79 Bible Verses about Love For God
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Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength.
Know that Yahweh your God is God, the faithful God who keeps His gracious covenant loyalty for a thousand generations with those who love Him and keep His commands.
“And now, Israel, what does the Lord your God ask of you except to fear the Lord your God by walking in all His ways, to love Him, and to worship the Lord your God with all your heart and all your soul?
do not listen to that prophet’s words or to that dreamer. For the Lord your God is testing you to know whether you love the Lord your God with all your heart and all your soul.
The Lord your God will circumcise your heart and the hearts of your descendants, and you will love Him with all your heart and all your soul so that you will live.
Only carefully obey the command and instruction that Moses the Lord’s servant gave you: to love the Lord your God, walk in all His ways, keep His commands, remain faithful to Him, and serve Him with all your heart and all your soul.”
Praise for DeliveranceFor the choir director. Of the servant of the Lord, David, who spoke the words of this song to the Lord on the day the Lord rescued him from the hand of all his enemies and from the hand of Saul. He said: I love You, Lord, my strength.
Love the Lord, all His faithful ones.
The Lord protects the loyal,
but fully repays the arrogant.
Take delight in the Lord,
and He will give you your heart’s desires.
Listen, daughter, pay attention and consider:
forget your people and your father’s house, and the king will desire your beauty.
Bow down to him, for he is your lord.
You satisfy me as with rich food;
my mouth will praise You with joyful lips. When I think of You as I lie on my bed,
I meditate on You during the night watches
for God will save Zion
and build up the cities of Judah.
They will live there and possess it. The descendants of His servants will inherit it,
and those who love His name will live in it.
Who do I have in heaven but You?
And I desire nothing on earth but You. My flesh and my heart may fail,
but God is the strength of my heart,
my portion forever.
You who love the Lord, hate evil!
He protects the lives of His godly ones;
He rescues them from the power of the wicked.
And the foreigners who join themselves to the Lord
minister to Him, love the name of Yahweh
and become His servants,
all who keep the Sabbath without desecrating it
and who hold firmly to My covenant— I will bring them to My holy mountain
and let them rejoice in My house of prayer.
Their burnt offerings and sacrifices
will be acceptable on My altar,
for My house will be called a house of prayer
for all nations.”
“Go and announce directly to Jerusalem that this is what the Lord says:I remember the loyalty of your youth,
your love as a bride—
how you followed Me in the wilderness,
in a land not sown. Israel was holy to the Lord,
the firstfruits of His harvest.
All who ate of it found themselves guilty;
disaster came on them.”
This is the Lord’s declaration.
The person who loves father or mother more than Me is not worthy of Me; the person who loves son or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me.
Then the King will say to those on His right, ‘Come, you who are blessed by My Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world. For I was hungry
and you gave Me something to eat;
I was thirsty
and you gave Me something to drink;
I was a stranger and you took Me in; I was naked and you clothed Me;
I was sick and you took care of Me;
I was in prison and you visited Me.’read more.
“Then the righteous will answer Him, ‘Lord, when did we see You hungry and feed You, or thirsty and give You something to drink? When did we see You a stranger and take You in, or without clothes and clothe You? When did we see You sick, or in prison, and visit You?’ “And the King will answer them, ‘I assure you: Whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers of Mine, you did for Me.’
Many women who had followed Jesus from Galilee and ministered to Him were there, looking on from a distance. Among them were Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James and Joseph, and the mother of Zebedee’s sons. When it was evening, a rich man from Arimathea named Joseph came, who himself had also become a disciple of Jesus. read more.
He approached Pilate and asked for Jesus’ body. Then Pilate ordered that it be released. So Joseph took the body, wrapped it in clean, fine linen, and placed it in his new tomb, which he had cut into the rock. He left after rolling a great stone against the entrance of the tomb. Mary Magdalene and the other Mary were seated there, facing the tomb.
And whoever gives you a cup of water to drink because of My name, since you belong to the Messiah—I assure you: He will never lose his reward.
“This is the most important,” Jesus answered:Listen, Israel! The Lordour God, the Lordis One. Lovethe Lord your Godwith all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind,and with all your strength.
Then the scribe said to Him, “You are right, Teacher! You have correctly said that He is One, and there is no one else except Him. And to love Him with all your heart, with all your understanding, and with all your strength, and to love your neighbor as yourself, is far more important than all the burnt offerings and sacrifices.”
“But woe to you Pharisees! You give a tenthof mint, rue, and every kind of herb, and you bypass justice and love for God.These things you should have done without neglecting the others.
Jesus said to them, “If God were your Father, you would love Me, because I came from God and I am here. For I didn’t come on My own, but He sent Me.
“If you love Me, you will keep My commands.
The one who has My commands and keeps them is the one who loves Me. And the one who loves Me will be loved by My Father. I also will love him and will reveal Myself to him.”
Jesus answered, “If anyone loves Me, he will keep My word. My Father will love him, and We will come to him and make Our home with him.
You have heard Me tell you, ‘I am going away and I am coming to you.’ If you loved Me, you would have rejoiced that I am going to the Father, because the Father is greater than I.
For the Father Himself loves you, because you have loved Me and have believed that I came from God.
I made Your name known to them
and will make it known,
so the love You have loved Me with
may be in them and I may be in them.
He asked him the third time, “Simon, son of John, do you love Me?”Peter was grieved that He asked him the third time, “Do you love Me?” He said, “Lord, You know everything! You know that I love You.” “Feed My sheep,” Jesus said.
Then Paul replied, “What are you doing, weeping and breaking my heart? For I am ready not only to be bound but also to die in Jerusalem for the name of the Lord Jesus.”
This hope will not disappoint us, because God’s love has been poured out in our hearts through the Holy Spirit who was given to us.
We know that all things work together for the good of those who love God: those who are called according to His purpose.
If anyone does not love the Lord, a curse be on him. Marana tha that is, Lord, come!
and we are confident and satisfied to be out of the body and at home with the Lord.
For Christ’s love compels us, since we have reached this conclusion: If One died for all, then all died. And He died for all so that those who live should no longer live for themselves, but for the One who died for them and was raised.
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision accomplishes anything; what matters is faith working through love.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith,
But as for me, I will never boast about anything except the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ. The world has been crucified to me through the cross, and I to the world.
and that the Messiah may dwell in your hearts through faith. I pray that you, being rooted and firmly established in love, may be able to comprehend with all the saints what is the length and width, height and depth of God’s love, and to know the Messiah’s love that surpasses knowledge, so you may be filled with all the fullness of God.
But speaking the truth in love, let us grow in every way into Him who is the head—Christ.
And I pray this: that your love will keep on growing in knowledge and every kind of discernment,
I am pressured by both. I have the desire to depart and be with Christ—which is far better—
But everything that was a gain to me, I have considered to be a loss because of Christ. More than that, I also consider everything to be a loss in view of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord. Because of Him I have suffered the loss of all things and consider them filth, so that I may gain Christ
May the Lord direct your hearts to God’s love and Christ’s endurance.
For God has not given us a spirit of fearfulness, but one of power, love, and sound judgment.
Hold on to the pattern of sound teaching that you have heard from me, in the faith and love that are in Christ Jesus.
There is reserved for me in the future the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give me on that day, and not only to me, but to all those who have loved His appearing.
For God is not unjust; He will not forget your work and the love you showed for His name when you served the saints—and you continue to serve them.
A man who endures trials is blessed, because when he passes the test he will receive the crown of life that God has promised to those who love Him.
Listen, my dear brothers: Didn’t God choose the poor in this world to be rich in faith and heirs of the kingdom that He has promised to those who love Him?
You love Him, though you have not seen Him. And though not seeing Him now, you believe in Him and rejoice with inexpressible and glorious joy,
So honor will come to you who believe, but for the unbelieving,The stone that the builders rejected—
this One has become the cornerstone,
But whoever keeps His word, truly in him the love of God is perfected. This is how we know we are in Him:
Do not love the world or the things that belong to the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in him.
If anyone has this world’s goods and sees his brother in need but closes his eyes to his need—how can God’s love reside in him? Little children, we must not love with word or speech, but with truth and action.
No one has ever seen God. If we love one another, God remains in us and His love is perfected in us.
And we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and the one who remains in love remains in God, and God remains in him. In this, love is perfected with us so that we may have confidence in the day of judgment, for we are as He is in this world. There is no fear in love; instead, perfect love drives out fear, because fear involves punishment. So the one who fears has not reached perfection in love.read more.
We love because He first loved us. If anyone says, “I love God,” yet hates his brother, he is a liar. For the person who does not love his brother he has seen cannot love the God he has not seen. And we have this command from Him: The one who loves God must also love his brother.
Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Messiah has been born of God, and everyone who loves the Father also loves the one born of Him. This is how we know that we love God’s children when we love God and obey His commands. For this is what love for God is: to keep His commands. Now His commands are not a burden,
And this is love: that we walk according to His commands. This is the command as you have heard it from the beginning: you must walk in love.
keep yourselves in the love of God, expecting the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ for eternal life.
- Adoration, Of God
- Agape Love
- Attitudes Of Love
- Being Loved
- Commitment, to God
- Confidence And Self Esteem
- Eternal Perspective
- Fathers Love
- God's Love For Us
- God's Love In Christ
- Gods Love
- Heart, And Holy Spirit
- Hope And Love
- Keeping Christ's Commands
- Love To Others
- Love Towards Christ, The Nature Of
- Love Towards God, Results In
- Love, Nature Of
- Loving Everyone
- Loving Others
- Loving Yourself
- Mothers Love For Her Children
- Not Loving God
- Protection From Danger