God, Love Of

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1 John 4:16

And we know (understand, recognize, are conscious of, by observation and by experience) and believe (adhere to and put faith in and rely on) the love God cherishes for us. God is love, and he who dwells and continues in love dwells and continues in God, and God dwells and continues in him.

Ephesians 2:4

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,

Mark 1:10-11

And when He came up out of the water, at once he [John] saw the heavens torn open and the [Holy] Spirit like a dove coming down [ to enter] into Him. And there came a voice out from within heaven, You are My Beloved Son; in You I am well pleased.

John 5:20

The Father dearly loves the Son and discloses to (shows) Him everything that He Himself does. And He will disclose to Him (let Him see) greater things yet than these, so that you may marvel and be full of wonder and astonishment.

John 10:17

For this [reason] the Father loves Me, because I lay down My [own] life -- "to take it back again.

Psalm 103:17

But the mercy and loving-kindness of the Lord are from everlasting to everlasting upon those who reverently and worshipfully fear Him, and His righteousness is to children's children -- "

Psalm 136:1-26

O give thanks to the Lord, for He is good; for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever. O give thanks to the God of gods, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever. O give thanks to the Lord of lords, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever -- "read more.
To Him Who alone does great wonders, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever; To Him Who by wisdom and understanding made the heavens, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever; To Him Who stretched out the earth upon the waters, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever; To Him Who made the great lights, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever -- " The sun to rule over the day, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever; The moon and stars to rule by night, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever; To Him Who smote Egypt in their firstborn, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever; And brought out Israel from among them, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever; With a strong hand and with an outstretched arm, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever; To Him Who divided the Red Sea into parts, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever; And made Israel to pass through the midst of it, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever; But shook off and overthrew Pharaoh and his host into the Red Sea, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever; To Him Who led His people through the wilderness, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever; To Him Who smote great kings, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever; And slew famous kings, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever -- " Sihon king of the Amorites, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever; And Og king of Bashan, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever; And gave their land as a heritage, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever; Even a heritage to Israel His servant, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever; To Him Who [earnestly] remembered us in our low estate and imprinted us [on His heart], for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever; And rescued us from our enemies, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever; To Him Who gives food to all flesh, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever; O give thanks to the God of heaven, for His mercy and loving-kindness endure forever!

Isaiah 49:15-16

[And the Lord answered] Can a woman forget her nursing child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? Yes, they may forget, yet I will not forget you. Behold, I have indelibly imprinted (tattooed a picture of) you on the palm of each of My hands; [O Zion] your walls are continually before Me.

Hebrews 12:6

For the Lord corrects and disciplines everyone whom He loves, and He punishes, even scourges, every son whom He accepts and welcomes to His heart and cherishes.

John 3:16

For God so greatly loved and dearly prized the world that He [even] gave up His only begotten ( unique) Son, so that whoever believes in (trusts in, clings to, relies on) Him shall not perish (come to destruction, be lost) but have eternal (everlasting) life.

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God, Love Of » Manifested towards » His saints

2 Thessalonians 2:16

Now may our Lord Jesus Christ Himself and God our Father, Who loved us and gave us everlasting consolation and encouragement and well-founded hope through [His] grace (unmerited favor),

1 John 4:16

And we know (understand, recognize, are conscious of, by observation and by experience) and believe (adhere to and put faith in and rely on) the love God cherishes for us. God is love, and he who dwells and continues in love dwells and continues in God, and God dwells and continues in him.

God, Love Of » Described as » Sovereign

Deuteronomy 7:8

But because the Lord loves you and because He would keep the oath which He had sworn to your fathers, the Lord has brought you out with a mighty hand and redeemed you out of the house of bondage, from the hand of Pharaoh king of Egypt.

Deuteronomy 10:15

Yet the Lord had a delight in loving your fathers, and He chose their descendants after them, you above all peoples, as it is this day.

God, Love Of » Is a part of his character

God, Love Of » Irrespective of merit

Job 7:17

What is man that You should magnify him and think him important? And that You should set Your mind upon him?

Deuteronomy 7:7

The Lord did not set His love upon you and choose you because you were more in number than any other people, for you were the fewest of all people.

God, Love Of » Exhibited in » Redemption

Isaiah 43:3

For I am the Lord your God, the Holy One of Israel, your Savior; I give Egypt [to the Babylonians] for your ransom, Ethiopia and Seba [a province of Ethiopia] in exchange [for your release].

God, Love Of » Exhibited in » Christ's dying for us while sinners

God, Love Of » Christ, the especial object of

John 17:26

I have made Your Name known to them and revealed Your character and Your very Self, and I will continue to make [You] known, that the love which You have bestowed upon Me may be in them [felt in their hearts] and that I [Myself] may be in them.

God, Love Of » Manifested towards » Perishing sinners

John 3:16

For God so greatly loved and dearly prized the world that He [even] gave up His only begotten ( unique) Son, so that whoever believes in (trusts in, clings to, relies on) Him shall not perish (come to destruction, be lost) but have eternal (everlasting) life.

God, Love Of » To be sought in prayer

God, Love Of » Manifested towards » The cheerful giver

2 Corinthians 9:7

Let each one [give] as he has made up his own mind and purposed in his heart, not reluctantly or sorrowfully or under compulsion, for God loves (He takes pleasure in, prizes above other things, and is unwilling to abandon or to do without) a cheerful (joyous, -- œprompt to do it -- ) giver [whose heart is in his giving].

God, Love Of » Manifested towards » The destitute

God, Love Of » Exhibited in » Defeating evil counsels

Deuteronomy 23:5

Nevertheless, the Lord your God would not listen to Balaam, but the Lord your God turned the curse into a blessing to you, because the Lord your God loves you.

God, Love Of » Exhibited in » Temporal blessings

Deuteronomy 7:13

And He will love you, bless you, and multiply you; He will also bless the fruit of your body and the fruit of your land, your grain, your new wine, and your oil, the increase of your cattle and the young of your flock in the land which He swore to your fathers to give you.

God, Love Of » Exhibited in » Quickening souls

Ephesians 2:4-5

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, Even when we were dead (slain) by [our own] shortcomings and trespasses, He made us alive together in fellowship and in union with Christ; [He gave us the very life of Christ Himself, the same new life with which He quickened Him, for] it is by grace (His favor and mercy which you did not deserve) that you are saved ( delivered from judgment and made partakers of Christ's salvation).

God, Love Of » Described as » Unfailing

Isaiah 49:15-16

[And the Lord answered] Can a woman forget her nursing child, that she should not have compassion on the son of her womb? Yes, they may forget, yet I will not forget you. Behold, I have indelibly imprinted (tattooed a picture of) you on the palm of each of My hands; [O Zion] your walls are continually before Me.

God, Love Of » Described as » Abiding

Zephaniah 3:17

The Lord your God is in the midst of you, a Mighty One, a Savior [Who saves]! He will rejoice over you with joy; He will rest [in silent satisfaction] and in His love He will be silent and make no mention [of past sins, or even recall them]; He will exult over you with singing.

God, Love Of » Described as » Everlasting

God, Love Of » Exhibited in » Election

Malachi 1:2-3

I have loved you, says the Lord. Yet you say, How and in what way have You loved us? Was not Esau Jacob's brother? says the Lord; yet I loved Jacob (Israel), But [in comparison with the degree of love I have for Jacob] I have hated Esau [Edom] and have laid waste his mountains, and his heritage I have given to the jackals of the wilderness.

God, Love Of » Described as » Great

Ephesians 2:4

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,

God, Love Of » Exhibited in » Forgiving sin

Isaiah 38:17

Behold, it was for my peace that I had intense bitterness; but You have loved back my life from the pit of corruption and nothingness, for You have cast all my sins behind Your back.

God, Love Of » Exhibited in » Chastisements

Hebrews 12:6

For the Lord corrects and disciplines everyone whom He loves, and He punishes, even scourges, every son whom He accepts and welcomes to His heart and cherishes.

God, Love Of » Perfected in saints » By brotherly love

1 John 4:12

No man has at any time [yet] seen God. But if we love one another, God abides (lives and remains) in us and His love (that love which is essentially His) is brought to completion (to its full maturity, runs its full course, is perfected) in us!

God, Love Of » Exhibited in » Freeness of salvation

Titus 3:4-7

But when the goodness and loving-kindness of God our Savior to man [as man] appeared, He saved us, not because of any works of righteousness that we had done, but because of His own pity and mercy, by [the] cleansing [bath] of the new birth (regeneration) and renewing of the Holy Spirit, Which He poured out [so] richly upon us through Jesus Christ our Savior. read more.
[And He did it in order] that we might be justified by His grace (by His favor, wholly undeserved), [that we might be acknowledged and counted as conformed to the divine will in purpose, thought, and action], and that we might become heirs of eternal life according to [our] hope.

God, Love Of » Described as » Unalienable

Romans 8:39

Nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation will be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

God, Love Of » The source of our love to him

God, Love Of » Saints know and believe

1 John 4:16

And we know (understand, recognize, are conscious of, by observation and by experience) and believe (adhere to and put faith in and rely on) the love God cherishes for us. God is love, and he who dwells and continues in love dwells and continues in God, and God dwells and continues in him.

God, Love Of » Perfected in saints » By obedience

1 John 2:5

But he who keeps (treasures) His Word [who bears in mind His precepts, who observes His message in its entirety], truly in him has the love of and for God been perfected (completed, reached maturity). By this we may perceive (know, recognize, and be sure) that we are in Him:

God, Love Of » Exhibited in » The sending of Christ

God, Love Of » Exhibited in » Drawing us to himself

Hosea 11:4

I drew them with cords of a man, with bands of love, and I was to them as one who lifts up and eases the yoke over their cheeks, and I bent down to them and gently laid food before them.

God, Love Of » Described as » Constraining

Hosea 11:4

I drew them with cords of a man, with bands of love, and I was to them as one who lifts up and eases the yoke over their cheeks, and I bent down to them and gently laid food before them.

God, Love Of » Exhibited in » Adoption

God, Love Of » Shed abroad in the heart by the holy ghost

God, Love Of » Christ abides in

God, Love Of » Exhibited in » The giving of Christ

John 3:16

For God so greatly loved and dearly prized the world that He [even] gave up His only begotten ( unique) Son, so that whoever believes in (trusts in, clings to, relies on) Him shall not perish (come to destruction, be lost) but have eternal (everlasting) life.

God, Love Of » Saints should abide in

Jude 1:21

Guard and keep yourselves in the love of God; expect and patiently wait for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ (the Messiah) -- "[which will bring you] unto life eternal.