How does one make your life count for eternity? Surely this life has to have a purpose beyond going to heaven one day? What would eternal value look like in my life?
Not loving the world is not about external indicators like avoiding the activities of the world and materialism. It is about internal attitudes and how you manage them. How do you identify those internal motives and work against them in your life?
Requiring obedience from our children can be a challenge. Especially when they do not actually understand what obedience looks like. Do we as believers understand what the obedience that God expects from us, actually looks like?