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Verses on Love
1 Corinthians 13:4-8
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 Corinthians 16:14
Let all that you do be done in love.
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.”
And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony.
1 John 4:8
Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love.
Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.
1 John 4:7
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God.
1 Peter 4:8
Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.
1 John 4:19
We love because he first loved us.
1 Corinthians 13:1-13
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; …
The second is this: ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no other commandment greater than these.”
“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her,
Hatred stirs up strife, but love covers all offenses.
1 John 4:18
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.
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 Corinthians 13:13
So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.
With all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love,
Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good.
1 John 3:18
Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth.
Love does no wrong to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.
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.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
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.
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.
“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 John 4:21
And this commandment we have from him: whoever loves God must also love his brother.
However, let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband.
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.
“If you love me, you will keep my commandments.
Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.
1 John 3:1
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 4:16
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.
And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony. And let the peace of Christ rule in your hearts, to which indeed you were called in one body. And be thankful.
Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law.
1 Peter 3:8
Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind.
But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
Whoever loves father or mother more than me is not worthy of me, and whoever loves son or daughter more than me is not worthy of me.
Complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind.
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.
Only be very careful to observe the commandment and the law that Moses the servant of the Lord commanded you, to love the Lord your God, and to walk in all his ways and to keep his commandments and to cling to him and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul.”
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.
Honor your father and mother, and, You shall love your neighbor as yourself.”
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.
I made known to them your name, and I will continue to make it known, that the love with which you have loved me may be in them, and I in them.”
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.
I love the Lord, because he has heard my voice and my pleas for mercy.
1 John 4:16-19
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. By this is love perfected with us, so that we may have confidence for the day of judgment, because as he is so also are we in this world. 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 4:11
Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.
1 John 3:17
But if anyone has the world’s goods and sees his brother in need, yet closes his heart against him, how does God’s love abide in him?
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.
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.
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.
By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”
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.’
“Teacher, which is the great commandment in the Law?” 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. On these two commandments depend all the Law and the Prophets.”
But I will sing of your strength; I will sing aloud of your steadfast love in the morning. For you have been to me a fortress and a refuge in the day of my distress.
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,
But I have this against you, that you have abandoned the love you had at first.
2 John 1:6
And this is love, that we walk according to his commandments; this is the commandment, just as you have heard from the beginning, so that you should walk in it.
1 John 3:16
By this we know love, that he laid down his life for us, and we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers.
1 John 2:5
But whoever keeps his word, in him truly the love of God is perfected. By this we may know that we are in him:
Listen, my beloved brothers, has not God chosen those who are poor in the world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom, which he has promised to those who love him?
2 Timothy 2:22
So flee youthful passions and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace, along with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.