Jesus asked Peter, ‘Do you love Me more than these?’ (John 21:15). Most of us would have to admit that there are other things we love more than Him, but Jesus invites us to join Him in His offering and find His grace to love.
The Scriptures tell us that the wisdom of God is the principal thing (Proverbs 4:7). But is it the principal thing in my life? In your life? Setting our lives on any other wisdom will only lead us astray.
Being a Christian is more than believing Jesus died for our sins. He did, but He was also bruised for our iniquities (Isaiah 53:5). What is our iniquity, and what has the Lord established to remove it from us?