Sermon: How do you love God?
"Which is the first of all the commandments?" When we hear this scribe – this scholar of the Jewish law – ask Christ this question, it is easy to think that he is being disingenuous. Doesn’t someone so learned already know the answer to this question? Don’t we all know that to love God and our neighbor are the great commandments? We know this – hopefully – because Christ’s definitive answer to this question echoes through the centuries in our common knowledge of the faith. So