Love for God-
When you Love God with your words, actions, attitudes, heart, soul and mind, God will come near to you and love you and give you what you need in return. When you strive to do so, and put forth effort, that is your spiritual act of worship (Romans 12:1-2, John 4:23), and the Living Lord God will draw near to you. It is a day to day walk, and Jesus has already won the victory. Surrender your wants and depend upon God to give you your simple needs. Food, clothing, shelter, and His Word. Anything beyond that may prove to be a snare. Rejoice in the process of being loved, strengthened, edified, corrected, taught, shown, and embraced by God. This is the sanctification process dear child of God!
Whoever has My commands and obeys them, he is the one who loves Me. He who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I too will love him and show Myself to him." John 14:21
Jesus replied, "If anyone loves me, he will obey my teaching. My Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him. John 14:23
Deuteronomy 11:13 ‘And it shall be that if you earnestly obey My commandments which I command you today, to love the LORD your God and serve Him with all your heart and with all your soul,
22 Since you have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit in sincere love of the brethren, love one another fervently with a pure heart, 23 having been born again, not of corruptible seed but incorruptible, through the Word of God which lives and abides forever, 24 because “ All flesh is as grass, And all the glory of man as the flower of the grass. The grass withers, And its flower falls away, 25 But the Word of the LORD endures forever.” Now this is the Word which by the gospel was preached to you. 1peter 1
I have set before you life and death, blessing and cursing; therefore choose life, that both you and your descendants may live; 20 that you may love the LORD your God, that you may obey His voice, and that you may cling to Him, for He is your life and the length of your days; and that you may dwell in the land. Deut 30 >>See Deut 28
Nehemiah 1:5 Then I said: "O LORD, God of heaven, the great and awesome God, who keeps his covenant of love with those who love him and obey his commands,
Psalm 119:88 Preserve my life according to your love, and I will obey the statutes of your mouth.
Psalm 119:167 I obey your statutes, for I love them greatly.
Daniel 9:4 I prayed to the LORD my God and confessed: "O Lord, the great and awesome God, Who keeps his covenant of love with all who love him and obey his commands,
John 14:15 Jesus answered, "If you love me, you will obey what I command.
John 14:21 Whoever has My commands and obeys them, he is the one who loves Me. He who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I too will love him and show Myself to him."
John 14:23 Jesus replied, "If anyone loves me, he will obey my teaching. My Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him.
John 14:24 He who does not love me will not obey my teaching. These words you hear are not my own; they belong to the Father who sent me.
John 15:10 If you obey my commands, you will remain in my love, just as I have obeyed my Father's commands and remain in his love.
1 Peter 1:22 Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth so that you have sincere love for your brothers, love one another deeply, from the heart.
1 John 2:5 But if anyone obeys His Word, God's love is truly made complete in him. This is how we know we are in Him: 6Whoever claims to live in Him must walk as Jesus did.
1 John 5:3 This is love for God: to obey His commands. And His commands are not burdensome,
spiritual act of worship
Therefore, I urge you, brothers, in view of God's mercy, to offer your bodies as living sacrifices, holy and pleasing to God—this is your spiritual act of worship. Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God's will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will. Romans 12:1,2
Yet a time is coming and has now come when the true worshipers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for they are the kind of worshipers the Father seeks. John 4:23
God enables us to obey Him.
God puts Himself into you. God puts His Holy Spirit into you, so as you read His Word, the Bible, you can ask for wisdom, insight, and more, and you will receive it from the Living Word, Jesus Christ.
"This is the covenant I will make with the house of Israel after that time," declares the LORD. "I will put my law in their minds and write it on their hearts. I will be their God, and they will be my people. Jeremiah 31:33
This is the covenant I will make with the house of Israel after that time, declares the Lord. I will put my laws in their minds and write them on their hearts. I will be their God, and they will be my people. Hebrews 8:10
"This is the covenant I will make with them after that time, says the Lord. I will put my laws in their hearts, and I will write them on their minds." Hebrews 10:16
12 "Even now," declares the LORD, "return to me with all your heart, with fasting and weeping and mourning." 13 Rend your heart and not your garments. Return to the LORD your God, for he is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love, and he relents from sending calamity. ... 28 "And afterward, I will pour out my Spirit on all people. Your sons and daughters will prophesy, your old men will dream dreams, your young men will see visions. 29 Even on my servants, both men and women, I will pour out my Spirit in those days. Joel 2
Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says. James 1:22
1"Do not let your hearts be troubled. Trust in God; trust also in Me. ... 15"If you love Me, you will obey what I command. 16And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Counselor to be with you forever— 17the Spirit of Truth. ... 26But the Counselor, the Holy Spirit, Whom the Father will send in My Name, will teach you all things and will remind you of everything I have said to you. 27Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid. Jn 14
If you are God’s child, then make sure that you obey God in the small things, and He will enable you more and more for the bigger things. (But the one who does not know and does things deserving punishment will be beaten with few blows. From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded; and from the one who has been entrusted with much, much more will be asked. Luke 12:48)
God has given every person He has made many talents for His glory. Using them with God in mind, in a relationship with the living God, and speaking of God as the giver of your gifts is giving God glory. (Matthew 25:14-46)
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