Love Your Creator

Take great care, however, to love the Lord, your God. (Joshua 23:11)

With all your strength, love your Creator, forsake not his ministers.
(Sirach 7:30)

For you did not receive a spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you received a spirit of adoption, through which we cry, "Abba, Father!"
(Romans 8:15)

Hear, O Israel! The Lord is our God, the Lord alone! Therefore, you shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength. Take to heart these words which I enjoin on you today.
(Deuteronomy 6:4-6)

Do not grieve the holy Spirit of God, with which you were sealed.
(Ephesians 4:30)

Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is begotten by God, and everyone who loves the Father also loves the One begotten by Him.
(1 John 5:1)

For the love of God is this, that we keep His commandments. And His commandments are not burdensome, for whoever is begotten by God conquers the world.
(1 John 5:3-4)

Do you love Me?
(John 21:17)

If you love Me, you will keep My commandments.
(John 14:15)

Whoever has My commandments and observes them is the one who loves Me. And whoever loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and reveal Myself to him.
(John 14:21)

Whoever loves Me will keep My word, and My Father will love him, and We will come to him and make Our dwelling with him.
(John 14:24)

I love you, Lord, my strength, Lord, my rock, my fortress, my deliverer, my God, my rock of refuge, my shield, my saving horn, my stronghold! Praised be the Lord, I exclaim!
(Psalm 18:2-4)

May the Lord direct your hearts to the love of God and to the endurance of Christ. (2
Thessalonians 3:5)

(c) Paul Buis, 2005