79 Bible Verses about Love For God
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You are to love the LORD your God with all your heart, all your soul, and all your strength.
Know that the LORD your God is God, the trusted God who faithfully keeps his covenant to the thousandth generation of those who love him and obey his commands.
"Now Israel, what does the LORD your God desire from you? Only this: fear him, walk in all his ways, love him, serve him with all your heart and in all your life,
you must not listen to the words of that prophet or that diviner of dreams. For the LORD your God is testing you, to make known whether or not you'll continue to love the LORD your God with all your heart and soul.
Then the LORD your God will circumcise both your hearts and those of your descendants so that you can love him with your heart and with your soul and therefore live.
Only be very careful to keep the commands and the Law that Moses the servant of the LORD commanded you that is, to love the LORD your God, to follow in all of his ways, to keep his commands, to stay close to him, and to serve him with all your heart and soul."
Love the LORD, all his godly ones! The LORD preserves the faithful and repays those who act with proud motives.
Delight yourself in the LORD, and he will give you the desires of your heart.
Listen, daughter! Consider and pay attention. Forget your people and your father's house, and the king will greatly desire your beauty. Because he is your lord, you should bow in respect before him.
Just as I am satisfied with the choicest of foods, so my lips will praise you joyfully. When I think of you in bed, I will meditate on you in the night watches.
For God will deliver Zion and will rebuild the cities of Judah so they may live there and possess them. The descendants of his servants will inherit it, and those who cherish his name will live there. To the Music director. Davidic. As a memorial.
Whom do I have in heaven but you? I desire nothing on this earth. My body and mind may fail, but God is my strength and my portion forever.
Hate evil, you who love the LORD! He guards the lives of those who love him, delivering them from domination by the wicked.
"Also, the foreigners who join themselves to the LORD, to minister to him, to love the name of the LORD, to be his servants, and to bless the LORD'S name, observing the Sabbath without profaning it, and who hold fast my covenant these I will bring to my holy mountain, and make them joyful in my house of prayer. Their burnt offerings and their sacrifices will rise up to be accepted on my altar; for my house will be called a house of prayer for everyone."
"Go and announce to Jerusalem: "This is what the LORD says: "I remember the loyal devotion of your youth, your love as a bride. You followed me in the desert, in a land that was not planted. Israel was consecrated to the LORD, she was the first fruits of his produce. All who devoured her became guilty and disaster came on them," declares the LORD.'"
"The one who loves his father or mother more than me isn't worthy of me, and the one who loves a son or daughter more than me isn't worthy of me.
"Then the king will say to those on his right, "Come, you who have been blessed by my Father! Inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world, because 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 welcomed me. 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 say to him, "Lord, when did we see you hungry and give you something to eat, or thirsty and give you something to drink? When did we see you as a stranger and welcome you, or see you naked and clothe you? When did we see you sick or in prison, and visit you?' The king will answer them, "I tell all of you with certainty, since you did it for one of the least important of these brothers of mine, you did it for me.'
Now many women were also there, watching from a distance. They had accompanied Jesus from Galilee and had ministered to him. Among them were Mary Magdalene, Mary the mother of James and Joseph, and the mother of Zebedee's sons. Later that evening, a rich man arrived from Arimathea. His name was Joseph, and he had become a disciple of Jesus. read more.
He went to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus, and Pilate ordered it to be done. So Joseph took the body and wrapped it in a clean linen cloth. Then he placed it in his own new tomb, which he had cut out of the rock. After rolling a large stone across the door of the tomb, he left, but Mary Magdalene and the other Mary remained there, sitting in front of the tomb.
I tell all of you with certainty, whoever gives you a cup of water to drink because you belong to the Messiah will never lose his reward."
Jesus answered, "The most important is, "Hear, O Israel, the Lord our God is one Lord, and you must love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength.'
Then the scribe told him, "Well said, Teacher! You have told the truth that "God is one, and there is no other besides him.' To love him with all your heart, with all your understanding, and with all your strength, and to love your neighbor as yourself is more important than all the burnt offerings and sacrifices."
So I'm telling you that her sins, as many as they are, have been forgiven, and that's why she has shown such great love. But the one to whom little is forgiven loves little."
"How terrible it will be for you Pharisees! You give a tenth of your mint, spices, and every kind of herb, but you neglect justice and the love of God. These are the things you should have practiced, without neglecting the others.
Jesus told them, "If God were your Father, you would've loved me, because I came from God and am here. I haven't come on my own accord, but he sent me.
"If you love me, keep my commandments.
The person who has my commandments and keeps them is the one who loves me. The one who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I, too, will love him and reveal myself to him."
Jesus answered him, "If anyone loves me, he will keep my word. Then my Father will love him, and we will go to him and make our home within him.
You have heard me tell you, "I'm going away, but I'm coming back to you.' If you loved me, you would rejoice that I'm going to the Father, because the Father is greater than I am.
because the Father himself loves you, and because you have loved me and believed that I came from God.
I made your name known to them, and will continue to make it known, so that the love you have for me may be in them and I myself may be in them."
Jesus told him, "Take care of my sheep." He asked him a third time, "Simon, son of John, do you love me?" Peter was deeply hurt that he had asked him a third time, "Do you love me?" So he told him, "Lord, you know everything. You know that I love you!"
At this Paul replied, "What do you mean by crying and breaking my heart? I'm ready not only to be tied up in Jerusalem but even to die for the name of the Lord Jesus!"
Now this hope does not disappoint us, because God's love has been poured out into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.
And we know that for those who love God, that is, for those who are called according to his purpose, all things are working together for good.
We are confident, then, and would prefer to be away from this body and to live with the Lord.
The love of the Messiah controls us, for we are convinced of this: that one person died for all people; therefore, all people have died. He died for all people, so that those who live should no longer live for themselves but for the one who died and rose for them.
for in union with the Messiah Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision matters. What matters is faith expressed through love.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
But may I never boast about anything except the cross of our Lord Jesus, the Messiah, by which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world!
and that the Messiah would make his home in your hearts through faith. Then, having been rooted and grounded in love, you will be able to understand, along with all the saints, what is wide, long, high, and deep that is, you will know the love of the Messiah which transcends knowledge, and will be filled with all the fullness of God.
Instead, by speaking the truth in love, we will grow up completely and become one with the head, that is, one with the Messiah,
And this is my prayer, that your love will keep on growing more and more with full knowledge and insight,
Indeed, I cannot decide between the two. I have the desire to leave this life and be with the Messiah, for that is far better.
But whatever things were assets to me, these I now consider a loss for the sake of the Messiah. What is more, I continue to consider all these things to be a loss for the sake of what is far more valuable, knowing the Messiah Jesus, my Lord. It is because of him that I have experienced the loss of all those things. Indeed, I consider them rubbish in order to gain the Messiah
May the Lord direct your hearts to the love of God and to the endurance of the Messiah.
For God did not give us a spirit of timidity but one of power, love, and self-discipline.
Hold on to the pattern of healthy teachings that you have heard from me, along with the faith and love that are in the Messiah Jesus.
The victor's crown of righteousness is now waiting for me, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will give to me on the day that he comes, and not only to me but also to all who eagerly wait for his appearing.
For God is not so unjust as to forget your work and the love you have shown him as you have ministered to the saints and continue to minister to them.
How blessed is the man who endures temptation! When he has passed the test, he will receive the victor's crown of life that God has promised to those who keep on loving him.
Listen, my dear brothers! God has chosen the poor in the world to become rich in faith and to be heirs of the kingdom that he promised to those who keep on loving him, has he not?
Though you have not seen him, you love him. And even though you do not see him now, you believe in him and rejoice with an indescribable and glorious joy,
Therefore he is precious to you who believe, but to those who do not believe, "The stone that the builders rejected has become the cornerstone,
But whoever continually keeps his commandments is the kind of person in whom God's love has truly been perfected. This is how we can be sure that we are in union with God:
Stop loving the world and the things that are in the world. If anyone persists in loving the world, the Father's love is not in him.
Whoever has earthly possessions and notices a brother in need and yet withholds his compassion from him, how can the love of God be present in him? Little children, we must stop expressing love merely by our words and manner of speech; we must love also in action and in truth.
No one has ever seen God. If we love one another, God lives in us, and his love is perfected in us.
We have come to know and rely on the love that God has for us. God is love, and the person who abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him. This is how love has been perfected among us: we will have confidence on the day of judgment because, during our time in this world, we are just like him. There is no fear where love exists. Rather, perfect love banishes fear, for fear involves punishment, and the person who lives in fear has not been perfected in love.read more.
We love because God first loved us. Whoever says, "I love God," but hates his brother is a liar. The one who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot love the God whom he has not seen. And this is the commandment that we have from him: the person who loves God must also love his brother.
Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Messiah has been born from God, and everyone who loves the parent also loves the child. This is how we know that we love God's children: we love God and keep his commandments. For this demonstrates our love for God: We keep his commandments, and his commandments are not difficult,
And this is what demonstrates love: that we live according to God's commandments. Just as you have heard from the beginning what he commanded, you must live by it.
Remain in God's love as you look for the mercy of our Lord Jesus the Messiah, which brings 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