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30 Bible Verses about Love - Loving Scripture Quotes



If there is one perfect source for information about what love is and how to love it is the Bible! Scripture tells us that God is love, that He loved the world so much that He sent His son to die for us, and that our greatest commandment is to love one another. The entire message of the Gospel is centered on the very act of love. 

You have turned to a perfect resource for what Scriptures tells us about love. We have compiled our favorite Bible verses about love in relation to marriage, loving one another, and God's love for us.  In 1 Corinthians, Scripture goes into great detail describing the attributes of love: "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." 

Most Popular Bible Verses About Love

Most Popular Bible Verses About Love

John 3:16

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 8:28

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

1 Corinthians 13:4-8

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away.

1 Corinthians 13:13

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

Colossians 3:14

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

1 Peter 4:8

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

John 15:13

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

Romans 8:39

neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Bible Verse's About God's Love

Bible Verse's About God's Love

1 John 3:1

See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are!

1 John 4:18-29

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. We love because he first loved us.

 1 John 4:7-8

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.

Deuteronomy 7:9

Know therefore that the LORD your God is God; he is the faithful God, keeping his covenant of love to a thousand generations of those who love him and keep his commandments.

Galatians 2:20

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

Jeremiah 31:30

The LORD appeared to us in the past, saying: “I have loved you with an everlasting love; I have drawn you with unfailing kindness.

John 3:16

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

Ephesians 2:4-5

But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy,  made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions—it is by grace you have been saved.

Bible Quotes About Loving One Another

Bible Quotes About Loving One Another

John 15:13

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

John 13:34

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.

Ephesians 4:2 

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

Romans 12:9-10

Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good.  Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.

Proverbs 17:17

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

1 John 4:20

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.

Bible Verses About Love in Marriage 

Bible Verses About Love in Marriage 

Genesis 2:24

Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.

Ephesians 5:25

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

Ephesians 5:33

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

Ephesians 5:31

Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.

Colossians 3:18-19

Wives, submit to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord. Husbands, love your wives, and do not be harsh with them.

 

Christian Love Quotes

Christian Love Quotes

"Human love is directed to the other person for his own sake, spiritual love loves him for Christ's sake. Therefore, human love seeks direct contact with the other person; it loves him not as a free person but as one whom it binds to itself. It wants to gain, to capture by every means; it uses force. It desires to be irresistible, to rule." - Dietrich Bonhoeffer

"Forgive and give as if it were your last opportunity. Love like there's no tomorrow, and if tomorrow comes, love again." - Max Lucado

"God proved His love on the Cross. When Christ hung, and bled, and died, it was God saying to the world, "I love you.'" - Billy Graham

"To love someone means to see him as God intended him." - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"God is love. He didn’t need us. But he wanted us. And that is the most amazing thing." - Rick Warren

"There is no pit so deep, that God’s love is not deeper still."  - Corrie Ten Boom

 

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