Bible Verses About Love

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The bible talks about LOVE as being the most important quality for a true believer in Christ.  Below we have some bible verses about Love.  We also have some that can be used specifically for marriages and weddings and then a few love quotes at the end.

Father God, help us to be more loving people.  To love others as you’ve loved us.  Unconditionally. In Jesus Name, Amen

John 3:16 For God expressed His love for the world in this way: He gave His only Son so that whoever believes in Him will not face everlasting destruction, but will have everlasting life.”

1 John 4:8Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love.”

Psalm 31:16Look toward me, and let Your face shine down upon Your servant. Because of Your gracious love, save me!”

1 John 4:18Love will never invoke fear. Perfect love expels fear, particularly the fear of punishment. The one who fears punishment has not been completed through love.”

Psalm 63:3Your steadfast love is better than life itself, so my lips will give You all my praise.”

Romans 5:8But think about this: while we were wasting our lives in sin, God revealed His powerful love to us in a tangible display—the Anointed One died for us.”

1 John 3:18My little children, don’t just talk about love as an idea or a theory. Make it your true way of life, and live in the pattern of gracious love.”

Romans 8:37-39But no matter what comes, we will always taste victory through Him who loved us. For I have every confidence that nothing—not death, life, heavenly messengers, dark spirits, the present, the future, spiritual powers, height, depth, nor any created thing—can come between us and the love of God revealed in the Anointed, Jesus our Lord.”

1 John 3:16We know what true love looks like because of Jesus. He gave His life for us, and He calls us to give our lives for our brothers and sisters.”

1 Peter 4:8Most of all, love each other steadily and unselfishly, because love makes up for many faults.”

Galatians 2:20I have been crucified with the Anointed One—I am no longer alive—but the Anointed is living in me; and whatever life I have left in this failing body I live by the faithfulness of God’s Son, the One who loves me and gave His body on the cross for me.”

Colossians 3:14But above all these, put on love! Love is the perfect tie to bind these together.”

John 15:13There is no greater way to love than to give your life for your friends.”

1 John 3:1Consider the kind of extravagant love the Father has lavished on us—He calls us children of God! It’s true; we are His beloved children. And in the same way the world didn’t recognize Him, the world does not recognize us either.”

Romans 13:8Don’t owe anyone anything, with the exception of love to one another—that is a debt which never ends—because the person who loves others has fulfilled the law.”

Matthew 22:37-39Love the Eternal One your God with all your heart and all your soul and all your mind.” This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is nearly as important, “Love your neighbor as yourself.”

Galatians 5:13Brothers and sisters, God has called you to freedom! Hear the call, and do not spoil this gift by using your liberty to engage in what your flesh desires; instead, use it to serve each other as Jesus taught through love.”

Proverbs 13:24Those who spare the rod of discipline hate their children, but those who are quick to correct them show true love.”

1 Peter 1:22 “Now that you have taken care to purify your souls through your submission to the truth, you can experience real love for each other. So love each other deeply from a [pure] heart.”

Matthew 5:43-48You have been taught to love your neighbor and hate your enemy. But I tell you this: love your enemies. Pray for those who torment you and persecute you— in so doing, you become children of your Father in heaven. He, after all, loves each of us—good and evil, kind and cruel. He causes the sun to rise and shine on evil and good alike. He causes the rain to water the fields of the righteous and the fields of the sinner. It is easy to love those who love you—even a tax collector can love those who love him. And it is easy to greet your friends—even outsiders do that! But you are called to something higher: “Be perfect, as your Father in heaven is perfect.””


Bible Verses on Love and Marriage that can also be used at Weddings

Ephesians 5:33Nevertheless, each husband is to love and protect his own wife as if she were his very heart, and each wife is to respect her own husband.”

Ephesians 5:25Husbands, you must love your wives so deeply, purely, and sacrificially that we can understand it only when we compare it to the love the Anointed One has for His bride, the church. We know He gave Himself up completely to make her His own, washing her clean of all her impurity with water and the powerful presence of His word.”

1 Corinthians 13:4-8 “Love is patient; love is kind. Love isn’t envious, doesn’t boast, brag, or strut about. There’s no arrogance in love; it’s never rude, crude, or indecent—it’s not self-absorbed. Love isn’t easily upset. Love doesn’t tally wrongs or celebrate injustice; but truth—yes, truth—is love’s delight! Love puts up with anything and everything that comes along; it trusts, hopes, and endures no matter what. Love will never become obsolete.”

Song of Solomon 8:7No amount of water can quench love; a raging flood cannot drown it out. If a person tried to exchange all of his wealth for love, then he would be surely rejected.”

Song of Solomon 4:10How beautiful is your love, my sister, my bride! Your love is more pleasing than the finest wine, and the fragrance of your perfume brings more delight than any spice!”

Song of Solomon 2:16My love is mine, and I am his. He grazes among my lilies.”

Song of Solomon 1:2Kiss me with the sweet kisses of your lips, for your love delights me more than wine.”

Proverbs 17:17A true friend loves regardless of the situation, and a real brother exists to share the tough times.”

Proverbs 17:9Those who forgive faults foster love, but those who repeatedly recall them ruin relationships.”

Proverbs 10:12 “Hatred fuels dissension,but love calms all rebellions.”

Love Quotes

Forgive and give as if it were your last opportunity. Love like there’s no tomorrow, and if tomorrow comes, love again. ~ Max Lucado

The hunger for love is much more difficult to remove than the hunger for bread. ~Mother Teresa

God is love. He didn’t need us. But he wanted us. And that is the most amazing thing. ~ Rick Warren

The way to love anything is to realize that it may be lost. ~G.K. Chesterton

Falling in love in a Christian way is to say,’I am excited about your future and I want to be part of getting you there. I’m signing up for the journey with you. Would you sign up for the journey to my true self with me? It’s going to be hard but I want to get there.~ Tim Keller

God loves you just the way you are, but He refuses to leave you that way. He wants you to be just like Jesus. ~ Max Lucado

“You can see God from anywhere if your mind is set to love and obey Him”  ~ A.W. Tozer

Lord, grant that I might not so much seek to be loved as to love.~ St. Francis of Assisi

To love someone means to see them as God intended them. ~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The great thing to remember is that though our feelings come and go God’s love for us does not. ~ C.S. Lewis

 We hope you’ve enjoyed these scriptures on love and the love quotes.  Do you have one that you would like to share with us?  Write it in the comments below.

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