a really good thing to remember
  • 00:18:16.140 --> 00:18:18.240
  • from whence we have come,
  • 00:18:18.250 --> 00:18:21.030
  • what we would be like if we did not know Jesus,
  • 00:18:21.040 --> 00:18:24.060
  • what our lives would be like if we did not know God.
  • 00:18:24.070 --> 00:18:27.050
  • And in the midst of all of that, to remember how blessed we are,
  • 00:18:27.060 --> 00:18:31.010
  • and when we do that, we will love much.
  • 00:18:31.020 --> 00:18:35.190
  • So, there's this woman of ill repute,
  • 00:18:35.200 --> 00:18:37.200
  • and then I couldn't finish the story on love
  • 00:18:37.210 --> 00:18:39.280
  • without talking to you
  • 00:18:39.290 --> 00:18:41.080
  • about my favorite person in the Bible,
  • 00:18:41.090 --> 00:18:43.190
  • a man by the name of Peter.
  • 00:18:43.200 --> 00:18:45.260
  • I love Peter 'cause he makes me feel better.
  • 00:18:45.270 --> 00:18:52.020
  • Peter was always--
  • 00:18:52.030 --> 00:18:54.010
  • he messed things up a lot, didn't he?
  • 00:18:54.020 --> 00:18:57.030
  • In John chapter 21, there's this marvelous passage
  • 00:18:57.040 --> 00:18:59.130
  • where the Lord Jesus comes up on the shore
  • 00:18:59.140 --> 00:19:01.110
  • and begins to talk to Peter.
  • 00:19:01.120 --> 00:19:03.100
  • And the Lord really is reassigning him
  • 00:19:03.110 --> 00:19:06.000
  • and recommissioning him,
  • 00:19:06.010 --> 00:19:07.130
  • but there's this little interchange
  • 00:19:07.140 --> 00:19:08.230
  • that goes on between the Lord and Peter.
  • 00:19:08.240 --> 00:19:10.240
  • I want you to listen carefully to this.
  • 00:19:10.250 --> 00:19:12.060
  • I see this for the first time in a totally different light.
  • 00:19:12.070 --> 00:19:16.240
  • "So when they had eaten breakfast,
  • 00:19:16.250 --> 00:19:18.080
  • Jesus said to Simon Peter, 'Simon, son of Jonah,
  • 00:19:18.090 --> 00:19:21.080
  • do you love Me more than these?'
  • 00:19:21.090 --> 00:19:24.050
  • And he said to Him,
  • 00:19:24.060 --> 00:19:25.150
  • 'Yes, Lord; You know that I love You.'
  • 00:19:25.160 --> 00:19:27.140
  • And He said to him, 'Feed My lambs.'
  • 00:19:27.150 --> 00:19:30.170
  • And He said to him again a second time,
  • 00:19:30.180 --> 00:19:32.010
  • 'Simon, son of Jonah, do you love Me?'
  • 00:19:32.020 --> 00:19:33.110
  • And he said to Him,
  • 00:19:33.120 --> 00:19:34.210
  • 'Lord; You know that I love You.'
  • 00:19:34.220 --> 00:19:36.160
  • And he said to him, 'Tend My sheep.'
  • 00:19:36.170 --> 00:19:38.270
  • And he said to him the third time,
  • 00:19:38.280 --> 00:19:40.070
  • 'Simon, son of Jonah, do you love Me?'
  • 00:19:40.080 --> 00:19:42.000
  • And Peter was grieved
  • 00:19:42.010 --> 00:19:43.110
  • because He said to him the third time,
  • 00:19:43.120 --> 00:19:44.210
  • 'Do you love Me?'
  • 00:19:44.220 --> 00:19:46.010
  • And he said to Him, 'Lord, You know all things;
  • 00:19:46.020 --> 00:19:47.110
  • You know that I love You.'
  • 00:19:47.120 --> 00:19:48.210
  • And Jesus said to him, 'Feed My sheep.'"
  • 00:19:48.220 --> 00:19:51.180
  • Now, without going into a lot of detail,
  • 00:19:51.190 --> 00:19:53.030
  • let me just tell you, the key to this whole story
  • 00:19:53.040 --> 00:19:54.170
  • is the words that Jesus used
  • 00:19:54.180 --> 00:19:56.260
  • and the word that Peter used.
  • 00:19:56.270 --> 00:19:58.210
  • Jesus asked Simon Peter, "Do you agape?"
  • 00:19:58.220 --> 00:20:02.030
  • That's the Greek word for love. "Do you agape me?"
  • 00:20:02.040 --> 00:20:04.200
  • That means, "Do you love me fully?
  • 00:20:04.210 --> 00:20:07.020
  • Are you fully engaged with me?"
  • 00:20:07.030 --> 00:20:09.250
  • And Peter answered with the word "phileo."
  • 00:20:09.260 --> 00:20:12.150
  • "Lord, you know that I'm fond of you."
  • 00:20:12.160 --> 00:20:15.280
  • And the Lord said, "Peter, let me ask you a question again.
  • 00:20:15.290 --> 00:20:18.200
  • Do you agape me? Do you really love me?"
  • 00:20:18.210 --> 00:20:21.270
  • And Peter said, "Lord, you know that I'm fond of you."
  • 00:20:21.280 --> 00:20:28.070
  • And I was wondering, why would Peter do that?
  • 00:20:28.080 --> 00:20:31.050
  • Why would he not accept the word that Jesus used
  • 00:20:31.060 --> 00:20:35.060
  • and finally today I realized it.
  • 00:20:35.070 --> 00:20:38.030
  • He had violated the whole content of agape love
  • 00:20:38.040 --> 00:20:41.070
  • because he had not done the things he was told to do.
  • 00:20:41.080 --> 00:20:44.260
  • In fact, he had totally, totally betrayed his Lord
  • 00:20:44.270 --> 00:20:49.230
  • three different times.
  • 00:20:49.240 --> 00:20:51.030
  • Peter knew that there was more to love
  • 00:20:51.040 --> 00:20:54.030
  • than the word that you said.
  • 00:20:54.040 --> 00:20:57.140
  • And I have more respect for him, as I understand that,
  • 00:20:57.150 --> 00:21:01.040
  • that his integrity and honesty was on the line again.
  • 00:21:01.050 --> 00:21:04.210
  • Would he say to the Lord, "Yes, Lord, I love you"
  • 00:21:04.220 --> 00:21:09.010
  • using the word that the Lord used,
  • 00:21:09.020 --> 00:21:11.040
  • or would he be honest with himself
  • 00:21:11.050 --> 00:21:13.120
  • that his conduct really illustrated
  • 00:21:13.130 --> 00:21:16.170
  • a man who did not agape the Lord,
  • 00:21:16.180 --> 00:21:18.230
  • but perhaps was fond of him?
  • 00:21:18.240 --> 00:21:21.240
  • And isn't it interesting
  • 00:21:21.250 --> 00:21:23.040
  • that when the Lord finished his inquisition of Peter,
  • 00:21:23.050 --> 00:21:27.220
  • on three different occasions, what did he do?
  • 00:21:27.230 --> 00:21:30.190
  • He told him what to do.
  • 00:21:30.200 --> 00:21:32.250
  • "So, Peter, if you want to really love me,
  • 00:21:32.260 --> 00:21:35.050
  • go do what I tell you to do.
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  • Feed my sheep, feed my lambs,
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  • then you'll be teaching others and yourself
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  • what it means to love God."
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  • You know, in response to all of this about love,
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  • there's an interesting illustration,
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  • and that is that only once in the Old Testament
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  • is it said about anyone that they loved God.
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  • I'll show you where the passage is.
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  • It's 1 Kings 3:3, "And Solomon loved the Lord."
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  • Nowhere else in the Old Testament
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  • does it say, "David loved the Lord,
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  • Jonathan loved the Lord, Samuel loved the Lord."
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  • It's just not there.
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  • It is even more remarkable
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  • in light of current trends of praise and worship,
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  • that the word "love" never occurs
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  • with the first person subject when it has God as the object.
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  • No one, not even the psalmist,
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  • ever declared that he or she loved Yahweh.
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  • From the words of Moses,
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  • we learn that spirituality arises from the heart
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  • and it extends to all of life.
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  • The people of the Bible understood
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  • how awesome a thing it was to say that you loved God
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  • because it was much more
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  • than words that rhymed with other words
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  • and fell into the lyric.
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  • But it represented their life.
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  • And I'm not saying that we
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  • should never say to the Lord that we love him,
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  • but I am saying
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  • that when we say to the Lord that we love him,
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  • we should think about the content that goes with that.
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  • When we sing to the Lord, "Lord, I love you,"
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  • we should realize that when we're saying that,
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  • what we're saying is, "I love you so much,
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  • I'm gonna do what you tell me to do.
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  • I'm gonna be obedient to you.
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  • I'm gonna honor you, not just with my lips,
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  • but with my life."
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  • Most of my life, like most of you,
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  • I always realized that I knew God,
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  • I love God, and I wanted to continue
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  • to doing what I'm doing.
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  • And don't you ever have some doubts once in a while?
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  • I was, "Lord, I know I don't love you like I should."
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  • What does that mean?
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  • Well, up until recently, it meant
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  • I don't pray as much as I should.
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  • I don't witness as much as I should.
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  • You know the list, all those things.
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  • And then over the last few days and weeks,
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  • I began to realize when I do what God calls me to do,
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  • I'm loving God, amen?
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  • And so are you, amen.
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  • You may not be loving God as much as you should,
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  • but probably you're loving God more than you thought.
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  • And I just want to be here today to tell you whatsoever you do,
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  • do it heartily as unto the Lord.
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  • Love God with all your heart, soul, and mind.
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  • If you're loving him more than you thought,
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  • love him more than you've loved him.
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  • And it's not just coming to church
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  • to sing praise to his name.
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  • You love God when you live for God.
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  • Let's commit ourselves as we enter this new season,
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  • "This year is gonna be a year when I live for God,
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  • with all of my heart, with all my soul,
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  • with all of my very muchness, and with all of my mind."
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  • By the grace of God, let that be our commitment.
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  • for today's program, here is Dr. Jeremiah.
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  • Dr. Jeremiah: The central part of my message today
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  • originated from the book of Deuteronomy
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  • with the familiar words on how to love God
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  • with all of our heart, soul, strength, and mind.
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  • We don't flip a switch on and make that happen overnight.
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  • It takes time and biblical understanding.
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  • Becoming fully engaged with God is a process of growth.
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  • Dr. Jeremiah: God is the one who said
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  • of his own Son Jesus Christ at the moment of his baptism,
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  • "This is my beloved Son in whom I am well pleased."
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  • When was the last time that message
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  • came from your parental mouth?
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