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16 Powerful Bible Verses About Love

We all know that February is the month of love! So it’s a good opportunity to learn what the Bible teaches us about it. God’s love is unconditional, it’s free, and all we have to do to experience it is accept it, and rejoice in it.

This article will guide you through some of my favorite love Bible verses. 

 

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Romans 5:8

But God showed his great love for us by sending Christ to die for us while we were still sinners.

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Love for Enemies

Matthew 5:44

But I say, love your enemies! Pray for those who persecute you!

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Love in Action

Romans 12: 9

Don’t just pretend to love others. Really love them. Hate what is wrong. Hold tightly to what is good.

 

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The First and Greatest Commandment

Matthew 22:37

Jesus replied, “‘You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your mind.

 

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Love of a Friend

Proverbs 17:17

A friend is always loyal, and a brother is born to help in time of need.

 

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Love Covers All Sin

Proverbs 10:12

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

 

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Let Love Guide Your Life

Colossians 3:14

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

 

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Love and Respect

Ephesians 5:25

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

Ephesians 5:33

So again I say, each man must love his wife as he loves himself, and the wife must respect her husband.

 

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Love One Another

John 15:12-13

12 This is my commandment: Love each other in the same way I have loved you.

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

 

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No Fear In Love

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.

 

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Love Each Other Deeply

1 Peter 4:8

Most important of all, continue to show deep love for each other, for love covers a multitude of sins.

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Ephesians 4:2

Always be humble and gentle. Be patient with each other, making allowance for each other’s faults because of your love.

 

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 1 Corinthians 13:4-8

4 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. 

8 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.

 

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Love is the Greatest

1 Corinthians 13:13

Three things will last forever: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.

 

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Do Everything in Love

1 Corinthians 16:14

Let all you do be done in Love.

 

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1 John 4:19

We love because he first loved us.

 

What does love look like to you? What are your favorite Bible verses about Love?

If you have another powerful love Bible verse that was not on this list, feel free to add yours in the comments.

 

 

Author:

Leslie is a twenty-something and recently moved to Canada. She loves wandering with her camera and trying new things.

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