A Word in Season Day 12
Tuesday, October 12, 2010 Having a Passion for God
Having a Passion for God Pt. 1
Mark 12:30 And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment.
Passion is defined in Webster's Dictionary as an intense, driving, or overmastering feeling or conviction; a strong liking, desire for, or devotion; ardent affection; love. This should also define the Christians relationship with God. Love God passionately.
A. Passion is Loving God With All Your Heart
Ps 31:23 O love the Lord, all ye his saints: for the Lord preserveth the faithful, and plentifully rewardeth the proud doer.
B. Passion is Being Addicted to God
1 Cor 16:15 I beseech you, brethren, (ye know the house of Stephanas, that it is the firstfruits of Achaia, and that they have addicted themselves to the ministry of the saints,)
C. Passion is Having a Zeal for God and the Things of God Zeal -Enthusiastic devotion; eager desire; single-minded allegiance (Nelson's Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Copyright (c)1986, Thomas Nelson Publishers)
Titus 2:14 Who gave himself for us, that he might redeem us from all iniquity, and purify unto himself a peculiar people, zealous of good works.
Prayer Focus: Lord I love you. Help me to know you and grow more in my love for you.
Verse of the Day: Col 3:2 Set your affection on things above, not on things on the earth.
Living the Word Today: Meditate on your love for God. Confess your love for God throughout the day.
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