Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
1 Samuel 2:30
Therefore the Lord, the God of Israel, says, 'I really did say that your house and your ancestor's house would serve me forever.' But now the Lord says, 'May it never be! For I will honor those who honor me, but those who despise me will be cursed!
The Lord says, "Because he is devoted to me, I will deliver him; I will protect him because he is loyal to me.
The person who has my commandments and obeys them is the one who loves me. The one who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and will reveal myself to him."
For the Father himself loves you, because you have loved me and have believed that I came from God.
1 John 4:19
We love because he loved us first.
So remember your Creator in the days of your youth -- before the difficult days come, and the years draw near when you will say, "I have no pleasure in them";
I have not spoken in secret, in some hidden place. I did not tell Jacob's descendants, 'Seek me in vain!' I am the Lord, the one who speaks honestly, who makes reliable announcements.
Seek the Lord while he makes himself available; call to him while he is nearby!
But above all pursue his kingdom and righteousness, and all these things will be given to you as well.
"Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened for you.
But when Jesus saw this, he was indignant and said to them, "Let the little children come to me and do not try to stop them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.
But if anyone is deficient in wisdom, he should ask God, who gives to all generously and without reprimand, and it will be given to him.
"Number the Levites by their clans and their families; every male from a month old and upward you are to number."