I had a great professor in college who often used a certain analogy to urge us to study God’s Word.  He pointed out that when you are falling in love with someone, you want to know everything about them- hobbies, favorite color, favorite foods, childhood stories- everything.  You think about them constantly, you miss them when you’re apart, you write love notes (or in today’s society, love texts), and you read and re-read the notes and love letters they send in return.  In the same way, we should be like that with the One who loves us more than anyone else- our Triune God.  Shouldn’t we want to get to know Him as thoroughly as possible?  Shouldn’t we learn all we can about Him?  We ought to know Him intimately- learn all we can about His attributes, His history on our behalf, the teachings and doctrines He gives us- in short, we should learn everything we can about Him.  And really, it’s quite easy- He left us the ultimate love letter of all time- the Bible.

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