Summary: When you are very close to someone, you know what they love. Are we close enough to our Lord to know what the Bible specifically says He loves?
What God Loves:
1. Those who walk in righteousness - Prov.15:9 The way of the wicked is an abomination unto the LORD: but he loveth him that followeth after righteousness.
Ps.11:7 For the righteous LORD loveth righteousness; his countenance doth behold the upright
2. Righteousness and Justice -
Ps.33:4 For the word of the LORD is right; and all his works are done in truth.
5 He loveth righteousness and judgment: the earth is full of the goodness of the LORD
Ps.87:2 The LORD loveth the gates of Zion more than all the dwellings of Jacob
4. Those that love Him -
Prov.8:17 I love them that love me; and those that seek me early shall find me
5. The Church! -
Eph.5:25 Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself for it;
6. A cheerful Giver! -
2 Cor.9:7 Every man according as he purposeth in his heart, so let him give; not grudgingly, or of necessity: for God loveth a cheerful giver
7. The SON!
Jo.3:35 The Father loveth the Son, and hath given all things into his hand
Jo.5:20 For the Father loveth the Son, and sheweth him all things that himself doeth: and he will shew him greater works than these, that ye may marvel
8. The SON loves the FATHER -
Jo.14:31 But that the world may know that I love the Father; and as the Father gave me commandment, even so I do
9. YOU! -
Jo.16:27 For the Father himself loveth you
10. The world! Jo.3:16