Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
1 Samuel 2:30
"Therefore Yahweh, the God of Israel, says, 'I said indeed that your house, and the house of your father, should walk before me forever.' But now Yahweh says, 'Be it far from me; for those who honor me I will honor, and those who despise me shall be lightly esteemed.
"Because he has set his love on me, therefore I will deliver him. I will set him on high, because he has known my name.
One who has my commandments, and keeps them, that person is one who loves me. 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 forth from God.
1 John 4:19
We love him, because he first loved us.
Remember also your Creator in the days of your youth, before the evil days come, and the years draw near, when you will say, "I have no pleasure in them;"
I have not spoken in secret, in a place of the land of darkness. I didn't say to the seed of Jacob, 'Seek me in vain.' I, Yahweh, speak righteousness. I declare things that are right.
Seek Yahweh while he may be found; call you on him while he is near:
But seek first God's Kingdom, and his righteousness; and all these things will be given to you as well.
"Ask, and it will be given you. Seek, and you will find. Knock, and it will be opened for you.
But when Jesus saw it, he was moved with indignation, and said to them, "Allow the little children to come to me! Don't forbid them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as these.
But if any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask of God, who gives to all liberally and without reproach; and it will be given to him.
"Count the children of Levi by their fathers' houses, by their families. You shall count every male from a month old and upward."