Love to Christ

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1 Peter 1:8

whom, [although you] have not seen, you love; in whom now you believe, [although you] do not see [him], and you rejoice greatly with joy inexpressible and full of glory,

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Love to Christ » Should be » Ardent

Song of Songs 2:5

Sustain me with the raisins, refresh me with the apples, {for I [am] lovesick}.

Song of Songs 8:6

Set me as a seal upon your heart, as a seal upon your arm; for love [is] strong as death; passion [is] fierce as Sheol; its flashes [are] flashes of fire; [it is] a blazing flame.

Love to Christ » The wicked destitute of

Psalm 35:19

Let not those who [are] wrongfully my enemies rejoice over me. [Nor let] those who hate me without cause wink [the] eye.

Love to Christ » Manifested in » Obeying him

Love to Christ » Manifested in » Ministering to him

Matthew 25:40

And the king will answer [and] say to them, 'Truly I say to you, in as much as you did [it] to one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did [it] to me.'

Matthew 27:55

And there were many women there, observing from a distance, who had followed Jesus from Galilee, serving 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

John 5:20

For the Father loves the Son and shows him everything that he himself is doing. And greater works than these he will show him, so that you will be astonished.

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

{How is your beloved better than another lover}, O most beautiful among women? {How is your beloved better than another lover}, that you adjure us thus? My beloved [is] radiant and {ruddy}, distinguished {among} ten thousand. His head [is] gold, refined gold; his locks [are] wavy, black as a raven. read more.
His eyes [are] like doves beside springs of water, bathed in milk, {set like mounted jewels}. His cheeks [are] like beds of spice, a tower of fragrances; his lips [are] lilies dripping liquid myrrh. His arms [are] {rods} of gold {engraved with} jewels; his belly [is] polished ivory covered with sapphires. His legs [are] columns of alabaster, set on bases of gold; his appearance [is] like Lebanon, choice as {its cedars}. {His mouth} [is] sweet, and he is altogether desirable. This [is] my beloved; this [is] my friend, {O young women of Jerusalem}.

Love to Christ » Manifested in » Seeking him

Song of Songs 3:2

Now I will arise, and I will go about in the city, in the streets and in the squares; I will seek him whom my {heart} loves. I sought him, but I did not find him.

Love to Christ » Should be » With the soul

Song of Songs 1:7

Tell me, [you] whom my {heart} loves, where do you pasture your flock, where do your sheep lie down at the noon? {For why should I be like} one who is veiled beside the flocks of your companions?

Love to Christ » Should be » Unquenchable

Song of Songs 8:7

Many waters cannot quench love; rivers cannot sweep it away. If a man were to give all the wealth of his house {for love}, he would be utterly scorned.

Love to Christ » Want of, denounced

Love to Christ » A characteristic of saints

Song of Songs 1:4

Draw me after you, let us run! May the king bring me into his chambers! Let us be joyful and let us rejoice in you; let us extol your love more than wine. Rightly do they love you!

Love to Christ » His love to us a motive to

Love to Christ » Exemplified » Joseph of arimathea

Matthew 27:57-60

Now [when it] was evening, a rich man from Arimathea named Joseph came, who also was a disciple of Jesus himself. This man approached Pilate [and] asked for the body of Jesus. Then Pilate ordered [it] to be given [to him]. And Joseph took the body [and] wrapped it in a clean linen cloth, read more.
and placed it in his [own] new tomb that he had cut in the rock. And he rolled a large stone to the entrance of the tomb [and] went away.

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

Now when they had eaten breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon [son] of John, do you love me more than these?" He said to him, "Yes, Lord, you know that I love you." He said to him, "Feed my lambs!" He said to him again a second time, "Simon [son] of John, do you love me?" He said to him, "Yes, Lord, you know that I love you." He said to him, "Shepherd my sheep!" He said to him a third [time], "Simon [son] of John, do you love me?" Peter was distressed because he said to him a third [time], "Do you love me?" and he said to him, "Lord, you know everything! You know that I love you!" Jesus said to him, "Feed my sheep!

Love to Christ » Should be » Supreme

Love to Christ » Exhibited by saints

1 Peter 1:8

whom, [although you] have not seen, you love; in whom now you believe, [although you] do not see [him], and you rejoice greatly with joy inexpressible and full of glory,

Love to Christ » Exemplified » Mary magdalene

John 20:11

But Mary stood outside at the tomb, weeping. Then, while she was weeping, she bent over 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 for your children!

Love to Christ » Exemplified » Thomas

John 11:16

Then Thomas (the one who is called Didymus) said to his fellow disciples, "Let us go also, so that we may die with him."

Love to Christ » Exemplified » Paul

Love to Christ » Exemplified » Penitent woman

Luke 7:47

{For this reason} I tell you, her sins--[which were] many--have been forgiven, for she loved much. But [the one] to whom little is forgiven loves little."

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

Luke 7:47

{For this reason} I tell you, her sins--[which were] many--have been forgiven, for she loved much. But [the one] to whom little is forgiven loves little."

Love to Christ » An evidence of adoption

John 8:42

Jesus said to them, "If God were your father, you would love me, for I have come forth from God and have come. For I have not come from myself, but that one sent me.