Bible Scriptures, Verses About God’s Love

Bible Verses About Love

Love In The Bible

Love in the bible is not the conventional love we as human beings display most times, this love as illustrated in the bible is the Agape love which is Godly love, the type of love that is unconditional, intense, explainable. This type of love is closely emulated by the parent child love, no matter what a child does his or her parent, he is forgiven and loves them more.

Disclaimer: These are not the actual words used in the scriptures, these are slight commentaries that explain the meaning or intent of the verses, so endeavor to read the verses yourself.

1 John 4:19 says

“We Love Him, Because He First Loved Us

This explains simply that he loved us first before we loved him, it is because he loved us that why can love him back, we love our parents because first they brought us into this world by divine order from God and they loved and cared for us, so we grew up to love them.

1 John 4:10 says

“And Love Consists Of This: Not That We Loved God, But That He Loved Us And Sent His Son As AN Atoning Sacrifice For Our Sins

This further buttresses the love in the bible, it makes us understand the depth of God’s love towards us, he was willing to sacrifice his only son for us without us asking without us deserving it just to prove how much he loved us

 

Bible Quotes About Love

According to 1 John 4:20

if you say you love God and you hate your brother then you are a liar, because to love God is to love your brother, because whatever you do unto your brother you do unto God because he created everyone

1 John 4:10 tells us that

You cannot give what you do not have, God is love, so he loved us even before we loved him

According to Luke 7:47 & 1 Peter 4:8

Love covers a multitude of sin, it is not judgmental, love does not condemn

John 15:16 makes us understand that

Love is a choice, you choose to love, it is not a feeling or emotion

According to Galatians 5:22

If you say you have love then you must exhibit the fruit of the spirit of God, which is love, joy, peace, long suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith

Based on 1 Corinthians 13:4-5

You certainly know how to love if you are patient, kind, do not envy, boast or are proud. Furthermore you know what love is if you do not dishonor others, you are not self seeking, do not get angered easily and never keep record of wrongs

1 Corinthians 16:14

Everything must be done in love because that is a commandment from God, he created us to love and be loved

Proverbs 3:3-4

You will know you love and are loved when faithfulness never leaves you but hangs on to the collar of your neck and is embedded in your heart

Colossians 3:14

Nothing else matters except love, peace and unity

Ephesians 4:2

You understand love when you are completely humble, gentle and accommodating

1 John 4:16

To truly know how to love, you must know and rely on the love that God has for us, because God is love, if you live in love, you live in God and God lives in you

1 John 4:19

You have to loved first before you can love, so God already loved you so you have to love others, we love God because he loved us first

1 Corinthians 13:13

Hope, Love & Faith are great but love is the greatest of all three

Romans 12:9

Are you sincere? because love is sincere, it is good and it hates evil

John 15:12

You know you are obedient when you love others the way God has loved you, because it is an express command

 

Bible Verses About God’s Love

Here are a few verses that explains the mystery of God’s love towards us

Isaiah 49:15-16

Here God is expressing his love by comparing it with a mother and her baby, a mother is attached to her child that she can never forget her baby at her breast, also he says can a mother not have compassion on her child that she may forget such child? Such is God’s love towards us. I will not forget you, look i have imprinted you on the palms of my hands and your walls are ever before me. Very powerful isn’t it

John 15:13

Really, who can lay down his or her life for his or her brother? But that what God did for us to redeem us, because he loved us dearly

1 Corinthians 2:9

God has prepared for us, what eyes has not seen, what ears haven’t heard before and what no human mind has conceived, because he loves us, such is his undying love towards us, he always wants the best for us

Romans 8:38-39

Here we are made to understand that nothing can seperate God’s love from us, neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present or future, not even any powers, height or depth, not even anything in all creation.

Psalm 30:5

God’s love for us is so intense that his anger lasts only for a moment, his favour lasts for a lifetime, even though weeping may endure for a night, but joy will surely come in the morning

Lamentations 3:22-23

God loves us so much that we will not be consumed for his compassions can never fail, they are new every morning, so great is his faithfulness

Psalm 103:8

As always, God is always slow to anger, compassionate and abounding in love towards us

Psalm 86:5

Because God loves us, he is forgiving, good and abounding in love towards us when he call on him

Psalm 103:13

God is compassionate towards us his children just as a father who is compassionate towards his children

Ephesians 2:4-5

God’s love towards us is great, his love is rich in mercy, makes us alive with Christ even while we were yet dead in transgressions, he saved us by his grace

Psalm 33:5

God’s love is unfailing to all the earth, he loves righteousness and justice

 

Scriptures On Love

Matthew 19:19

This verses admonishes us to Honor our parents and love our neighbors as ourselves, in another verse God says the rewards for obeying this is that so that we may live long

1 John 4:17

We are made to understand here that if we have material possessions and see others in need and have no pity on them, we cannot say we have the love of God in us

Revelation 3:19

You need to understand that, if God rebukes and disciplines you, it’s because he loves you. So be earnest and repent

Galatians 5:13

We are made to understand here that, we have been freed, but not to indulge in the flesh but rather to serve one another humbly in love

Psalm 33:5

Honestly we always claim to love God, but to truly loving God is to keep his commandments

1 John 4:7

We are being told here that we should love one another, for love comes from God and everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God