Love For God
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"You shall love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might.
"Know therefore that the LORD your God, He is God, the faithful God, who keeps His covenant and His lovingkindness to a thousandth generation with those who love Him and keep His commandments;
"Now, Israel, what does the LORD your God require from you, but to fear the LORD your God, to walk in all His ways and love Him, and to serve the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul,
you shall not listen to the words of that prophet or that dreamer of dreams; for the LORD your God is testing you to find out if you love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul.
"Moreover the LORD your God will circumcise your heart and the heart of your descendants, to love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul, so that you may live.
"Only be very careful to observe the commandment and the law which Moses the servant of the LORD commanded you, to love the LORD your God and walk in all His ways and keep His commandments and hold fast to Him and serve Him with all your heart and with all your soul."
O love the LORD, all you His godly ones! The LORD preserves the faithful And fully recompenses the proud doer.
Listen, O daughter, give attention and incline your ear: Forget your people and your father's house;
My soul is satisfied as with marrow and fatness, And my mouth offers praises with joyful lips.
For God will save Zion and build the cities of Judah, That they may dwell there and possess it.
Whom have I in heaven but You? And besides You, I desire nothing on earth.
Hate evil, you who love the LORD, Who preserves the souls of His godly ones; He delivers them from the hand of the wicked.
"Also the foreigners who join themselves to the LORD, To minister to Him, and to love the name of the LORD, To be His servants, every one who keeps from profaning the sabbath And holds fast My covenant;
"Go and proclaim in the ears of Jerusalem, saying, 'Thus says the LORD, "I remember concerning you the devotion of your youth, The love of your betrothals, Your following after Me in the wilderness, Through a land not sown.
"He who loves father or mother more than Me is not worthy of Me; and he who loves son or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me.
"Then the King will say to those on His right, 'Come, you who are blessed of My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world.
Many women were there looking on from a distance, who had followed Jesus from Galilee while ministering to Him.
"For whoever gives you a cup of water to drink because of your name as followers of Christ, truly I say to you, he will not lose his reward.
Jesus answered, "The foremost is, 'HEAR, O ISRAEL! THE LORD OUR GOD IS ONE LORD;
The scribe said to Him, "Right, Teacher; You have truly stated that HE IS ONE, AND THERE IS NO ONE ELSE BESIDES HIM;
"But woe to you Pharisees! For you pay tithe of mint and rue and every kind of garden herb, and yet disregard justice and the love of God; but these are the things you should have done without neglecting the others.
Jesus said to them, "If God were your Father, you would love Me, for I proceeded forth and have come from God, for I have not even come on My own initiative, but He sent Me.
"If you love Me, you will keep My commandments.
"He who has My commandments and keeps them is the one who loves Me; and he who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and will disclose Myself to him."
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.
"You heard that I said to you, 'I go away, and I will come to you ' If you loved Me, you would have rejoiced because I go to the Father, for the Father is greater than I.
He said to him the third time, "Simon, son of John, do you love Me?" Peter was grieved because He said to him the third time, "Do you love Me?" And he said to Him, "Lord, You know all things; You know that I love You " Jesus said to him, "Tend My sheep.
Then Paul answered, "What are you doing, weeping and breaking my heart? For I am ready not only to be bound, but even to die at Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus."
and hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out within our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us.
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.
we are of good courage, I say, and prefer rather to be absent from the body and to be at home with the Lord.
For the love of Christ controls us, having concluded this, that one died for all, therefore all died;
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision means anything, but faith working through love.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
But may it never be that I would boast, except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, through which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.
so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; and that you, being rooted and grounded in love,
but speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in all aspects into Him who is the head, even Christ,
But I am hard-pressed from both directions, having the desire to depart and be with Christ, for that is very much better;
But whatever things were gain to me, those things I have counted as loss for the sake of Christ.
For God has not given us a spirit of timidity, but of power and love and discipline.
in the future there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day; and not only to me, but also to all who have loved His appearing.
For God is not unjust so as to forget your work and the love which you have shown toward His name, in having ministered and in still ministering to the saints.
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?
and though you have not seen Him, you love Him, and though you do not see Him now, but believe in Him, you greatly rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of glory,
This precious value, then, is for you who believe; but for those who disbelieve, "THE STONE WHICH THE BUILDERS REJECTED, THIS BECAME THE VERY CORNER stone,"
Do not love the world nor the things in the world If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
But whoever has the world's goods, and sees his brother in need and closes his heart against him, how does the love of God abide in him?
We have come to know and have believed the love which God has for us God is love, and the one who abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him.
Whoever believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and whoever loves the Father loves the child born of Him.
- Adoration, Of God
- Agape Love
- Attitudes Of Love
- Commitment, to God
- Eternal Perspective
- God's Love In Christ
- Heart, And Holy Spirit
- Keeping Christ's Commands
- Love To Others
- Love Towards Christ, The Nature Of
- Love Towards God, Results In
- Love to Christ
- Love, Nature Of
- Loving Others
- Not Loving God