All the while...you were on His mind.
How could anyone not love Him? This is the Great "I AM." This is Yahweh-Yeshua, The Lord Jesus. This is Emanuel, God With Us. He carved the ten commandments of Moses with his finger, then fulfilled His own law by becoming the "Lamb slain from the foundation of the world."
"And without controversy, great is the mystery of godliness: God was manifest in the flesh, justified in the Spirit, seen of angels, preached unto the Gentiles, believed on in the world, received up into glory." (1 Timothy 3:16)
"Worthy is the lamb that was slain to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honor, and glory, and blessing." (Revelation 5:12)