Love for God comes from gratitude.
Worship comes from valuing God and the more grateful we are the more we will value and worship God – and come to love him.
We are all theologians. Anyone who says something, or even just thinks something about God, is already doing theology. We need to take the time to meet God on his terms.
The early church greatly valued the testimony of the apostles which had led them to come to know God’s love. They read it together to remind them of God’s love and his actions on their behalf. They also used it to check whether what people were saying about God, matched the message which had changed their lives in the first place.
It is for this reason that the church committed itself to studying and thinking about God’s message. The word theology is made up of the word “theos” (God) and the word “logos” (word/thinking). The Holy Spirit leads us to know the Word so that we can know God better.
There is a weekly Bible study at the church on Thursday evenings between 7 and 9pm. Why not join in?