I.          He initiates His love- 

 He loved us first!

“We love him, because he first loved us.” 1 John 4:19

II.         He includes us in His love- 

David commits to prayer his need of the Lord’s presence.

            “Let us come before his presence with thanksgiving, and make a joyful noise unto him with psalms.” Psalm 95:2

III.        He inclines His love toward us- 

Friends and family will leave you high and dry but God will go with you for the ride!

            “There shall not any man be able to stand before thee all the days of thy life: as I was with Moses, so I will be with thee: I will not fail thee, nor forsake thee.” Joshua 1:5

IV.        He instructs us in love while in danger- 

He gave us His Word for instruction!

            “All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness: That the man of God may be perfect, throughly furnished unto all good works.” 2 Timothy 3:16-17

V.         He installs Help in love- 

David knows where to go for help! He cries out to God!

             “I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. My help cometh from the LORD, which made heaven and earth.” Psalm 121:1-2

VI.        He issues Hope in love-

            While believing in God…He gives Hope!

            “Now the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, that ye may abound in hope, through the power of the Holy Ghost.” Romans 15:13

VII.       He influences our outlook with love- 

  If we put our faith in service toward the Lord, He will give us strength to get us through!

            “Commit thy way unto the LORD; trust also in him; and he shall bring it to pass.” Psalm 37:5