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(1) Love will dispose to all proper acts of respect to both God and man.

(a) Love to God will dispose a man to honour, worship, obey, put confidence in, submit to, and walk humbly with Him.

(b) Love to man disposes men to all duties towards their neighbours (Romans 13:10).

(2) Whatever performances or seeming virtues there are without love are unsound and hypocritical. If there be no love in what men do, then there is no true respect to God or men in their conduct; and if so, then certainly there is no sincerity. – Jonathan Edwards