God's Care: Love God (#942)

God’s Care: Love God (#942)
We’re going to continue our series on God’s Care today. We’ve read so many ways over the last months about ways that God cares for us. And one of the ways He cares for us is by encouraging us to love him. You know everybody wants to have something to love, for some people it is a spouse, for some people it is their kids, for some people it is a cat; for some people it is a dog; for some people its their job, or a sport, or a car. Everybody needs something to one and care for and one of the things God wants us to do is simply love Him. And, I have found in my life, and many others have, that when they are really actively, in their minds and hearts, loving God, they are just much happier, they’re much more peaceful, they’re much more focused. So there are a lot of verses in the Bible about the importance of loving God, and we’re going to read some of those today and we do this every couple of years and every time I go through these verses again, I go wow, that is cool stuff! So let’s do that, let’s start in Deuteronomy chapter six…
As taught by Bruce Mahone 20180429.  All rights reserved.
Verse Listing and Notes
Deut. 6:4-5                Love the Lord thy God
Deut. 7:7-9                Them that love him
Deut. 10:12-16         Love him and serve
Deut. 11:1-25            Love the Lord
Deut. 13:1-3              To know whether you love the Lord your God (vs. 3)
Deut. 30:15-20          Life and good
Joshua 22:1-5            Be diligent to love the Lord your God
Psalms 59:16-17       I will sing aloud of thy mercy in the morning
Psalms 119:97, 113, 163, 165 Thy law do I love
Eccl. 12:13                  Whole duty of man: fear God and keep his commandments
Matthew 22:34-40     First and great commandment: love God
John 15:9-12               If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love
Romans 8:28              All things work together for good
I John 4:19                  We love him, because he first loved us
I John 5:2-3                 For this is the love of God
God’s Care: Love God (#942)

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