“ Because he has loved Me, therefore I will deliver him; I will set him securely on high, because he has known My name.
And those who know Your name will put their trust in You, For You, O Lord, have not forsaken those who seek You.
For the choir director; set to Al-tashheth. A Mikhtam of David, when Saul sent men and they watched the house in order to kill him. Deliver me from my enemies, O my God; Set me securely on high away from those who rise up against me.
In Your name they rejoice all the day, And by Your righteousness they are exalted.
For you have made the Lord, my refuge, Even the Most High, your dwelling place.
He will dwell on the heights, His refuge will be the impregnable rock; His bread will be given him, His water will be sure.
Jesus answered and said to him, “ If anyone loves Me, he will keep My word; and My Father will love him, and We will come to him and make Our abode with him.
for the Father Himself loves you, because you have loved Me and have believed that I came forth from the Father.
This is eternal life, that they may know You, the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom You have sent.
And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.
But now that you have come to know God, or rather to be known by God, how is it that you turn back again to the weak and worthless elemental things, to which you desire to be enslaved all over again?
For this reason also, God highly exalted Him, and bestowed on Him the name which is above every name,
Blessed is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.
Listen, my beloved brethren: did not God choose the poor of this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom which He promised to those who love Him?
Moreover, in my delight in the house of my God, the treasure I have of gold and silver, I give to the house of my God, over and above all that I have already provided for the holy temple,