This entry is what I have been meditating upon for a few days from The Resolution for Men cards …
God wants you to seek Him and find Him so you can know Him and love Him. His intent from the beginning has always been to use you for His glory. And there is nothing greater, more fulfilling, or more important than living with this goal in mind.
Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one! You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul and with all your strength. Deuteronomy 6:4-5 (NKJV)
Additional Scripture that seems pertinent to me:
Jesus’ words of the greatest commandment … Then one of the scribes came, and having heard them reasoning together, perceiving that He had answered them well, asked Him, “Which is the first commandment of all?” Jesus answered him, “The first of all the commandments is: ‘Hear, O Israel, the LORD our God, the LORD is one. And you shall love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength.’ This is the first commandment. Mark 12:28-30 (NKJV)
Therefore, whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God. 1 Corinthians 10:31 (NKJV)
The hope of glory …
Considering the glory of God ….