How Do We Love God
We are to love Him by obeying Him.
John 14:15: If ye love me, keep my commandments.
We are to love Him more than anyone or anything.
John 21:15b: . . . Simon, son of Jonas, lovest thou me more than these? . . .
We are to love His Word, the Bible.
Psalm 119:97: O how love I thy law! it is my meditation all the day.
Psalm 119:127: Therefore I love thy commandments above gold; yea, above fine gold.
We are to love our neighbors.
Matthew 22:39b: . . . Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.
We are to love our enemies.
Matthew 5:44: But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you;
We are to love strangers.
Matthew 25:34-40: Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world: 35 For I was an hungred, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in: 36 Naked, and ye clothed me: I was sick, and ye visited me: I was in prison, and ye came unto me. 37 Then shall the righteous answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee an hungred, and fed thee? or thirsty, and gave thee drink? 38 When saw we thee a stranger, and took thee in? or naked, and clothed thee? 39 Or when saw we thee sick, or in prison, and came unto thee? 40 And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.