80 Bible Verses about Agape Love
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This is my commandment to you, to love one another as I have loved you. No one has greater love than this--a man laying down his life for his friends.
Love never fails. But if there are prophecies, they will be done away with; if there are languages, they will cease; if there is knowledge, it will be brought to an end.
"But alas for you Pharisees! for you pay tithes on your mint and rue and every kind of garden vegetable, and are indifferent to justice and the love of God. These are the things you ought to have attended to, while not neglecting the others.
It is by this that every one will know that you are my disciples--if you love one another."
If you obey my commands, you will continue in my love, as I have obeyed my Father's commands and continue in His love.
No one has greater love than this--a man laying down his life for his friends.
And I have made known Thy name to them and will make it known, that the love with which Thou hast loved me may be in them, and that I may be in them."
and that this hope never disappoints, because God's love for us floods our hearts through the Holy Spirit who has been given to us.
But God gives proof of His love to us in Christ's dying for us while we were still sinners.
Who shall separate us from Christ's love? Shall affliction or distress, persecution or hunger, nakedness or danger or the sword?
Let your love be perfectly sincere. Regard with horror what is evil; cling to what is right.
Love avoids doing any wrong to one's fellow man, and is therefore complete obedience to Law.
If your brother is pained by the food you are eating, your conduct is no longer controlled by love. Take care lest, by the food you eat, you lead to ruin a man for whom Christ died.
But I entreat you, brethren, in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ and by the love which His Spirit inspires, to help me by wrestling in prayer to God on my behalf,
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision is of any importance; but only faith working through love.
You however, brethren, were called to freedom. Only do not turn your freedom into an excuse for giving way to your lower natures; but become bondservants to one another in a spirit of love.
The Spirit, on the other hand, brings a harvest of love, joy, peace; patience towards others, kindness, benevolence;
even as, in His love, He chose us as His own in Christ before the creation of the world, that we might be holy and without blemish in His presence.
For this reason I too, having heard of the faith in the Lord Jesus which prevails among you, and of your love for all God's people,
I pray that Christ may make His home in your hearts through your faith; so that having your roots deep and your foundations strong, in love, you may become mighty to grasp the idea,
yes, to attain to a knowledge of the knowledge-surpassing love of Christ, so that you may be made complete in accordance with God's own standard of completeness.
with all lowliness of mind and unselfishness, and with patience, bearing with one another lovingly, and earnestly striving to maintain,
But we shall lovingly hold to the truth, and shall in all respects grow up into union with Him who is our Head, even Christ.
Dependent on Him, the whole body--its various parts closely fitting and firmly adhering to one another-- grows by the aid of every contributory link, with power proportioned to the need of each individual part, so as to build itself up in a spirit of love.
And live and act lovingly, as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up to death on our behalf as an offering and sacrifice to God, yielding a fragrant odor.
Peace be to the brethren, and love combined with faith, from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
It is God who has delivered us out of the dominion of darkness, and has transferred us into the Kingdom of His dearly-loved Son,
in order that their hearts may be cheered, they themselves being welded together in love and enjoying all the advantages of a reasonable certainty, till at last they attain the full knowledge of God's truth, which is Christ Himself.
And over all these put on love, which is the perfect bond of union;
For we never fail to remember your works of faith and labours of love and your persistent and unwavering hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the presence of our God and Father;
But now that Timothy has recently come back to us from you, and has brought us the happy tidings of your faith and love, and has told us how you still cherish a constant and affectionate recollection of us, and are longing to see us as we also long to see you--
and as for you, may the Lord teach you to love one another and all men, with a growing and a glowing love, resembling our love for you.
But let us, belonging--as we do--to the day, be sober, putting on the breastplate of faith and love, and for a helmet the hope of salvation.
and to esteem them very highly in love for their work's sake. Be at peace among yourselves.
Unceasing thanks are due from us to God on your behalf, brethren. They are appropriate because your faith is growing greatly, and the love of every one of you for all the others goes on increasing.
And may the Lord guide your hearts into the love of God and into the patience of Christ.
But the end sought to be secured by exhortation is the love which springs from a pure heart, a clear conscience and a sincere faith.
and the grace of our Lord came to me in overflowing fulness, conferring faith on me and the love which is in Christ Jesus.
Yet a woman will be brought safely through childbirth if she and her husband continue to live in faith and love and growing holiness, with habitual self-restraint.
Let no one think slightingly of you because you are a young man; but in speech, conduct, love, faith and purity, be an example for your fellow Christians to imitate.
But you, O man of God, must flee from these things; and strive for uprightness, godliness, good faith, love, fortitude, and a forgiving temper.
For the Spirit which God has given us is not a spirit of cowardice, but one of power and of love and of sound judgement.
Provide yourself with an outline of the sound teaching which you have heard from my lips, and be true to the faith and love which are in Christ Jesus.
Keep a strong curb, however, on your youthful cravings; and strive for integrity, good faith, love, peace, in company with all who pray to the Lord with pure hearts.
But you have intimately known my teaching, life, aims, faith, patience, love, resignation,
For I have found great joy and comfort in your love, because the hearts of God's people have been, and are, refreshed through you, my brother.
Above all continue to love one another fervently, for love throws a veil over a multitude of faults.
along with power of endurance, godliness; along with godliness, brotherly affection; and along with brotherly affection, love.
But whoever obeys His Message, in him love for God has in very deed reached perfection. By this we can know that we are in Him.
Do not love the world, nor the things in the world. If any one loves the world, there is no love in his heart for the Father.
See what marvellous love the Father has bestowed upon us--that we should be called God's children: and that is what we are. For this reason the world does not recognize us--because it has not known Him.
We know what love is--through Christ's having laid down His life on our behalf; and in the same way we ought to lay down our lives for our brother men.
But if any one has this world's wealth and sees that his brother man is in need, and yet hardens his heart against him--how can such a one continue to love God?
Dear friends, let us love one another; for love has its origin in God, and every one who loves has become a child of God and is beginning to know God.
He who is destitute of love has never had any knowledge of God; because God is love.
God's love for us has been manifested in that He has sent His only Son into the world so that we may have Life through Him.
This is love indeed--we did not love God, but He loved us and sent His Son to be an atoning sacrifice for our sins.
No one has ever yet seen God. If we love one another, God continues in union with us, and His love in all its perfection is in our hearts.
And, as for us, we know the love which God has for us, and we confide in it. God is love, and he who continues to love continues in union with God, and God continues in union with him.
Our love will be manifested in all its perfection by our having complete confidence on the day of the Judgement; because just what He is, we also are in the world.
Love has in it no element of fear; but perfect love drives away fear, because fear involves pain, and if a man gives way to fear, there is something imperfect in his love.
Love for God means obedience to His commands; and His commands are not irksome.
The love of which I am speaking consists in our living in obedience to God's commands. God's command is that you should live in obedience to what you all heard from the very beginning.
These men--sunken rocks! --are those who share the pleasure of your love-feasts, unrestrained by fear while caring only for themselves; clouds without water, driven away by the winds; trees that cast their fruit, barren, doubly dead, uprooted;
must keep yourselves safe in the love of God, waiting for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ which will result in the Life of the Ages.
Yet I have this against you--that you no longer love Me as you did at first.
I know your doings, your love, your faith, your service, and your patient endurance; and that of late you have toiled harder than you did at first.
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