We will love God by daily growing in our obedience and submission, corporately and individually, to His inspired, inerrant and infallible written Word.
“All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work.” 2 Timothy 3:16-17
We will love God by devoting ourselves, corporately and individually, to daily communicating with God in light of who He is and what He has done according to His Word.
“Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.” Philippians 4:6-7
We will love God by actively telling others the Good News of Jesus Christ according to His Word and sharing our testimony of salvation by grace.
“But you shall receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you; and you shall be witnesses to Me in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” Acts 1:8
We will love God in spirit and truth by exalting and praising Him in everything that we do both corporately and individually.
“But the hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth; for the Father is seeking such to worship Him. God is Spirit, and those who worship Him must worship in spirit and truth.” John 4:23-24
We will love others through intentional relationships for encouragement, accountability, and holiness both corporately and individually.
“...that which we have seen and heard we declare to you, that you also may have fellowship with us; and truly our fellowship is with the Father and with His Son Jesus Christ.” 1 John 1:3
We will love others by using our God-given gifts to advance the church’s mission and meet spiritual, physical and emotional needs.
“Now all things are of God, who has reconciled us to Himself through Jesus Christ, and has given us the ministry of reconciliation.” 2 Corinthians 5:18
We will love others and follow the example of Christ by joyfully denying self, with open hands putting others’ needs ahead of our own.
“So let each one give as he purposes in his heart, not grudgingly or of necessity; for God loves a cheerful giver.” 2 Corinthians 9:7
We will love others by intentionally and sacrificially engaging our communities and the world with the Gospel.
“Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, teaching them to observe all things that I have commanded you; and lo, I am with you always, even to the end of the age. Amen.” Matthew 28:19-20