Love to Christ

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1 John 4:21

This commandment we have from him, that he who loves God should also love his brother.

1 John 4:18

There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear has punishment. He who fears is not made perfect in love.

1 John 4:16

We know and have believed the love which God has for us. God is love, and he who remains in love remains in God, and God remains in him.

1 John 4:20

If a man says, "I love God," and hates his brother, he is a liar; for he who does not love his brother whom he has seen, cannot love God whom he has not seen.

1 Peter 1:8

whom not having seen you love; in whom, though now you do not see him, yet believing, 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

Strengthen me with raisins, refresh me with apples; For I am faint with love.

Song of Songs 8:6

Set me as a seal on your heart, as a seal on your arm; for love is strong as death. Jealousy is as cruel as Sheol. Its flashes are flashes of fire, a very flame of the LORD.

Love to Christ » The wicked destitute of

Psalm 35:19

Do not let those who are my enemies wrongfully rejoice over me; neither let those who hate me without a cause and wink their eyes.

Love to Christ » Manifested in » Obeying him

Love to Christ » Manifested in » Ministering to him

Matthew 27:55

Many women were there watching from afar, 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 has affection for the Son, and shows him all things that he himself does. He will show him greater works than these, that you may marvel.

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

John 16:27

for the Father himself loves you, because you have loved me, and have believed that I came forth from God.

Love to Christ » His personal excellence is deserving of

Song of Songs 5:9-16

How is your beloved better than another beloved, you fairest among women? How is your beloved better than another beloved, that you do so adjure us? My beloved is white and ruddy. The best among ten thousand. His head is like the purest gold. His hair is bushy, black as a raven. read more.
His eyes are like doves beside the water brooks, washed with milk, mounted like jewels. His cheeks are like a bed of spices with towers of perfumes. His lips are like lilies, dropping liquid myrrh. His hands are like rings of gold set with beryl. His body is like ivory work overlaid with sapphires. His legs are like pillars of marble set on sockets of fine gold. His appearance is like Lebanon, excellent as the cedars. His mouth is sweetness; yes, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, daughters of Jerusalem.

Love to Christ » Manifested in » Seeking him

Song of Songs 3:2

I will get up now, and go about the city; in the streets and in the squares I will seek him whom my soul 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 soul loves, where you graze your flock, where you rest them at noon; For why should I be as one who is veiled beside the flocks of your companions?

Love to Christ » Should be » Unquenchable

Song of Songs 8:7

Many waters can't quench love, neither can floods drown it. If a man would 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

Take me away with you. Let us hurry. The king has brought me into his chambers. We will be glad and rejoice in you. We will praise your love more than wine. They are right to love you.

Love to Christ » His love to us a motive to

Love to Christ » Exemplified » Joseph of arimathea

Matthew 27:57-60

When evening had come, a rich man from Arimathaea, named Joseph, who himself was also Jesus' disciple came. This man went to Pilate, and asked for the body of Jesus. Then Pilate commanded the body to be given up. Joseph took the body, and wrapped it in a clean linen cloth, read more.
and placed it in his own new tomb, which he had cut out in the rock, and he rolled a great stone to the door of the tomb, and departed.

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

So when they had eaten their 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 have affection for 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 have affection for you." He said to him, "Tend my sheep." He said to him the third time, "Simon, son of John, do you have affection for me?" Peter was grieved because he asked him the third time, "Do you have affection for me?" He said to him, "Lord, you know everything. You know that I have affection for 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 not having seen you love; in whom, though now you do not see him, yet believing, you rejoice greatly with joy inexpressible and full of glory?

Love to Christ » Exemplified » Mary magdalene

John 20:11

But Mary was standing outside at the tomb weeping. So, as she wept, she stooped 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, turning to them, 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

Thomas therefore, who is called Didymus, said to his fellow disciples, "Let us go also, 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 sins, which are many, are forgiven, for she loved much. But to whom little is forgiven, the same loves little."

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

Luke 7:47

Therefore I tell you, her sins, which are many, are forgiven, for she loved much. But to whom little is forgiven, the same loves little."

Love to Christ » An evidence of adoption

John 8:42

Therefore Jesus said to them, "If God were your father, you would love me, for I came out and have come from God. For I have not come of myself, but he sent me.