Sold Out to God (the Shema)
The Shema is the central affirmation of the Old Testament: “Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God, the LORD is one” (Deuteronomy 6:4). It calls us to rigorous monotheism in which we refuse to worship idols of any shape.
A. The “Shema”
B. Prohibition Against Idolatry
C. Challenge of the Shema
II. Total Devotion – “Fully-Devoted Disciples”
A. God’s Desire is to Bless
B. Love and Obedience