How to love Allah SWT
قُلْ إِن كُنتُمْ تُحِبُّونَ اللَّهَ فَاتَّبِعُونِي يُحْبِبْكُمُ اللَّهُ وَيَغْفِرْ لَكُمْ ذُنُوبَكُمْ ۗ وَاللَّهُ غَفُورٌ رَّحِيمٌ
Say, [O Muhammad], “If you should love Allah , then follow me, [so] Allah will love you and forgive you your sins. And Allah is Forgiving and Merciful.” [3:31]
Ibn Qayym listed 10 steps to establish real love between us and Allah SWT
1) Recite Quran Majeed.
2) Perform good deeds.
3) Remember Allah SWT.
4) Give preference to the willingness of Allah SWT instead of our willingness.
5) Familiarize ourselves with the name and characteristics of Allah SWT.
6) Always realize the kindness and blessings of Allah SWT.
7) Realizing our relationship with Allah SWT. Allah SWT is not in need of us.
8) Being in love with Allah SWT in last third of the night.
9) Sitting among the people who are close to Allah SWT.
10) Stay away from everything that is between your heart and Allah Azz o Jal. That takes you away from Allah SWT.
May Allah Almighty fills our heart and life with the love of Allah Almighty.ameen