Thought of the Day August 25, 2023 The basics

By 10:30 AM

 When the man came to Jesus and ask what must he do to gain eternal life, Jesus told his to review the basics of relationship with God and act on them. What are the basics? Love God with your whole heart and love your neighbor as you have been loved by God. Sometimes we forget the basics and focus on other things that are of lesser importance. What I am doing is not as important as why I am doing it. I can give a drink to someone because I feel sorry for him or I want him to see me as a gracious person. Or I can give that person a drink because of my love of God and love of this person. In doing so, I am not looking for any reward.  How often are we conscious of doing what we are doing out of love of God in response to his great love? Keeping the basics is not easy, but it is the only way to live a full life now and eternally.

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