So everyone is thinking about love in February, but if there is anything worth studying at length, it’s the LOVE of God! Our Heavenly Father longs for us to know just how much He loves us!! Here is a list of Bible verses about love that we love! God's word is His love story to us. It’s so easy to find love and grace when you are searching in His word. The more we know and understand the word of God, the more we will understand His endless love for us and just how much that love will change us from the inside out. (Hallelujah! So thankful for that!) The word of God will give an answer to any problem we have and anything we seek to know. We will have a renewed confidence in life and will experience the fullness of God when we are rooted and grounded in the love of Christ.
Bible Verses About Love
Scriptures about who we are in the love of Christ (and Christ’s love for us) -
We love these bible verses about love that show us the heights and depths of the Lord's love for us, and show us our identity through His love for us. Knowing the love of our Father gives us the confidence to reign in life and experience His full abundance for us. Christ died so that we could be reconciled with our Father and that we would know His love for us! As we understand the Father's love, He wants us to live in its power and pour out that love onto others.
Ephesians 3: 16-19: "that He would grant you, according to the riches of His glory, to be strengthened with might through His Spirit in the inner man, 17 that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; that you, being rooted and grounded in love, 18 may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the width and length and depth and height— 19 to know the love of Christ which passes knowledge; that you may be filled with all the fullness of God."
Decorate with this verse in your home!
1 Corinthians 2:9: “However, as it is written: “What no eye has seen, what no ear has heard, and what no human mind has conceived”—the things God has prepared for those who love him—"
1 Chronicles 16:34: “Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his love endures forever.”
Psalm 36:5: “Your love, Lord, reaches to the heavens, your faithfulness to the skies.”
Psalm 23:6: “Surely your goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.”
Psalm 89:2: “I will declare that your love stands firm forever, that you have established your faithfulness in heaven itself.”
1 Corinthians 13:2-3: “If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing.3 If I give all I possess to the poor and give over my body to hardship that I may boast,[b] but do not have love, I gain nothing.”
Galatians 5: 22-23: “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, 23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.”
1 Corinthians 13:13: “And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.”
Exodus 34:6: “And he passed in front of Moses, proclaiming, “The Lord, the Lord, the compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness,”
Deuteronomy 6:1: “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength.”
Psalm 86:5: “You, Lord, are forgiving and good, abounding in love to all who call to you.”
Bible Verses About Marriage
Scriptures to encourage you in your marriage – Meditate on these scriptures as you consider your marriage and pray for your spouse. The Lord created marriage as a powerful tool for His glory and for us to enjoy. Marriage is an amazing picture of the relationship between Christ and His church. He loves us with such an everlasting, unconditional love, and as we draw on His love, the better we are able to show unconditional love and respect in our marriages.
1 Corinthians 13: 4-7: “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. 6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. 7 It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.”
Psalm 86:15: “But you, Lord, are a compassionate and gracious God, slow to anger, abounding in love and faithfulness.”
1 John 4:19: “We love because he first loved us.”
Psalm 31:23: “Many are the woes of the wicked, but the Lord’s unfailing love surrounds the one who trusts in him.”
Ephesians 4:2: “Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love."
Add some love to your home!
Bible Verses About Loving Yourself
Scriptures for living life empowered by His love -
Wait, I’m supposed to love myself? You’re probably hearing self-care a whole lot lately, and yes, it is definitely important to make sure you are full before you are pouring out and taking care of others. Ooooooh but it is so important to be filled with the love of our Savior! Knowing how much he loves and cherishes us, and our every breath and move (He knows the number of hairs on our heads!) is surely the key to loving and caring for ourselves the way that He would. His love empowers us to be who we were created by Him to be, and to be confident because we are treasured by the Creator of the universe.
2 Timothy 1:7: “For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.”
1 John 4:18: “There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.”
Psalm 13:5: “But I trust in your unfailing love; my heart rejoices in your salvation.”
Psalm 52:8: “But I am like an olive tree flourishing in the house of God; I trust in God’s unfailing love for ever and ever.”
Psalm 63:3: “Because your love is better than life, my lips will glorify you.”
Psalm 90:14: “Satisfy us in the morning with your unfailing love, that we may sing for joy and be glad all our days.”
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.”
Bible Verses about Relationships
Scriptures to meditate on as we love others –
Love is such a powerful force! The word says that, "when we love each other God lives in us and his love within us grows ever stronger.” When we use love as an action and take care to put others before ourselves, God's love within us grows stronger. He is glorified on this earth when we act in love out of compassion for one another! That love changes our hearts too!
1 John 4:8: “Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.9 This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him. 10 This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. 11 Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. 12 No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and his love is made complete in us.”
2 Corinthians 5:14: “For Christ’s love compels us, because we are convinced that one died for all, and therefore all died.”
1 Corinthians 16:13: “Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong. 14 Do everything in love.”
Leviticus 19:18: “Do not seek revenge or bear a grudge against anyone among your people, but love your neighbor as yourself. I am the Lord.”
1 John 4:21: “And he has given us this command: Anyone who loves God must also love their brother and sister.”
1 John 4:12: “For though we have never yet seen God, when we love each other God lives in us and his love within us grows ever stronger.”
We hope these Bible verses about love, marriage, and relationships bless you and are a great resource for you! We pray that these verses will be a starting place for you to dive deeper into the Word of God and get a greater understanding of the height and depth and vastness of the Father’s love for us. When we understand how much He loves us, it will transform us from the inside out. This is a great list of scriptures to meditate on and memorize in every season of life. The more we are focused on the love of God and all of His goodness to us, the more we will see His goodness. He is always seeking to pursue us with His love and always ready to be good to us.
Rooted and Grounded in His love,