Bible Verses About Love, Bible Quotes on Love

Bible Verses About Love

“Love is patient, love is kind; love doesn't envy. Love doesn't brag, is not proud, doesn't behave itself inappropriately, doesn't seek its own way, is not provoked, takes no account of evil; doesn't rejoice in unrighteousness, but rejoices with the truth; bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.” (1 Corinthians 13:4-7)

Loving God


Looking for bible verses on loving God? Here are some excellent scriptures about loving God.

When we reflect on everything He is and has done for us, it causes our spirits to want to offer thanksgiving and praise to Him.

We learn from scripture that even the love for God we have in our hearts was given by Him! Many of the Psalms offer heart-felt emotions that are current - even today - about a heart for God.

We hope your Christian faith is uplifted and encouraged by these bible verses about loving God.

Psalm Bible Verses About Love, God’s Love


You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies. You anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. Surely goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever. - (Psalms 23:5-6)




Test me, O LORD, and try me, examine my heart and my mind; for your love is ever before me, and I walk continually in your truth. - (Psalms 26:2-3)




I will be glad and rejoice in your love, for you saw my affliction and knew the anguish of my soul. - (Psalm 31:7)




Let your face shine on your servant; save me in your unfailing love. - (Psalms 31:16)




Love the LORD, all his saints! The LORD preserves the faithful, but the proud he pays back in full. - (Psalm 31:23)




The LORD loves righteousness and justice; the earth is full of his unfailing love. - (Psalms 33:5)




Your love, O LORD, reaches to the heavens, your faithfulness to the skies. - (Psalms 36:5)




But I will sing of your strength, in the morning I will sing of your love; for you are my fortress, my refuge in times of trouble. - (Psalm 59:16)




Because your love is better than life, my lips will glorify you. - (Psalms 63:3)




Praise be to God, who has not rejected my prayer or withheld his love from me! - (Psalms 66:20)




You are forgiving and good, O Lord, abounding in love to all who call to you. - (Psalms 86:5)




But you, O Lord, are a compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness. - (Psalms 86:15)




Righteousness and justice are the foundation of your throne; love and faithfulness go before you. - (Psalms 89:14)




It is good to praise the LORD and make music to your name, O Most High, to proclaim your love in the morning and your faithfulness at night, - (Psalm 92:2)




For the LORD is good and his love endures forever; his faithfulness continues through all generations. - (Psalms 100:5)




He will not always accuse, nor will he harbor his anger forever; he does not treat us as our sins deserve or repay us according to our iniquities. For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is his love for those who fear him; as far as the east is from the west, so far has he removed our transgressions from us. - (Psalms 103:9-12)




Not to us, O LORD, not to us but to your name be the glory, because of your love and faithfulness. - (Psalms 115:1)




I love the LORD, for he heard my voice; he heard my cry for mercy. - (Psalm 116:1)




the LORD delights in those who fear him, who put their hope in his unfailing love. - (Psalms 147:11)




Search me, O God, and know my heart; test me and know my anxious thoughts. See if there is any offensive way in me, and lead me in the way everlasting. - (Psalm 139:23-24)





Bible Verses About Love, God’s Love


If you love me, keep my commandments. - (John 14:15)




Let all that you do be done in love. - (1 Corinthians 16:14)




He who doesn’t love doesn’t know God, for God is love. - (1 John 4:8)




Beloved, if God loved us in this way, we also ought to love one another. - (1 John 4:11)




He who says he is in the light and hates his brother, is in the darkness even until now. - (1 John 2:9)




But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith, - (Galatians 5:22)




And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love. - (1 Corinthians 13:13)




“Honor your father and mother.” And, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” - (Matthew 19:19)




In love of the brothers be tenderly affectionate one to another; in honor preferring one another; - (Romans 12:10)




Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. - (1 Peter 4:8)




However, if you fulfill the royal law, according to the Scripture, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself,” you do well. - (James 2:8)




Don’t love the world, neither the things that are in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him. - (1 John 2:15)




We know and have believed the love which God has for us. God is love, and he who remains in love remains in God, and God remains in him. - (1 John 4:16)




Walk in love, even as Christ also loved you, and gave himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweet-smelling fragrance. - (Ephesians 5:2)




Be of the same mind one toward another. Don’t set your mind on high things, but associate with the humble. Don’t be wise in your own conceits. - (Romans 12:16)




you shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind, and with all your strength.’ This is the first commandment. - (Mark 12:30)




If a man says, “I love God,” and hates his brother, he is a liar; for he who doesn’t love his brother whom he has seen, how can he love God whom he has not seen? This commandment we have from him, that he who loves God should also love his brother. - (1 John 4:20-21)




But whoever has the world’s goods, and sees his brother in need, and closes his heart of compassion against him, how does the love of God remain in him? My little children, let’s not love in word only, neither with the tongue only, but in deed and truth. - (1 John 3:17-18)




For I am persuaded, that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor things present, nor things to come, nor powers, nor height, nor depth, nor any other created thing, will be able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord. - (Romans 8:38-39)




If I speak with the languages of men and of angels, but don’t have love, I have become sounding brass, or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge; and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but don’t have love, I am nothing. If I dole out all my goods to feed the poor, and if I give my body to be burned, but don’t have love, it profits me nothing. - (1 Corinthians 13:1-3)




Even as the Father has loved me, I also have loved you. Remain in my love. If you keep my commandments, you will remain in my love; even as I have kept my Father’s commandments, and remain in his love. I have spoken these things to you, that my joy may remain in you, and that your joy may be made full. This is my commandment, that you love one another, even as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. You are my friends if you do what I command. - (John 15:9-14)




Owe no one anything, except to love one another; for he who loves his neighbor has fulfilled the law. For the commandments, “You shall not commit adultery,” “You shall not murder,” “You shall not steal,” “You shall not give false testimony,” “You shall not covet,” and whatever other commandments there are, are all summed up in this saying, namely, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” Love doesn’t harm a neighbor. Love therefore is the fulfillment of the law. - (Romans 13:8-10)





Bible Verses on Love - God’s Love For Us


For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. - (John 3:16)




I have been crucified with Christ and I no longer live, but Christ lives in me. The life I live in the body, I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. - (Galatians 2:20)




Know therefore that the LORD your God is God; he is the faithful God, keeping his covenant of love to a thousand generations of those who love him and keep his commands. - (Deuteronomy 7:9)




For the LORD loves the just and will not forsake his faithful ones. - (Psalm 37:28)




I love those who love me, and those who seek me find me. - (Proverbs 8:17)





Bible Verses on Love - Love for God


And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in him. - (1 John 4:16)




This is how we know who the children of God are and who the children of the devil are: Anyone who does not do what is right is not a child of God; nor is anyone who does not love his brother. - (1 John 3:10)




Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. - (1 John 4:7-8)




No man can serve two masters; for either he will hate the one, and love the other; or else he will hold to one, and despise the other. Ye cannot serve God and mammon. - (Matthew 6:24)




So be very careful to love the LORD your God. - (Joshua 23:11)




I love you, O LORD, my strength. - (Psalm 18:1)




Jesus replied: “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul [and with all your strength] and with all your mind.” This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: “Love your neighbor as yourself.” - (Matthew 22:37-39)





Bible Verses on Love - Love for One Another


A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.” (John 13:34-35)




A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity. - (Proverbs 17:17)




Love is patient and is kind; love doesn’t envy. Love doesn’t brag, is not proud, doesn’t behave itself inappropriately, doesn’t seek its own way, is not provoked, takes no account of evil; doesn’t rejoice in unrighteousness, but rejoices with the truth; bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. - (1 Corinthians 13:4-7)




But I say to you who hear: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, and pray for those who spitefully use you. To him who strikes you on the one cheek, offer the other also. And from him who takes away your cloak, do not withhold your tunic either. Give to everyone who asks of you. And from him who takes away your goods do not ask them back. And just as you want men to do to you, you also do to them likewise. But if you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? For even sinners love those who love them. (Luke 6:27-32)




My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends. - (John 15:12-13)




‘Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against one of your people, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the LORD. - (Leviticus 19:18)




Hatred stirs up dissension, but love covers over all wrongs. - (Proverbs 10:12)





More Bible Verses About Love


So Jacob worked seven years to pay for Rachel. But his love for her was so strong that it seemed to him but a few days. - (Genesis 29:20)




Those who love their children care enough to discipline them. - (Proverbs 13:24)




A bowl of vegetables with someone you love is better than steak with someone you hate. - (Proverbs 15:17)




Love prospers when a fault is forgiven, but dwelling on it separates close friends. - (Proverbs 17:9)




There are three things that amaze me—
no, four things that I don’t understand:
how an eagle glides through the sky,
how a snake slithers on a rock,
how a ship navigates the ocean,
how a man loves a woman. - (Proverbs 30:18-19)




Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.

Let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, since as members of one body you were called to peace. And be thankful. Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom, and as you sing psalms, hymns and spiritual songs with gratitude in your hearts to God. And whatever you do, whether in word or deed, do it all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks to God the Father through him.

Wives, submit to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.
Husbands, love your wives and do not be harsh with them. - (Colossians 3:12-19)




My lover is mine, and I am his. - (Song of Solomon 2:16)




How delightful is your love, my sister, my bride! How much more pleasing is your love than wine, and the fragrance of your perfume than any spice! - (Song of Solomon 4:10)




Place me like a seal over your heart, like a seal on your arm; for love is as strong as death, its jealousy unyielding as the grave. It burns like blazing fire, like a mighty flame. - (Song of Solomon 8:6)




Many waters cannot quench love; rivers cannot wash it away. If one were to give all the wealth of his house for love, it would be utterly scorned. - (Song of Solomon 8:7)




Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her. - (Ephesians 5:25)




However, each one of you also must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband. - (Ephesians 5:33)




And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity. - (Colossians 3:14)




This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers. - (1 John 3:16)




Dear children, let us not love with words or tongue but with actions and in truth. - (1 John 3:18)




There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love. - (1 John 4:18)





Bible Quotes on Love


I am the vine; you are the branches. If a man remains in me and I in him, he will bear much fruit; apart from me you can do nothing. If anyone does not remain in me, he is like a branch that is thrown away and withers; such branches are picked up, thrown into the fire and burned. If you remain in me and my words remain in you, ask whatever you wish, and it will be given you. This is to my Father’s glory, that you bear much fruit, showing yourselves to be my disciples. - (John 15:5-8)




Through Jesus, therefore, let us continually offer to God a sacrifice of praise—the fruit of lips that confess his name. And do not forget to do good and to share with others, for with such sacrifices God is pleased. - (Hebrews 13:15-15)




Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world. - (James 1:27)




Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ, through whom we have gained access by faith into this grace in which we now stand. And we rejoice in the hope of the glory of God. Not only so, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance, character; and character, hope. And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom he has given us. - (Romans 5:1-4)




Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength. - (Deuteronomy 6:5)




I belong to my lover,
and his desire is for me.

Come, my lover, let us go to the countryside,
let us spend the night in the villages.

Let us go early to the vineyards
to see if the vines have budded,
if their blossoms have opened,
and if the pomegranates are in bloom
there I will give you my love. - (Song of Solomon 7:10-12)




Place me like a seal over your heart,
like a seal on your arm;
for love is as strong as death,
its jealousy unyielding as the grave.
It burns like blazing fire,
like a mighty flame.

Many waters cannot quench love;
rivers cannot wash it away.
If one were to give
all the wealth of his house for love,
it would be utterly scorned. - (Song of Solomon 8:6-7)




My lover spoke and said to me,
“Arise, my darling,
my beautiful one, and come with me.

See! The winter is past;
the rains are over and gone.

Flowers appear on the earth;
the season of pruning has come,
the cooing of doves
is heard in our land.

The fig tree forms its early fruit;
the blossoming vines spread their fragrance.
Arise, come, my darling;
my beautiful one, come with me.” - (Song of Solomon 2:10-13)




But you are not in the flesh, but in the spirit, if so be that the Spirit of God dwell in you. Now if any man have not the Spirit of Christ, he is none of his. And if Christ be in you, the body indeed is dead, because of sin; but the spirit liveth, because of justification. And if the Spirit of him that raised up Jesus from the dead, dwell in you; he that raised up Jesus Christ from the dead, shall quicken also your mortal bodies, because of his Spirit that dwelleth in you. Therefore, brethren, we are debtors, not to the flesh, to live according to the flesh. For if you live according to the flesh, you shall die: but if by the Spirit you mortify the deeds of the flesh, you shall live. For whosoever are led by the Spirit of God, they are the sons of God. For you have not received the spirit of bondage again in fear; but you have received the spirit of adoption of sons, whereby we cry: Abba (Father). For the Spirit himself giveth testimony to our spirit, that we are the sons of God. And if sons, heirs also; heirs indeed of God, and joint heirs with Christ: yet so, if we suffer with him, that we may be also glorified with him. - (Romans 8:9-17)

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