100 Bible Verses about Lovers Of Themselves

2 Timothy 3:1-5 ESV / 80 helpful votes

But understand this, that in the last days there will come times of difficulty. For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, proud, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, heartless, unappeasable, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not loving good, treacherous, reckless, swollen with conceit, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having the appearance of godliness, but denying its power. Avoid such people.

Daniel 12:4 ESV / 37 helpful votes

But you, Daniel, shut up the words and seal the book, until the time of the end. Many shall run to and fro, and knowledge shall increase.”

2 Timothy 3:2 ESV / 31 helpful votes

For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, proud, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy,

2 Timothy 3:4 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Treacherous, reckless, swollen with conceit, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God,

2 Timothy 4:3 ESV / 28 helpful votes

For the time is coming when people will not endure sound teaching, but having itching ears they will accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their own passions,

Jude 1:7 ESV / 26 helpful votes

Just as Sodom and Gomorrah and the surrounding cities, which likewise indulged in sexual immorality and pursued unnatural desire, serve as an example by undergoing a punishment of eternal fire.

Jude 1:18 ESV / 22 helpful votes

They said to you, “In the last time there will be scoffers, following their own ungodly passions.”

2 Timothy 3:1-17 ESV / 22 helpful votes

But understand this, that in the last days there will come times of difficulty. For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, proud, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, heartless, unappeasable, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not loving good, treacherous, reckless, swollen with conceit, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God, having the appearance of godliness, but denying its power. Avoid such people. ...

Romans 1:26 ESV / 21 helpful votes

For this reason God gave them up to dishonorable passions. For their women exchanged natural relations for those that are contrary to nature;

John 3:16 ESV / 21 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.

Revelation 6:8 ESV / 18 helpful votes

And I looked, and behold, a pale horse! And its rider's name was Death, and Hades followed him. And they were given authority over a fourth of the earth, to kill with sword and with famine and with pestilence and by wild beasts of the earth.

1 Timothy 4:1 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Now the Spirit expressly says that in later times some will depart from the faith by devoting themselves to deceitful spirits and teachings of demons,

Romans 5:8 ESV / 18 helpful votes

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

2 Timothy 3:6 ESV / 16 helpful votes

For among them are those who creep into households and capture weak women, burdened with sins and led astray by various passions,

John 3:3 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Jesus answered him, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless one is born again he cannot see the kingdom of God.”

2 Peter 3:3 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Knowing this first of all, that scoffers will come in the last days with scoffing, following their own sinful desires.

1 Peter 4:8 ESV / 15 helpful votes

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

James 1:22 ESV / 15 helpful votes

But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves.

Romans 13:8 ESV / 15 helpful votes

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

1 John 3:1 ESV / 14 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.

Ephesians 4:2 ESV / 14 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 13:4-8 ESV / 14 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.

Revelation 9:21 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Nor did they repent of their murders or their sorceries or their sexual immorality or their thefts.

2 Timothy 4:4 ESV / 13 helpful votes

And will turn away from listening to the truth and wander off into myths.

Ephesians 2:8-10 ESV / 13 helpful votes

For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast. For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.

1 Corinthians 13:13 ESV / 13 helpful votes

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

2 Timothy 3:1 ESV / 12 helpful votes

But understand this, that in the last days there will come times of difficulty.

1 Timothy 6:10 ESV / 12 helpful votes

For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evils. It is through this craving that some have wandered away from the faith and pierced themselves with many pangs.

Colossians 3:14 ESV / 12 helpful votes

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

Romans 1:27 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And the men likewise gave up natural relations with women and were consumed with passion for one another, men committing shameless acts with men and receiving in themselves the due penalty for their error.

Romans 1:24 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Therefore God gave them up in the lusts of their hearts to impurity, to the dishonoring of their bodies among themselves,

Luke 6:35 ESV / 12 helpful votes

But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return, and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, for he is kind to the ungrateful and the evil.

1 John 4:16 ESV / 11 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.

2 Peter 1:21 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For no prophecy was ever produced by the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.

Ephesians 2:4-5 ESV / 11 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 16:14 ESV / 11 helpful votes

Let all that you do be done in love.

Romans 9:28 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For the Lord will carry out his sentence upon the earth fully and without delay.”

Luke 21:31 ESV / 11 helpful votes

So also, when you see these things taking place, you know that the kingdom of God is near.

Deuteronomy 30:19 ESV / 11 helpful votes

I call heaven and earth to witness against you today, that I have set before you life and death, blessing and curse. Therefore choose life, that you and your offspring may live,

1 John 4:19 ESV / 10 helpful votes

We love because he first loved us.

2 Peter 1:20 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Knowing this first of all, that no prophecy of Scripture comes from someone's own interpretation.

2 Timothy 2:1-26 ESV / 10 helpful votes

You then, my child, be strengthened by the grace that is in Christ Jesus, and what you have heard from me in the presence of many witnesses entrust to faithful men who will be able to teach others also. Share in suffering as a good soldier of Christ Jesus. No soldier gets entangled in civilian pursuits, since his aim is to please the one who enlisted him. An athlete is not crowned unless he competes according to the rules. ...

1 Thessalonians 4:17 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Then we who are alive, who are left, will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we will always be with the Lord.

Philippians 2:3 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves.

Ephesians 4:2-3 ESV / 10 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.

Mark 13:20 ESV / 10 helpful votes

And if the Lord had not cut short the days, no human being would be saved. But for the sake of the elect, whom he chose, he shortened the days.

Matthew 24:3 ESV / 10 helpful votes

As he sat on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately, saying, “Tell us, when will these things be, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the close of the age?”

Song of Solomon 8:6-7 ESV / 10 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.

Psalm 143:8 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Let me hear in the morning of your steadfast love, for in you I trust. Make me know the way I should go, for to you I lift up my soul.

Psalm 36:7 ESV / 10 helpful votes

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

2 Timothy 4:1-22 ESV / 9 helpful votes

I charge you in the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who is to judge the living and the dead, and by his appearing and his kingdom: preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching. For the time is coming when people will not endure sound teaching, but having itching ears they will accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their own passions, and will turn away from listening to the truth and wander off into myths. As for you, always be sober-minded, endure suffering, do the work of an evangelist, fulfill your ministry. ...

2 Timothy 3:1-2 ESV / 9 helpful votes

But understand this, that in the last days there will come times of difficulty. For people will be lovers of self, lovers of money, proud, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy,

Colossians 2:12 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Having been buried with him in baptism, in which you were also raised with him through faith in the powerful working of God, who raised him from the dead.

Galatians 3:27 ESV / 9 helpful votes

For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ.

1 Corinthians 15:51 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Behold! I tell you a mystery. We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed,

1 Corinthians 2:9 ESV / 9 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 15:12-13 ESV / 9 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.

Mark 13:10 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And the gospel must first be proclaimed to all nations.

Matthew 28:19 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,

Matthew 24:39 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And they were unaware until the flood came and swept them all away, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.

Zechariah 14:12 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And this shall be the plague with which the Lord will strike all the peoples that wage war against Jerusalem: their flesh will rot while they are still standing on their feet, their eyes will rot in their sockets, and their tongues will rot in their mouths.

Daniel 12:10 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Many shall purify themselves and make themselves white and be refined, but the wicked shall act wickedly. And none of the wicked shall understand, but those who are wise shall understand.

Proverbs 3:3-4 ESV / 9 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.

Revelation 9:18 ESV / 8 helpful votes

By these three plagues a third of mankind was killed, by the fire and smoke and sulfur coming out of their mouths.

Revelation 6:17 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For the great day of their wrath has come, and who can stand?”

Revelation 3:14-22 ESV / 8 helpful votes

“And to the angel of the church in Laodicea write: ‘The words of the Amen, the faithful and true witness, the beginning of God's creation. “‘I know your works: you are neither cold nor hot. Would that you were either cold or hot! So, because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I will spit you out of my mouth. For you say, I am rich, I have prospered, and I need nothing, not realizing that you are wretched, pitiable, poor, blind, and naked. I counsel you to buy from me gold refined by fire, so that you may be rich, and white garments so that you may clothe yourself and the shame of your nakedness may not be seen, and salve to anoint your eyes, so that you may see. ...

1 Thessalonians 4:16 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For the Lord himself will descend from heaven with a cry of command, with the voice of an archangel, and with the sound of the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first.

2 Corinthians 6:2 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For he says, “In a favorable time I listened to you, and in a day of salvation I have helped you.” Behold, now is the favorable time; behold, now is the day of salvation.

Romans 12:9 ESV / 8 helpful votes

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

Romans 6:4 ESV / 8 helpful votes

We were buried therefore with him by baptism into death, in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead by the glory of the Father, we too might walk in newness of life.

Acts 4:12 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And there is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among men by which we must be saved.”

John 14:6 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

Luke 17:30 ESV / 8 helpful votes

So will it be on the day when the Son of Man is revealed.

Mark 16:16 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned.

Matthew 24:37 ESV / 8 helpful votes

For as were the days of Noah, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.

Matthew 24:1-51 ESV / 8 helpful votes

Jesus left the temple and was going away, when his disciples came to point out to him the buildings of the temple. But he answered them, “You see all these, do you not? Truly, I say to you, there will not be left here one stone upon another that will not be thrown down.” As he sat on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to him privately, saying, “Tell us, when will these things be, and what will be the sign of your coming and of the close of the age?” And Jesus answered them, “See that no one leads you astray. For many will come in my name, saying, ‘I am the Christ,’ and they will lead many astray. ...

Matthew 18:3 ESV / 8 helpful votes

And said, “Truly, I say to you, unless you turn and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven.

Revelation 6:16 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Calling to the mountains and rocks, “Fall on us and hide us from the face of him who is seated on the throne, and from the wrath of the Lamb,

1 John 4:7-8 ESV / 7 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 Timothy 3:3 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Not a drunkard, not violent but gentle, not quarrelsome, not a lover of money.

Colossians 3:5 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry.

Ephesians 5:33 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

Ephesians 5:25 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

1 Corinthians 13:4-5 ESV / 7 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;

1 Corinthians 13:2 ESV / 7 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.

Romans 13:10 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

Romans 12:10 ESV / 7 helpful votes

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

Luke 21:11 ESV / 7 helpful votes

There will be great earthquakes, and in various places famines and pestilences. And there will be terrors and great signs from heaven.

Luke 17:28 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Likewise, just as it was in the days of Lot—they were eating and drinking, buying and selling, planting and building,

Luke 16:14 ESV / 7 helpful votes

The Pharisees, who were lovers of money, heard all these things, and they ridiculed him.

Matthew 28:20 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”

Matthew 24:37-39 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For as were the days of Noah, so will be the coming of the Son of Man. For as in those days before the flood they were eating and drinking, marrying and giving in marriage, until the day when Noah entered the ark, and they were unaware until the flood came and swept them all away, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.

Matthew 24:7 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and there will be famines and earthquakes in various places.

Zechariah 14:8 ESV / 7 helpful votes

On that day living waters shall flow out from Jerusalem, half of them to the eastern sea and half of them to the western sea. It shall continue in summer as in winter.

Proverbs 10:12 ESV / 7 helpful votes

Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all offenses.

1 John 4:7 ESV / 6 helpful votes

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

Galatians 2:20 ESV / 6 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.

Romans 8:37-39 ESV / 6 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.

Micah 5:3 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Therefore he shall give them up until the time when she who is in labor has given birth; then the rest of his brothers shall return to the people of Israel.

Joel 2:32 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And it shall come to pass that everyone who calls on the name of the Lord shall be saved. For in Mount Zion and in Jerusalem there shall be those who escape, as the Lord has said, and among the survivors shall be those whom the Lord calls.

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