The truest model of worship is love Himself — Jesus. It’s evident that Jesus loves through the eyes of His Father, yet the only way He knows the heart of His Father is by being in the secret place, deepening His knowledge of God.
As we read in the Scriptures, we see that our first act of worship is love. The way that Jesus walks stems from that understanding of love. Christ Himself says it in Matthew 22:37-38, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment.” God calls us to love, yet how can we love Him with all of our heart, with all of our soul, and with all of our mind if we don’t deepen our knowledge of Him? What would we be loving?
Jeremey Riddle quotes in his book, The Reset, “It’s quite possible you are only in love with the idea of Him, and not who He really is. To study Him and the truth of who He is, is the evidence of genuine…