30 Important Bible Verses About Loving God

Deuteronomy 6:5 – The Greatest Commandment

“Love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength.”

Matthew 22:37 – The Greatest Commandment

“Jesus replied: ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.'”

Mark 12:30 – The Greatest Commandment

“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.”

Luke 10:27 – The Greatest Commandment

“He answered, ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’; and, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.'”

John 14:15 – Love Demonstrated Through Obedience

“If you love me, keep my commands.”

John 14:21 – Love Demonstrated Through Obedience

“Whoever has my commands and keeps them is the one who loves me. The one who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I too will love them and show myself to them.”

1 John 2:5 – Love Demonstrated Through Obedience

“But if anyone obeys his word, love for God is truly made complete in them. This is how we know we are in him:”

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1 John 5:3 – Love Demonstrated Through Obedience

“In fact, this is love for God: to keep his commands. And his commands are not burdensome,”

Matthew 5:43-44 – Love Your Enemies

“You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,”

Luke 6:27 – Love Your Enemies

“But to you who are listening I say: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you,”

Matthew 22:39 – Love Your Neighbor

“And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.'”

Mark 12:31 – Love Your Neighbor

“The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no commandment greater than these.”

Luke 10:27 – Love Your Neighbor

“He answered, ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’; and, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.'”

1 John 4:7-8 – God is Love

“Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.”

1 Corinthians 16:14 – Let All You Do Be Done in Love

“Do everything in love.”

1 John 4:19 – We Love Because He First Loved Us

“We love because he first loved us.”

Romans 12:9 – Love Must Be Sincere

“Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.”

1 Peter 4:8 – Love Covers a Multitude of Sins

“Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.”

Galatians 5:22-23 – The Fruit of the Spirit

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.”

Colossians 3:14 – Put on Love

“And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.”

Ephesians 5:2 – Walk in the Way of Love

“And walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.”

1 Corinthians 13:4-7 – The Characteristics of Love

“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.”

Proverbs 10:12 – Love Covers All Offenses

“Hatred stirs up conflict, but love covers over all wrongs.”

Psalm 18:1 – Love for the Lord

“I love you, LORD, my strength.”

Psalm 116:1-2 – Love for the Lord

“I love the LORD, for he heard my voice; he heard my cry for mercy. Because he turned his ear to me, I will call on him as long as I live.”

Psalm 63:3 – Love for the Lord

“Because your love is better than life, my lips will glorify you.”

John 3:16 – God’s Love for the World

“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.”

1 John 3:1 – God’s Lavish Love

“See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him.”

Romans 5:8 – God Demonstrates His Love

“But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.”

1 John 4:10 – God’s Love for Us

“This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.”

Romans 8:38-39 – Nothing Can Separate Us from God’s Love

“For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, 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.”

John 15:13 – Greater Love Has No One Than This

“Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.”

Titus 3:4-5 – God’s Mercy and Love

“But when the kindness and love of God our Savior appeared, he saved us, not because of righteous things we had done, but because of his mercy.”

Romans 13:10 – Love Fulfills the Law

“Love does no harm to a neighbor. Therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.”

1 Timothy 6:11 – Pursue Love and Righteousness

“But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance, and gentleness.”

1 Corinthians 14:1 – Pursue Love

“Follow the way of love and eagerly desire gifts of the Spirit, especially prophecy.”

Philippians 1:9 – Love Abounds with Knowledge and Discernment

“And this is my prayer: that your love may abound more and more in knowledge and depth of insight.”

1 Corinthians 16:14 – Let All You Do Be Done in Love

“Do everything in love.”

1 Peter 1:22 – Love One Another Deeply

“Now that you have purified yourselves by obeying the truth so that you have sincere love for each other, love one another deeply, from the heart.”

1 Thessalonians 3:12 – Increase and Overflow in Love

“May the Lord make your love increase and overflow for each other and for everyone else, just as ours does for you.”

1 Peter 4:8 – Above All, Love Each Other Deeply

“Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.”

1 John 4:11 – Love One Another

“Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.”

Hebrews 10:24 – Spur One Another on to Love

“And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds.”

1 John 4:16 – Live in Love

“So we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and anyone who abides in love abides in God, and God abides in them.”

Matthew 5:46-47 – Love All People

“If you love those who love you, what reward will you get? Are not even the tax collectors doing that? And if you greet only your own people, what are you doing more than others? Do not even pagans do that?”

Romans 12:10 – Outdo One Another in Showing Honor

“Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.”

Romans 13:8 – Owe No One Anything Except Love

“Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for whoever loves others has fulfilled the law.”

1 Peter 3:8 – Love as Brothers and Sisters

“Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble.”

John 13:34-35 – Love One Another as Jesus Loved

“A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples if you love one another.”

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