Forsaking Your First Love

Tim Gillespie

1. This is a pastoral letter. What would your pastor say to your current church? Would he or she affirm, condemn, rebuke, or commend you?

2. When they lost their first love, they lost their love for one another. How can defending orthodoxy lead to less love?

3. The Ephesians were a church with influence, and their love for Christ was intact—even to the point of losing their love for one another. How can we have both an appropriate orthodoxy, and a complete orthopraxy?

4. Is being right the most important thing?