The words “love God” sum up the entire Christian life. The goal of every Christian is to love God more every day. This is what it means to “abide” in Christ (John 15:9). To “grow in grace and in the knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ” (2 Peter 3:18). It’s what Jesus said was the first and greatest commandment (Matthew 22:37).
But how can we do this? How can we love God more every day? I’m so glad you asked. Here are 14 practical ways.
Love God with all your heart, mind, and soul
In the Bible we are commanded to love God with all our heart, mind and soul. This means loving God with every part of who we are. When the Bible says “heart, mind, and soul” it is referring to every facet of our being. We are called to love God with all our spiritual, emotional, mental, and physical strength.
In Matthew 22:37 it says, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.” This is a command…