100 Bible Verses about Love Of God

John 3:16 ESV / 242 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.

Romans 5:8 ESV / 160 helpful votes

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

1 John 4:19 ESV / 151 helpful votes

We love because he first loved us.

1 John 4:8 ESV / 146 helpful votes

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

Galatians 2:20 ESV / 136 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.

John 15:13 ESV / 125 helpful votes

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

1 John 4:7 ESV / 123 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 13:13 ESV / 107 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 5:25 ESV / 105 helpful votes

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

1 John 4:16 ESV / 102 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.

Zephaniah 3:17 ESV / 94 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 3:1 ESV / 93 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.

1 John 4:20 ESV / 82 helpful votes

If anyone says, “I love God,” and hates his brother, he is a liar; for he who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen.

Romans 8:37-39 ESV / 82 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 / 79 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.

John 13:34 ESV / 79 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.

Romans 8:38-39 ESV / 75 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.

Jeremiah 31:3 ESV / 75 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.

Ephesians 2:4-5 ESV / 72 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—

Proverbs 10:12 ESV / 72 helpful votes

Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all offenses.

Colossians 3:14 ESV / 69 helpful votes

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

1 John 4:10 ESV / 67 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.

1 Peter 4:8 ESV / 65 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 4:2 ESV / 65 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 17:17 ESV / 64 helpful votes

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

Psalm 86:15 ESV / 64 helpful votes

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

Matthew 22:37-39 ESV / 63 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.

1 Corinthians 13:4-8 ESV / 62 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.

1 John 4:7-8 ESV / 59 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.

1 John 5:3 ESV / 58 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 7:9 ESV / 58 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 John 3:18 ESV / 57 helpful votes

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

1 Peter 5:6-7 ESV / 54 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.

1 John 4:9-11 ESV / 53 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.

2 Thessalonians 3:5 ESV / 51 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 2:4 ESV / 49 helpful votes

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

Romans 5:5 ESV / 49 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.

Romans 8:28 ESV / 48 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.

John 13:34-35 ESV / 47 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 136:26 ESV / 47 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 13:1-13 ESV / 46 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; ...

John 15:9-17 ESV / 46 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. ...

1 John 4:9-10 ESV / 45 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.

Psalm 63:3 ESV / 45 helpful votes

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

Romans 13:8 ESV / 44 helpful votes

Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.

John 14:21 ESV / 44 helpful votes

Whoever has my commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves me. And he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to him.”

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 44 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.

Ephesians 5:33 ESV / 43 helpful votes

However, let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband.

Romans 12:9 ESV / 42 helpful votes

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

Romans 8:39 ESV / 42 helpful votes

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.

Matthew 6:24 ESV / 42 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.

1 Corinthians 13:4-7 ESV / 39 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.

Romans 12:10 ESV / 39 helpful votes

Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.

John 14:23 ESV / 39 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 John 3:16 ESV / 38 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.

John 15:12 ESV / 38 helpful votes

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

John 14:15 ESV / 38 helpful votes

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

Romans 5:2-5 ESV / 37 helpful votes

Through him we have also obtained access by faith into this grace in which we stand, and we rejoice in hope of the glory of God. More than that, we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope, 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.

Matthew 5:43-48 ESV / 37 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 54:10 ESV / 37 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.

Jude 1:21 ESV / 36 helpful votes

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

Mark 12:29-31 ESV / 36 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.”

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 36 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 43:4 ESV / 35 helpful votes

Because you are precious in my eyes, and honored, and I love you, I give men in return for you, peoples in exchange for your life.

Song of Solomon 8:6-7 ESV / 35 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.

1 John 4:12 ESV / 34 helpful votes

No one has ever seen God; if we love one another, God abides in us and his love is perfected in us.

Ephesians 5:2 ESV / 34 helpful votes

And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.

1 Corinthians 13:2 ESV / 34 helpful votes

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.

Ephesians 3:17-19 ESV / 33 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.

John 15:12-13 ESV / 33 helpful votes

“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.

Romans 8:35-39 ESV / 32 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.

1 Corinthians 2:9 ESV / 31 helpful votes

But, as it is written, “What no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man imagined, what God has prepared for those who love him”—

John 3:16-17 ESV / 31 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.

Ephesians 3:19 ESV / 30 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 13:4 ESV / 30 helpful votes

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

Psalm 52:8 ESV / 30 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.

Joshua 1:9 ESV / 30 helpful votes

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

Psalm 18:1 ESV / 29 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.

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 28 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Psalm 103:11 ESV / 28 helpful votes

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

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 27 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,

1 John 3:1-24 ESV / 27 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. Beloved, we are God's children now, and what we will be has not yet appeared; but we know that when he appears we shall be like him, because we shall see him as he is. And everyone who thus hopes in him purifies himself as he is pure. Everyone who makes a practice of sinning also practices lawlessness; sin is lawlessness. You know that he appeared to take away sins, and in him there is no sin. ...

Hebrews 6:10 ESV / 27 helpful votes

For God is not unjust so as to overlook your work and the love that you have shown for his name in serving the saints, as you still do.

Isaiah 49:15-16 ESV / 27 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.

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 26 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. ...

Leviticus 19:18 ESV / 26 helpful votes

You shall not take vengeance or bear a grudge against the sons of your own people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself: I am the Lord.

James 1:17 ESV / 25 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.

Ephesians 5:25-26 ESV / 25 helpful votes

Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her, that he might sanctify her, having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word,

Ephesians 1:4 ESV / 25 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

Ephesians 4:2-3 ESV / 24 helpful votes

With all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.

1 Corinthians 16:14 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Let all that you do be done in love.

1 John 2:15 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Do not love the world or the things in the world. If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.

Galatians 5:22 ESV / 23 helpful votes

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,

1 Corinthians 13:4-5 ESV / 23 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;

James 2:8 ESV / 22 helpful votes

If you really fulfill the royal law according to the Scripture, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself,” you are doing well.

John 16:27 ESV / 22 helpful votes

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

Mark 12:31 ESV / 22 helpful votes

The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.”

Deuteronomy 7:7-8 ESV / 22 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.

Romans 13:10 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Love does no wrong to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.

Proverbs 3:3-4 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Let not steadfast love and faithfulness forsake you; bind them around your neck; write them on the tablet of your heart. So you will find favor and good success in the sight of God and man.

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