“Love the Lord your God with all your heart” (Deuteronomy 6:5, Matthew 22:37, Mark 12:30, Luke 10:27). Scripture is clear. God wants me all-in, 100% for him.
How many times a day does my mind fixate on the sweet taste of a chocolate bar, the intrigue of a fantasy, the satisfaction of a put-down or the delight of an unnecessary purchase? It doesn’t take much for my heart to follow.
It doesn’t take much for my heart to run off and “have an affair” with the world.