As Jesus is the cornerstone upon which the Church is built, so are his teachings the unifying cornerstone of Christian doctrine.

Loving God with our Minds

Love Your God with
All Your Mind:
The Role of Reason in
the Life of the Soul
“Oh I love God and Sunday School but I hate theology,” said the individual, not even aware that Sunday School is theology. Any study of God is theology. “We don’t need doctrine; we just need love,” taught another, unaware that what they just said was a doctrine or teaching and that love is the principle doctrine. The anti-intellectual bias in some corners of the Church actually contradicts the Bible, because in Matthew 22:34-46 Jesus taught us to love God with our minds. Many of the errors to be found in the Church insult God by blaming it on his inspiration, when in reality people may just be too mentally lazy to study matters deeper than a shallow point of view. To be ashamed of our minds is to be ashamed of God. Jesus encouraged loving God with our intellect.

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