“… what does the Lord your God ask of you but to fear the Lord your God, to walk in obedience to him, to love him, to serve the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul …” (Deuteronomy 10:12, NIV)
Although Scripture uses the word “fear,” God doesn’t want us to be afraid of Him. Instead, He wants us to realize how magnificent, awe-inspiring, and deserving of our worship He is.
Interestingly, knowing that God desires our worship also helps us understand just how special we are to Him. This can lead us into a more active relationship with Him. God always expresses His love in an action toward us, and He desires that we return our loving expressions in action. He wants us to trust in His leading and follow the commands He has given for…
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