Love to Christ

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1 Peter 1:8

Though you have not seen him, you love him. And even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and rejoice with an indescribable and glorious joy,

John 15:12-13

"This is my commandment: that you love one another as I have loved you. No one shows greater love than when he lays down his life for his friends.

1 John 2:5

But whoever continually keeps his commandments is the kind of person in whom God's love has truly been perfected. This is how we can be sure that we are in union with God:

1 John 2:4

The person who says, "I have come to know him," but does not continually keep his commandments is a liar, and the truth has no place in that person.

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Love to Christ » Should be » Ardent

Song of Songs 2:5

Sustain me with raisin cakes, refresh me with apples, for I'm weak with love.

Song of Songs 8:6

Set me like a seal over your heart, like a seal on your arm. For love is as strong as death, passion as intense as Sheol. The flames of love are flames of fire, a blaze that comes from the LORD.

Love to Christ » The wicked destitute of

Psalm 35:19

Do not let my deceitful enemies gloat over me, nor let those who hate me without justification mock me with their eyes.

Love to Christ » Manifested in » Obeying him

Love to Christ » Manifested in » Ministering to him

Matthew 25:40

The king will answer them, "I tell all of you with certainty, since you did it for one of the least important of these brothers of mine, you did it for me.'

Matthew 27:55

Now many women were also there, watching from a distance. They had accompanied Jesus from Galilee and had ministered to him.

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 is so special about your beloved, most beautiful of women? What is so special about your beloved, that you charge us like this? My beloved is dazzling, with a dark and healthy complexion, outstanding among ten thousand. His head is pure gold, his hair is wavy, black like a raven. read more.
His eyes are like doves by streams of water, bathed in milk, mounted like jewels. His cheeks are like beds of spices, like towers of perfume. His lips are lilies, dripping with liquid myrrh. His hands are rods of gold, set with beryl. His stomach is carved ivory, inlaid with sapphires. His legs are pillars of marble set on bases of pure gold. His appearance is like Lebanon, choice like its cedars. His mouth is sweetness, and all of him is desirable. This is my beloved, this is my friend, young women of Jerusalem!

Love to Christ » Manifested in » Seeking him

Song of Songs 3:2

I'll get up and go all around the city, throughout the streets, and in the squares. I'll seek the one I love. I sought him, but didn't find him.

Love to Christ » Should be » With the soul

Song of Songs 1:7

Tell me, you whom I love, where do you graze your flock? Where do you make your flock lie down at noon? Why should I be considered a veiled woman beside the flocks of your companions?

Love to Christ » Should be » Unquenchable

Song of Songs 8:7

Mighty bodies of water cannot extinguish love, rivers cannot put it out. If a man were to give all the wealth of his house for love, he would surely be viewed with contempt.

Love to Christ » Want of, denounced

Love to Christ » A characteristic of saints

Song of Songs 1:4

Take me with you! Let's run away! Let the king bring me into his private chambers. The daughters of Jerusalem will rejoice and be happy for you. We will value your love more than wine. They love you appropriately.

Love to Christ » His love to us a motive to

Love to Christ » Exemplified » Joseph of arimathea

Matthew 27:57-60

Later that evening, a rich man arrived from Arimathea. His name was Joseph, and he had become a disciple of Jesus. He went to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus, and Pilate ordered it to be done. So Joseph took the body and wrapped it in a clean linen cloth. read more.
Then he placed it in his own new tomb, which he had cut out of the rock. After rolling a large stone across the door of the tomb, he left,

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 finished breakfast, Jesus asked Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love me more than these?" Peter told him, "Yes, Lord, you know that I love you." Jesus told him, "Feed my lambs." Then he asked him a second time, "Simon, son of John, do you love me?" Peter told him, "Yes, Lord, you know that I love you." Jesus told him, "Take care of my sheep." He asked him a third time, "Simon, son of John, do you love me?" Peter was deeply hurt that he had asked him a third time, "Do you love me?" So he told him, "Lord, you know everything. You know that I love you!"

Love to Christ » Should be » Supreme

Love to Christ » Exhibited by saints

1 Peter 1:8

Though you have not seen him, you love him. And even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and rejoice with an indescribable and glorious joy,

Love to Christ » Exemplified » Mary magdalene

John 20:11

Meanwhile, Mary stood crying outside the tomb. As she cried, she bent over and looked 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 Jesus turned to them and said, "Women of Jerusalem, stop crying for me. Instead, cry for yourselves and for your children,

Love to Christ » Exemplified » Thomas

John 11:16

Then Thomas, who was called the Twin, told his fellow disciples, "Let's go, too, so that we may die with him!"

Love to Christ » Exemplified » Paul

Love to Christ » Exemplified » Penitent woman

Luke 7:47

So I'm telling you that her sins, as many as they are, have been forgiven, and that's why she has shown such great love. But the one to whom little is forgiven loves little."

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

Luke 7:47

So I'm telling you that her sins, as many as they are, have been forgiven, and that's why she has shown such great love. But the one to whom little is forgiven loves little."

Love to Christ » An evidence of adoption

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