Love to Christ

Most Relevant Verses

1 Peter 1:8

You love Him, though you have not seen Him. And though not seeing Him now, you believe in Him and rejoice with inexpressible and glorious joy,

John 15:12-13

This is My command: Love one another as I have loved you. No one has greater love than this, that someone would lay down his life for his friends.

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Love to Christ » Should be » Ardent

Song of Songs 2:5

Sustain me with raisins;
refresh me with apricots,
for I am lovesick.

Song of Songs 8:6

Set me as a seal on your heart,
as a seal on your arm.
For love is as strong as death;
ardent love is as unrelenting as Sheol.
Love’s flames are fiery flames
the fiercest of all.

Love to Christ » The wicked destitute of

Psalm 35:19

Do not let my deceitful enemies rejoice over me;
do not let those who hate me without cause
look at me maliciously.

Love to Christ » Manifested in » Obeying him

Love to Christ » Manifested in » Ministering to him

Matthew 27:55

Many women who had followed Jesus from Galilee and ministered to Him were there, looking on from a distance.

Love to Christ » Should be » Even unto death

Love to Christ » They who have » Are loved by Christ

Love to Christ » Promises to

Love to Christ » Exhibited by God

Love to Christ » They who have » Are loved by the father

Love to Christ » His personal excellence is deserving of

Song of Songs 5:9-16

What makes the one you love better than another, most beautiful of women? What makes him better than another, that you would give us this charge? My love is fit and strong, notable among ten thousand. His head is purest gold. His hair is wavy and black as a raven. read more.
His eyes are like doves beside streams of water, washed in milk and set like jewels. His cheeks are like beds of spice, towers of perfume. His lips are lilies, dripping with flowing myrrh. His arms are rods of gold set with topaz. His body is an ivory panel covered with sapphires. His legs are alabaster pillars set on pedestals of pure gold. His presence is like Lebanon, as majestic as the cedars. His mouth is sweetness. He is absolutely desirable. This is my love, and this is my friend, young women of Jerusalem.

Love to Christ » Manifested in » Seeking him

Song of Songs 3:2

I will arise now and go about the city,
through the streets and the plazas.
I will seek the one I love.
I sought him, but did not find him.

Love to Christ » Should be » With the soul

Song of Songs 1:7

Tell me, you, the one I love:
Where do you pasture your sheep?
Where do you let them rest at noon?
Why should I be like one who veils herself
beside the flocks of your companions?

Love to Christ » Should be » Unquenchable

Song of Songs 8:7

Mighty waters cannot extinguish love;
rivers cannot sweep it away.
If a man were to give all his wealth for love,
it would be utterly scorned.

Love to Christ » Want of, denounced

Love to Christ » A characteristic of saints

Song of Songs 1:4

Take me with you—let us hurry.
Oh, that the king would bring me to his chambers.Y We will rejoice and be glad for you;
we will praise your love more than wine.W It is only right that they adore you.

Love to Christ » His love to us a motive to

Love to Christ » Exemplified » Joseph of arimathea

Matthew 27:57-60

When it was evening, a rich man from Arimathea named Joseph came, who himself had also become a disciple of Jesus. He approached Pilate and asked for Jesus' body. Then Pilate ordered that it be released. So Joseph took the body, wrapped it in clean, fine linen, read more.
and placed it in his new tomb, which he had cut into the rock. He left after rolling a great stone against the entrance of the tomb.

Love to Christ » Increase of, to be prayed for

Love to Christ » Should be » Sincere

Love to Christ » Pray for grace to those who have

Love to Christ » Decrease of, rebuked

Love to Christ » Manifested in » Preferring him to all others

Love to Christ » Manifested in » Taking up the cross for him

Love to Christ » Exemplified » Peter

John 21:15-17

When they had eaten breakfast, Jesus asked Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love , the first 2 times by Jesus (vv. 15-16 ); and phileo , the last time by Jesus (v. 17 ) and all 3 times by Peter (vv. 15-17 ). Peter's threefold confession of love for Jesus corresponds to his earlier threefold denial of Jesus; Jn 18:15-18 , 25-27 . Me more than these?" "Yes, Lord," he said to Him, "You know that I love You." "Feed My lambs," He told him. A second time He asked him, "Simon, son of John, do you love Me?" "Yes, Lord," he said to Him, "You know that I love You." "Shepherd My sheep," He told him. He asked him the third time, "Simon, son of John, do you love Me?" Peter was grieved that He asked him the third time, "Do you love Me?" He said, "Lord, You know everything! You know that I love You." "Feed My sheep," Jesus said.

Love to Christ » Should be » Supreme

Love to Christ » Exhibited by saints

1 Peter 1:8

You love Him, though you have not seen Him. And though not seeing Him now, you believe in Him and rejoice with inexpressible and glorious joy,

Love to Christ » Exemplified » Mary magdalene

John 20:11

But Mary stood outside facing the tomb, crying. As she was crying, she stooped to look into the tomb.

Love to Christ » They who have » Enjoy communion with God and Christ

Love to Christ » Exemplified » Certain women

Luke 23:28

But turning to them, Jesus said, “Daughters of Jerusalem, do not weep for Me, but weep for yourselves and your children.

Love to Christ » Exemplified » Thomas

John 11:16

Then Thomas (called “Twin”) said to his fellow disciples, “Let’s go so that we may die with Him.”

Love to Christ » Exemplified » Paul

Love to Christ » Exemplified » Penitent woman

Luke 7:47

Therefore I tell you, her many sins have been forgiven; that’s why she loved much. But the one who is forgiven little, loves little.”

Love to Christ » Should be » In proportion to our mercies

Luke 7:47

Therefore I tell you, her many sins have been forgiven; that’s why she loved much. But the one who is forgiven little, loves little.”

Love to Christ » An evidence of adoption

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