How to Know You Love God
DO YOU LOVE GOD ACCORDING TO THE BIBLE?
Now if to love the Lord is to hate evil does not change the fact that lots of sin maybe very tempting and desirable.
Psalm 97:10 Ye that love the Lord, hate evil: he preserveth the souls of his saints; he delivereth them out of the hand of the wicked.
Obviously, if you're seeking a better way you will learn to submit to God and resist the devil which it's written he will flee.
James 4:7 Submit yourselves therefore to God. Resist the devil, and he will flee from you.
Now we know that we are not under the 10 commandments in the old testament because it's the old law and we are under the new testament law. If we were under the old testament then if you keep part of the law you would need to keep the whole law. But that doesn't count old testament as something to ignore. It's very important that we study the whole bible.
2 Timothy 3:16 All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:
John 14:15 If ye love me, keep my commandments.
When you obey the gospel and keep to Christ ways then you can know that you know God and love him and the children of God.
1 John 2:3 And hereby we do know that we know him, if we keep his commandments.
Matthew 17:5 While he yet spake, behold, a bright cloud overshadowed them: and behold a voice out of the cloud, which said, This is my beloved Son, in whom I am well pleased; hear ye him.
So by the divine written word we can see we are told, hear ye him.
One must come to know God and obey the gospel for the hope of a better life.
2 Thessalonians 1:8 In flaming fire taking vengeance on them that know not God, and that obey not the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ:
2 Thessalonians 1:9 Who shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord, and from the glory of his power;