109 The Likeness of One Who Loves God
1 Those who love God are upright, their hearts are honest and pure. They follow Christ wholeheartedly without doubts or reservations. Those who truly love God hunger and thirst for righteousness. They love the truth and depend on God’s words to live; they truly submit to God.
2 Those who love God obey Him, they are kind and humane from the bottom of their hearts. They are never perfunctory in their duties, they are considerate of God’s will in all things. Those who truly love God share God’s thoughts and concerns. They expend themselves faithfully and endure hardship without complaint, never mentioning any reward.
3 Those who love God fear God, they practice the truth once they understand it. They accept God’s inspection in all things, they’re open books, they live in the light. Those who truly love God seek His will in all things. They are principled in speech and action, and live out the reality of the truth.
4 Those who love God are devoted to Him, they bear witness in the face of trials. They’d rather lose their own life than betray God. Those who truly love God focus on seeking to know God. They submit to God’s orchestrations without complaint, their hearts of love for God never change.
5 Those who love God perform their duty faithfully and are most blessed by God. Those who love God are honest people whom God loves. Those who love God obey Him and follow His will. Only those who love God are qualified to be perfected through judgment and chastisement.