Love Scriptures

“And you shall love the Lord your God with all your [mind and] heart and with your entire being and with all your might.” Deuteronomy 6: 5

“Know, recognize, and understand therefore that the Lord your God, He is God, the faithful God, Who keeps covenant and steadfast love and mercy with those who love Him and keep His commandments, to a thousand generations.” Deuteronomy 7: 9

“How precious is Your steadfast love, O God! The children of men take refuge and put their trust under the shadow of Your wings.” Psalm 36: 7

“Because he has set his love upon Me, therefore will I deliver him; I will set him on high, because he knows and understands My name [has a personal knowledge of My mercy, love, and kindness--trusts and relies on  “For whom the Lord loves He corrects, even as a father corrects the son in whom he delights.” Proverbs 3: 12

“I love those who love me, and those who seek me early and diligently shall find me.” Proverbs 8: 17

Because he has set his love upon Me, therefore will I deliver him; I will set him on high, because he knows and understands My name [has a personal knowledge of My mercy, love, and kindness--trusts and relies on Me, knowing I will never forsake him, no, never].” Psalm 91:14

 “Love one another with brotherly affection“I give you a new commandment: that you should love one another. Just as I have loved you, so you too should love one another.” John 13: 34

“Such hope never disappoints or deludes or shames us, for God's love has been poured out in our hearts through the Holy Spirit Who has been given to us.” Romans 5: 5

“If you [really] love Me, you will keep (obey) My commands.” John 14: 15“

[Let your] love be sincere (a real thing); hate what is evil [loathe all ungodliness, turn in horror from wickedness], but hold fast to that which is good.” Romans 12: 9

“Love one another with brotherly affection [as members of one family], giving precedence and showing honor to one another.” Romans 12: 10

“And walk in love, [esteeming and delighting in one another] as Christ loved us and gave Himself up for us, a slain offering and sacrifice to God [for you, so that it became] a sweet fragrance.” Ephesians 5: 2

“But God shows and clearly proves His [own] love for us by the fact that while we were still sinners, Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One) died for us.” Romans 5: 8

“Love does no wrong to one's neighbor [it never hurts anybody]. Therefore love meets all the requirements and is the fulfilling of the Law.” Romans 13: 10

“But if one loves God truly [with affectionate reverence, prompt obedience, and grateful recognition of His blessing], he is known by God [recognized as worthy of His intimacy and love, and he is owned by Him].” 1 Corinthians 8: 3

“But earnestly desire and zealously cultivate the greatest and best gifts and graces (the higher gifts and the choicest graces). And yet I will show you a still more excellent way [one that is better by far and the highest of them all--love].” 1 Corinthians 12: 31

“But God--so rich is He in His mercy! Because of and in order to satisfy the great and wonderful and intense love with which He loved us.” Ephesians 2: 4

“For God is not unrighteous to forget or overlook your labor and the love which you have shown for His name's sake in ministering to the needs of the saints (His own consecrated people), as you still do.”
Hebrews 6: 10

“Little children, let us not love [merely] in theory or in speech but in deed and in truth (in practice and in sincerity).” 1 John 3: 18

“Beloved, let us love one another, for love is (springs) from God; and he who loves [his fellowmen] is begotten (born) of God and is coming [progressively] to know and understand God [to perceive and recognize and get a better and clearer knowledge of Him].” 1 John 4: 7

“He who does not love has not become acquainted with God [does not and never did know Him], for God is love.” 1 John 4: 8