100 Bible Verses about Gods Love

John 3:16 ESV / 5,033 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 / 3,212 helpful votes

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

Zephaniah 3:17 ESV / 2,731 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 4:16 ESV / 2,682 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 / 2,443 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 3:1 ESV / 2,418 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.

Galatians 2:20 ESV / 2,392 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.

1 John 4:8 ESV / 2,297 helpful votes

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

1 John 4:19 ESV / 2,138 helpful votes

We love because he first loved us.

1 John 4:7 ESV / 2,115 helpful votes

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

Psalm 86:15 ESV / 1,939 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 2:4-5 ESV / 1,907 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—

Jeremiah 31:3 ESV / 1,815 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.

1 Peter 5:6-7 ESV / 1,744 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 4:7-8 ESV / 1,578 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.

Deuteronomy 7:9 ESV / 1,529 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,

John 15:13 ESV / 1,515 helpful votes

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

1 John 4:18 ESV / 1,404 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.

Psalm 136:26 ESV / 1,404 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 13:13 ESV / 1,333 helpful votes

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

Jeremiah 29:11 ESV / 1,308 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.

Romans 8:38-39 ESV / 1,227 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.

1 John 4:9-11 ESV / 1,189 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.

Proverbs 10:12 ESV / 1,165 helpful votes

Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all offenses.

Romans 5:5 ESV / 1,137 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.

Isaiah 54:10 ESV / 1,097 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.

Ephesians 5:25 ESV / 1,092 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 3:17-19 ESV / 1,065 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.

1 Corinthians 13:1-13 ESV / 1,036 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; ...

1 John 4:10 ESV / 1,033 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.

John 15:9-17 ESV / 1,031 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. ...

Proverbs 17:17 ESV / 1,007 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 13:4-8 ESV / 981 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 Peter 4:8 ESV / 962 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 4:2 ESV / 952 helpful votes

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

John 13:34-35 ESV / 931 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.”

Matthew 22:37-39 ESV / 887 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.

Colossians 3:14 ESV / 871 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 13:4-7 ESV / 868 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 8:28 ESV / 840 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.

Isaiah 49:15-16 ESV / 828 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 63:3 ESV / 828 helpful votes

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

Matthew 5:43-48 ESV / 811 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? ...

2 Thessalonians 3:5 ESV / 789 helpful votes

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

Galatians 5:22-23 ESV / 782 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.

Romans 8:35-39 ESV / 780 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 John 4:9-10 ESV / 777 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 52:8 ESV / 755 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.

Romans 13:8 ESV / 753 helpful votes

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

Lamentations 3:22-23 ESV / 722 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.

Song of Solomon 8:6-7 ESV / 720 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.

Romans 5:2-5 ESV / 719 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.

Hebrews 12:6 ESV / 715 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 41:13 ESV / 703 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.”

John 3:16-17 ESV / 699 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 / 694 helpful votes

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

1 John 5:3 ESV / 676 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 2:4 ESV / 670 helpful votes

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

Psalm 109:26 ESV / 657 helpful votes

Help me, O Lord my God! Save me according to your steadfast love!

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 656 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 13:7 ESV / 648 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 643 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.

Romans 12:9 ESV / 625 helpful votes

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

Psalm 103:11 ESV / 620 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 8:17 ESV / 612 helpful votes

I love those who love me, and those who seek me diligently find me.

John 16:27 ESV / 607 helpful votes

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

Joshua 1:9 ESV / 593 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 36:7 ESV / 591 helpful votes

How precious is your steadfast love, O God! The children of mankind take refuge in the shadow of your wings.

John 14:23 ESV / 588 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.

Isaiah 43:4 ESV / 582 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.

John 15:12 ESV / 571 helpful votes

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

1 John 3:18 ESV / 555 helpful votes

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

Psalm 136:2-3 ESV / 545 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;

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 544 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

Matthew 6:24 ESV / 544 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.

Titus 3:4-5 ESV / 540 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,

Jude 1:21 ESV / 530 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 16:14 ESV / 519 helpful votes

Let all that you do be done in love.

John 14:15 ESV / 518 helpful votes

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

Psalm 103:8 ESV / 516 helpful votes

The Lord is merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love.

1 John 4:12 ESV / 503 helpful votes

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

Mark 12:29-31 ESV / 501 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.”

Psalm 48:9 ESV / 494 helpful votes

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

1 John 3:16 ESV / 489 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.

Ephesians 3:16-21 ESV / 489 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 18:1 ESV / 475 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.

John 15:12-13 ESV / 473 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.

John 14:21 ESV / 464 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.”

Psalm 136:1-26 ESV / 464 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; ...

John 15:9-10 ESV / 452 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.

1 John 4:9 ESV / 432 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.

John 13:34 ESV / 426 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 3:3-4 ESV / 392 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.

Ephesians 5:33 ESV / 368 helpful votes

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

John 15:9 ESV / 363 helpful votes

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

Exodus 34:6 ESV / 346 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,

Proverbs 13:24 ESV / 340 helpful votes

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

Proverbs 3:12 ESV / 340 helpful votes

For the Lord reproves him whom he loves, as a father the son in whom he delights.

James 1:17 ESV / 327 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.

Romans 13:8-10 ESV / 326 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.

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