Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Be washed, make yourselves clean; put away the evil of your doings from before my eyes; let there be an end of sinning;
You have mercy on thousands, and send punishment for the evil-doing of the fathers on their children after them: the great, the strong God, the Lord of armies is his name:
And I made prayer to the Lord my God, putting our sins before him, and said, O Lord, the great God, greatly to be feared. keeping your agreement and mercy with those who have love for you and do your orders;
Not everyone who says to me, Lord, Lord, will go into the kingdom of heaven; but he who does the pleasure of my Father in heaven.
Because in Christ Jesus, having circumcision or not having circumcision are equally of no profit; but only faith working through love.
1 John 1:7
But if we are walking in the light, as he is in the light, we are all united with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son makes us clean from all sin.
And the Lord your God is to be loved with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength.
And now, Israel, what would the Lord your God have you do, but to go in the fear of the Lord your God, walking in all his ways and loving him and doing his pleasure with all your heart and all your soul,
If you have love for me, you will keep my laws.
You are my friends, if you do what I give you orders to do.
And we are conscious that all things are working together for good to those who have love for God, and have been marked out by his purpose.
But he who goes on looking into the true law which makes him free, being not a hearer without memory but a doer putting it into effect, this man will have a blessing on his acts.
1 John 5:2
In this way, we are certain that we have love for the children of God, when we have love for God and keep his laws.