100 Bible Verses about Gods Love

John 3:16 ESV / 880 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

1 John 4:8 ESV / 719 helpful votes

Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love.

Romans 5:8 ESV / 538 helpful votes

But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

1 John 4:16 ESV / 478 helpful votes

So we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and whoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him.

Romans 8:37-39 ESV / 463 helpful votes

No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.

1 John 4:18 ESV / 415 helpful votes

There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love.

1 John 4:7 ESV / 376 helpful votes

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God.

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 341 helpful votes

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.

Jeremiah 31:3 ESV / 332 helpful votes

The Lord appeared to him from far away. I have loved you with an everlasting love; therefore I have continued my faithfulness to you.

Galatians 2:20 ESV / 322 helpful votes

I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me.

Zephaniah 3:17 ESV / 304 helpful votes

The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing.

1 John 4:19 ESV / 283 helpful votes

We love because he first loved us.

Ephesians 3:17-19 ESV / 266 helpful votes

So that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith—that you, being rooted and grounded in love, may have strength to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.

Romans 8:38-39 ESV / 255 helpful votes

For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.

John 15:13 ESV / 249 helpful votes

Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.

1 John 3:1 ESV / 230 helpful votes

See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him.

Isaiah 54:10 ESV / 218 helpful votes

For the mountains may depart and the hills be removed, but my steadfast love shall not depart from you, and my covenant of peace shall not be removed,” says the Lord, who has compassion on you.

1 John 4:9-12 ESV / 214 helpful votes

In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him. In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins. Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. No one has ever seen God; if we love one another, God abides in us and his love is perfected in us.

Ephesians 5:25 ESV / 206 helpful votes

Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her,

1 Peter 5:6-7 ESV / 196 helpful votes

Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

Psalm 103:11 ESV / 187 helpful votes

For as high as the heavens are above the earth, so great is his steadfast love toward those who fear him;

Matthew 5:43-48 ESV / 184 helpful votes

“You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven. For he makes his sun rise on the evil and on the good, and sends rain on the just and on the unjust. For if you love those who love you, what reward do you have? Do not even the tax collectors do the same? And if you greet only your brothers, what more are you doing than others? Do not even the Gentiles do the same? ...

Isaiah 49:15-16 ESV / 180 helpful votes

“Can a woman forget her nursing child, that she should have no compassion on the son of her womb? Even these may forget, yet I will not forget you. Behold, I have engraved you on the palms of my hands; your walls are continually before me.

Proverbs 10:12 ESV / 179 helpful votes

Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all offenses.

Ephesians 2:4-5 ESV / 172 helpful votes

But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved—

1 Corinthians 13:13 ESV / 172 helpful votes

So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.

1 John 4:10 ESV / 169 helpful votes

In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins.

Matthew 22:37-39 ESV / 169 helpful votes

And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment. And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.

Proverbs 17:17 ESV / 166 helpful votes

A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.

John 13:34-35 ESV / 160 helpful votes

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.”

Psalm 86:15 ESV / 155 helpful votes

But you, O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness.

Psalm 136:26 ESV / 154 helpful votes

Give thanks to the God of heaven, for his steadfast love endures forever.

Luke 12:7 ESV / 150 helpful votes

Why, even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not; you are of more value than many sparrows.

Romans 8:28 ESV / 149 helpful votes

And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose.

Romans 5:5 ESV / 146 helpful votes

And hope does not put us to shame, because God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.

1 John 4:7-8 ESV / 145 helpful votes

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.

John 15:12 ESV / 142 helpful votes

“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.

John 14:15 ESV / 138 helpful votes

“If you love me, you will keep my commandments.

Psalm 36:5 ESV / 137 helpful votes

Your steadfast love, O Lord, extends to the heavens, your faithfulness to the clouds.

1 John 4:9-10 ESV / 136 helpful votes

In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him. In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins.

1 John 5:3 ESV / 135 helpful votes

For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome.

1 John 3:16 ESV / 133 helpful votes

By this we know love, that he laid down his life for us, and we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers.

1 John 4:9-11 ESV / 131 helpful votes

In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him. In this is love, not that we have loved God but that he loved us and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins. Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.

Romans 13:8-10 ESV / 125 helpful votes

Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law. For the commandments, “You shall not commit adultery, You shall not murder, You shall not steal, You shall not covet,” and any other commandment, are summed up in this word: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” Love does no wrong to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.

Romans 8:35-39 ESV / 125 helpful votes

Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword? As it is written, “For your sake we are being killed all the day long; we are regarded as sheep to be slaughtered.” No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.

John 3:16-17 ESV / 125 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him.

1 Corinthians 13:1-13 ESV / 122 helpful votes

If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. If I give away all I have, and if I deliver up my body to be burned, but have not love, I gain nothing. Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; ...

Psalm 52:8 ESV / 121 helpful votes

But I am like a green olive tree in the house of God. I trust in the steadfast love of God forever and ever.

Deuteronomy 7:9 ESV / 121 helpful votes

Know therefore that the Lord your God is God, the faithful God who keeps covenant and steadfast love with those who love him and keep his commandments, to a thousand generations,

1 Corinthians 13:4-8 ESV / 119 helpful votes

Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never ends. As for prophecies, they will pass away; as for tongues, they will cease; as for knowledge, it will pass away.

John 15:9-17 ESV / 118 helpful votes

As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Abide in my love. If you keep my commandments, you will abide in my love, just as I have kept my Father's commandments and abide in his love. These things I have spoken to you, that my joy may be in you, and that your joy may be full. “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. ...

Galatians 5:22-23 ESV / 116 helpful votes

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.

Ephesians 3:19 ESV / 114 helpful votes

And to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled with all the fullness of God.

Psalm 136:1-26 ESV / 114 helpful votes

Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good, for his steadfast love endures forever. Give thanks to the God of gods, for his steadfast love endures forever. Give thanks to the Lord of lords, for his steadfast love endures forever; to him who alone does great wonders, for his steadfast love endures forever; to him who by understanding made the heavens, for his steadfast love endures forever; ...

1 Peter 4:8 ESV / 113 helpful votes

Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.

Ephesians 2:4 ESV / 112 helpful votes

But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us,

1 John 4:9 ESV / 111 helpful votes

In this the love of God was made manifest among us, that God sent his only Son into the world, so that we might live through him.

1 Corinthians 13:4-7 ESV / 109 helpful votes

Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

John 14:23 ESV / 107 helpful votes

Jesus answered him, “If anyone loves me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him.

1 Corinthians 13:4 ESV / 106 helpful votes

Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant

John 16:27 ESV / 103 helpful votes

For the Father himself loves you, because you have loved me and have believed that I came from God.

Ephesians 4:2 ESV / 102 helpful votes

With all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love,

Matthew 6:24 ESV / 101 helpful votes

“No one can serve two masters, for either he will hate the one and love the other, or he will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and money.

Romans 12:9 ESV / 99 helpful votes

Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good.

Lamentations 3:22-23 ESV / 99 helpful votes

The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.

Isaiah 41:13 ESV / 96 helpful votes

For I, the Lord your God, hold your right hand; it is I who say to you, “Fear not, I am the one who helps you.”

Song of Solomon 8:6-7 ESV / 96 helpful votes

Set me as a seal upon your heart, as a seal upon your arm, for love is strong as death, jealousy is fierce as the grave. Its flashes are flashes of fire, the very flame of the Lord. Many waters cannot quench love, neither can floods drown it. If a man offered for love all the wealth of his house, he would be utterly despised.

James 1:17 ESV / 94 helpful votes

Every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of lights with whom there is no variation or shadow due to change.

Revelation 1:1-20 ESV / 91 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John, who bore witness to the word of God and to the testimony of Jesus Christ, even to all that he saw. Blessed is the one who reads aloud the words of this prophecy, and blessed are those who hear, and who keep what is written in it, for the time is near. John to the seven churches that are in Asia: Grace to you and peace from him who is and who was and who is to come, and from the seven spirits who are before his throne, and from Jesus Christ the faithful witness, the firstborn of the dead, and the ruler of kings on earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood ...

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 90 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 90 helpful votes

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Ephesians 1:4 ESV / 89 helpful votes

Even as he chose us in him before the foundation of the world, that we should be holy and blameless before him. In love

Psalm 26:3 ESV / 89 helpful votes

For your steadfast love is before my eyes, and I walk in your faithfulness.

Psalm 18:1 ESV / 89 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David, the servant of the Lord, who addressed the words of this song to the Lord on the day when the Lord rescued him from the hand of all his enemies, and from the hand of Saul. He said: I love you, O Lord, my strength.

Mark 12:29-31 ESV / 88 helpful votes

Jesus answered, “The most important is, ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one. And 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.’ The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.”

Titus 3:4-5 ESV / 86 helpful votes

But when the goodness and loving kindness of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of works done by us in righteousness, but according to his own mercy, by the washing of regeneration and renewal of the Holy Spirit,

Colossians 3:14 ESV / 86 helpful votes

And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony.

Matthew 10:29-31 ESV / 85 helpful votes

Are not two sparrows sold for a penny? And not one of them will fall to the ground apart from your Father. But even the hairs of your head are all numbered. Fear not, therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows.

1 John 3:18 ESV / 84 helpful votes

Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth.

John 13:34 ESV / 81 helpful votes

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.

Proverbs 13:24 ESV / 80 helpful votes

Whoever spares the rod hates his son, but he who loves him is diligent to discipline him.

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 76 helpful votes

Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!

Ephesians 2:10 ESV / 75 helpful votes

For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.

2 Thessalonians 3:5 ESV / 73 helpful votes

May the Lord direct your hearts to the love of God and to the steadfastness of Christ.

Micah 7:18 ESV / 73 helpful votes

Who is a God like you, pardoning iniquity and passing over transgression for the remnant of his inheritance? He does not retain his anger forever, because he delights in steadfast love.

John 15:9 ESV / 72 helpful votes

As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Abide in my love.

Psalm 63:3 ESV / 72 helpful votes

Because your steadfast love is better than life, my lips will praise you.

Romans 5:10 ESV / 69 helpful votes

For if while we were enemies we were reconciled to God by the death of his Son, much more, now that we are reconciled, shall we be saved by his life.

Exodus 34:6 ESV / 69 helpful votes

The Lord passed before him and proclaimed, “The Lord, the Lord, a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness,

Jude 1:21 ESV / 68 helpful votes

Keep yourselves in the love of God, waiting for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ that leads to eternal life.

Ephesians 3:16-21 ESV / 68 helpful votes

That according to the riches of his glory he may grant you to be strengthened with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith—that you, being rooted and grounded in love, may have strength to comprehend with all the saints what is the breadth and length and height and depth, and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, that you may be filled with all the fullness of God. Now to him who is able to do far more abundantly than all that we ask or think, according to the power at work within us, ...

Psalm 48:9 ESV / 64 helpful votes

We have thought on your steadfast love, O God, in the midst of your temple.

1 Corinthians 13:7 ESV / 62 helpful votes

Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

Psalm 136:2-3 ESV / 57 helpful votes

Give thanks to the God of gods, for his steadfast love endures forever. Give thanks to the Lord of lords, for his steadfast love endures forever;

Deuteronomy 7:7-8 ESV / 57 helpful votes

It was not because you were more in number than any other people that the Lord set his love on you and chose you, for you were the fewest of all peoples, but it is because the Lord loves you and is keeping the oath that he swore to your fathers, that the Lord has brought you out with a mighty hand and redeemed you from the house of slavery, from the hand of Pharaoh king of Egypt.

Malachi 3:17 ESV / 56 helpful votes

“They shall be mine, says the Lord of hosts, in the day when I make up my treasured possession, and I will spare them as a man spares his son who serves him.

Revelation 3:19 ESV / 51 helpful votes

Those whom I love, I reprove and discipline, so be zealous and repent.

Psalm 139:1-24 ESV / 48 helpful votes

To the choirmaster. A Psalm of David. O Lord, you have searched me and known me! You know when I sit down and when I rise up; you discern my thoughts from afar. You search out my path and my lying down and are acquainted with all my ways. Even before a word is on my tongue, behold, O Lord, you know it altogether. You hem me in, behind and before, and lay your hand upon me. ...

Hebrews 12:6 ESV / 45 helpful votes

For the Lord disciplines the one he loves, and chastises every son whom he receives.”

2 Thessalonians 1:1-5 ESV / 42 helpful votes

Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy, To the church of the Thessalonians in God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brothers, as is right, because your faith is growing abundantly, and the love of every one of you for one another is increasing. Therefore we ourselves boast about you in the churches of God for your steadfastness and faith in all your persecutions and in the afflictions that you are enduring. This is evidence of the righteous judgment of God, that you may be considered worthy of the kingdom of God, for which you are also suffering—

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