The Law of Love

God's Law of Love
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Ten Commandments

God had given me this idea of combining the two tablets of stone into a heart shape. Here are a few other things to consider:

1. It is a pro-Ten Commandments statement. Given the current controversy on allowing the Ten Commandments being displayed publicly, it is a very timely, bold and essential statement that every Christian should be rallying around. God's Law is the foundation of this great nation.

2. It is a symbol of the Christian life. God has written His Law on our hearts and it is mandated to every Christian to live out that Law.

3. We should love the Law of God.

4. We should love the Jewish people for preserving this Law throughout the centuries.

5. We should love our neighbors as ourselves.

Biblical References to the Word of God

But this shall be the covenant that I will make with the house of Israel; After those days, saith the LORD, I will put my law in their inward parts, and write it in their hearts; and will be their God, and they shall be my people. —Jeremiah 31:33

Ye shall therefore keep my statutes, and my judgments: which if a man do, he shall live in them: I am the LORD. —Leviticus 18:5

A new heart also will I give you, and a new spirit will I put within you: and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you an heart of flesh. And I will put my spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and ye shall keep my judgments, and do them. —Ezekiel 36:26,27

Whoso despiseth the word shall be destroyed: but he that feareth the commandment shall be rewarded. —Proverbs 13:13

So shall my word be that goeth forth out of my mouth: it shall not return unto me void, but it shall accomplish that which I please, and it shall prosper in the thing whereto I sent it. —Isaiah 55:11

For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this; Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. —Galatians 5:14

And the LORD said unto Moses, Come up to me into the mount, and be there: and I will give thee tables of stone, and a law, and commandments which I have written; that thou mayest teach them. —Exodus 24:12

And I will give them one heart, and I will put a new spirit within you; and I will take the stony heart out of their flesh, and will give them an heart of flesh: That they may walk in my statutes, and keep mine ordinances, and do them: and they shall be my people, and I will be their God. —Ezekiel 11:19,21

The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple. The statutes of the LORD are right, rejoicing the heart: the commandment of the LORD is pure, enlightening the eyes. The fear of the LORD is clean, enduring for ever: the judgments of the LORD are true and righteous altogether. —Psalm 19:7-9

I delight to do thy will, O my God: yea, thy law is within my heart. —Psalm 40:8

Let not mercy and truth forsake thee: bind them about thy neck; write them upon the table of thine heart . . . —Proverbs 3:3

Bind them upon thy fingers, write them upon the table of thine heart. —Proverbs 7:3

For the commandment is a lamp; and the law is light; and reproofs of instruction are the way of life . . . —Proverbs 6:23

Hearken unto me, ye that know righteousness, the people in whose heart is my law; fear ye not the reproach of men, neither be ye afraid of their revilings. —Isaiah 51:7

Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets: I am not come to destroy, but to fulfil. For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled. Whosoever therefore shall break one of these least commandments, and shall teach men so, he shall be called the least in the kingdom of heaven: but whosoever shall do and teach them, the same shall be called great in the kingdom of heaven. —Matthew 5:17-19

Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets. —Matthew 22:37-40

Where is boasting then? It is excluded. By what law? of works? Nay: but by the law of faith. —Romans 3:27

Do we then make void the law through faith? God forbid: yea, we establish the law. —Romans 3:31

But now we are delivered from the law, that being dead wherein we were held; that we should serve in newness of spirit, and not in the oldness of the letter. —Romans 7:6

Wherefore the law is holy, and the commandment holy, and just, and good. —Romans 7:12

For I delight in the law of God after the inward man . . . —Romans 7:22

For Christ is the end of the law for righteousness to every one that believeth. —Romans 10:4

Love worketh no ill to his neighbor: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law. —Romans 13:10

Hear, O Israel: The LORD our God is one LORD: And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy might. And these words, which I command thee this day, shall be in thine heart . . . —Deuteronomy 6:4-6

And now, Israel, what doth the LORD thy God require of thee, but to fear the LORD thy God, to walk in all his ways, and to love him, and to serve the LORD thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul, To keep the commandments of the LORD, and his statutes, which I command thee this day for thy good? —Deuteronomy 10:12,13

Ye shall therefore keep my statutes, and my judgments: which if a man do, he shall live in them: I am the LORD. —Leviticus 18:5

Circumcise therefore the foreskin of your heart, and be no more stiffnecked. —Deuteronomy 10:16

And the LORD thy God will circumcise thine heart, and the heart of thy seed, to love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, that thou mayest live. —Deuteronomy 30:6

But the word is very nigh unto thee, in thy mouth, and in thy heart, that thou mayest do it. —Deuteronomy 30:14

He hath shewed thee, O man, what is good; and what doth the LORD require of thee, but to do justly, and to love mercy, and to walk humbly with thy God? —Micah 6:8

If ye know these things, happy are ye if ye do them. —John 13:17

As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love. If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father's commandments, and abide in his love. These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full. This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you. —John 15:9-12

If ye love me, keep my commandments. —John 14:15

I am the LORD your God; walk in my statutes, and keep my judgments, and do them . . . —Ezekiel 20:19