Love, Nature Of
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Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.
and may the Lord cause you to increase and abound in love for one another, and for all people, just as we also do for you;
For God has not given us a spirit of timidity, but of power and love and discipline.
We know love by this, that He laid down His life for us; and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.
In this is love, not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins.
"Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends.
and walk in love, just as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God as a fragrant aroma.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
and hope does not disappoint, because the love of God has been poured out within our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us.
Now I urge you, brethren, by our Lord Jesus Christ and by the love of the Spirit, to strive together with me in your prayers to God for me,
The LORD appeared to him from afar, saying, "I have loved you with an everlasting love; Therefore I have drawn you with lovingkindness.
"In Your lovingkindness You have led the people whom You have redeemed; In Your strength You have guided them to Your holy habitation.
Then the LORD passed by in front of him and proclaimed, "The LORD, the LORD God, compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, and abounding in lovingkindness and truth;
Return, O LORD, rescue my soul; Save me because of Your lovingkindness.
Many are the sorrows of the wicked, But he who trusts in the LORD, lovingkindness shall surround him.
"For the mountains may be removed and the hills may shake, But My lovingkindness will not be removed from you, And My covenant of peace will not be shaken," Says the LORD who has compassion on you.
I shall make mention of the lovingkindnesses of the LORD, the praises of the LORD, According to all that the LORD has granted us, And the great goodness toward the house of Israel, Which He has granted them according to His compassion And according to the abundance of His lovingkindnesses.
"For God so loved the world, that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish, but have eternal life.
"If you keep My commandments, you will abide in My love; just as I have kept My Father's commandments and abide in His love.
The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love of God, and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit, be with you all.
See how great a love the Father has bestowed on us, that we would be called children of God; and such we are For this reason the world does not know us, because it did not know Him.
And he answered, "YOU SHALL LOVE THE LORD YOUR GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART, AND WITH ALL YOUR SOUL, AND WITH ALL YOUR STRENGTH, AND WITH ALL YOUR MIND; AND YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF."
"He who has My commandments and keeps them is the one who loves Me; and he who loves Me will be loved by My Father, and I will love him and will disclose Myself to him."
So when they had finished breakfast, Jesus said to Simon Peter, "Simon, son of John, do you love Me more than these?" He said to Him, "Yes, Lord; You know that I love You " He said to him, "Tend My lambs."
And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.
constantly bearing in mind your work of faith and labor of love and steadfastness of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ in the presence of our God and Father,
Blessed is a man who perseveres under trial; for once he has been approved, he will receive the crown of life which the Lord has promised to those who love Him.
and though you have not seen Him, you love Him, and though you do not see Him now, but believe in Him, you greatly rejoice with joy inexpressible and full of glory,
For this is the love of God, that we keep His commandments; and His commandments are not burdensome.
Owe nothing to anyone except to love one another; for he who loves his neighbor has fulfilled the law.
For you were called to freedom, brethren; only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.
with all humility and gentleness, with patience, showing tolerance for one another in love,
that their hearts may be encouraged, having been knit together in love, and attaining to all the wealth that comes from the full assurance of understanding, resulting in a true knowledge of God's mystery, that is, Christ Himself,
suffering wrong as the wages of doing wrong They count it a pleasure to revel in the daytime They are stains and blemishes, reveling in their deceptions, as they carouse with you,
"This is the judgment, that the Light has come into the world, and men loved the darkness rather than the Light, for their deeds were evil.
for Demas, having loved this present world, has deserted me and gone to Thessalonica; Crescens has gone to Galatia, Titus to Dalmatia.
forsaking the right way, they have gone astray, having followed the way of Balaam, the son of Beor, who loved the wages of unrighteousness;
Do not love the world nor the things in the world If anyone loves the world, the love of the Father is not in him.
Love is patient, love is kind and is not jealous; love does not brag and is not arrogant,
Let love be without hypocrisy Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good.
But the goal of our instruction is love from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith.
Since you have in obedience to the truth purified your souls for a sincere love of the brethren, fervently love one another from the heart,
There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear, because fear involves punishment, and the one who fears is not perfected in love.
But whoever has the world's goods, and sees his brother in need and closes his heart against him, how does the love of God abide in him?
"If you love Me, you will keep My commandments.
But God demonstrates His own love toward us, in that while we were yet sinners, Christ died for us.
"I have been crucified with Christ; and it is no longer I who live, but Christ lives in me; and the life which I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave Himself up for me.
By this the love of God was manifested in us, that God has sent His only begotten Son into the world so that we might live through Him.
By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God and observe His commandments.
And He said to him, " 'YOU SHALL LOVE THE LORD YOUR GOD WITH ALL YOUR HEART, AND WITH ALL YOUR SOUL, AND WITH ALL YOUR MIND.'
Jesus answered, "The foremost is, 'HEAR, O ISRAEL! THE LORD OUR GOD IS ONE LORD;
For this, "YOU SHALL NOT COMMIT ADULTERY, YOU SHALL NOT MURDER, YOU SHALL NOT STEAL, YOU SHALL NOT COVET," and if there is any other commandment, it is summed up in this saying, "YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF."
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision means anything, but faith working through love.
so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; and that you, being rooted and grounded in love,
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