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79 Bible Verses about Love For God

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Exodus 20:6

and showing loyal love to thousands [of generations] of those loving me and of those keeping my commandments.

Deuteronomy 10:12

And now, Israel, what [is] Yahweh your God asking from you, except to revere Yahweh your God, to go in all his ways and to love him and to serve Yahweh your God with all your heart and with all your soul,

Deuteronomy 11:1

"And you shall love Yahweh your God, and you shall keep his obligations and his statutes and his regulations and his commandments {always}.

Deuteronomy 13:3

you must not listen to the words of that prophet or to that dreamer, for Yahweh your God {is testing you to know whether you love} Yahweh your God with all of your heart and with all [of] your inner self.

Deuteronomy 30:6

"And Yahweh your God will circumcise your heart and the heart of your offspring to love Yahweh your God with all your heart and with all your inner self {so that you may live}.

Joshua 22:5

Only be very careful to observe the commandment and law that Moses Yahweh's servant commanded you, to love Yahweh your God, to walk in all his ways, to keep his commandments, to hold fast to him, and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul."

Joshua 23:11

Take utmost care for [the sake of] your life to love Yahweh your God,

Psalm 45:10-11

Hear, O daughter, and {discern} and incline your ear, and forget your people and your father's house. Let the king desire your beauty. Because he [is] your lord, therefore bow down to him.

Psalm 63:5-6

My soul will be satisfied [as with the] best and richest [food], and [with] joyful lips my mouth will praise. When I remember you on my bed, I meditate on you in [the] night watches.

Psalm 69:35-36

because God will save Zion and build the cities of Judah, that they may dwell there and possess it. And the offspring of his servants will inherit it, and [those who] love his name will abide in it.

Psalm 73:25-26

Whom do I have in the heavens [except you]? And with you I have no [other] desire on earth. My flesh and heart failed, [but] God [is] the {strength} of my heart and my reward forever.

Isaiah 56:6-7

And the {foreigners} [who] join themselves to Yahweh to serve him and to love the name of Yahweh, to become his servants, every one who keeps [the] Sabbath, {so as not to profane} it, and those who keep hold of my covenant, I will bring them to {my holy mountain}; I will make them merry in my house of prayer. their burnt offerings and their sacrifices {will be accepted} on my altar, for my house shall be called a house of prayer for all peoples,"

Jeremiah 2:2-3

"Go and proclaim in the ears of Jerusalem, {saying}, 'Thus says Yahweh, "I remember [concerning] you the loyal love of your childhood, the love of your betrothal-time, your going after me in the desert, in [the] land not sown. Israel [was] holy to Yahweh, the first fruit of his produce. All [those who] ate it were held guilty; disaster came to them," {declares} Yahweh.'"

Matthew 25:34-40

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 welcomed me as a guest, I was naked and you clothed me, I was sick and you cared for me, I was in prison and you came to me.'read more.
Then the righteous will answer him, saying, 'Lord, when did we see you hungry and feed [you], or thirsty and give [you something] to drink? And when did we see you a stranger and welcome [you] as a guest, or naked and clothe [you]? And when did we see you sick or in prison and come to you?' And the king will answer [and] say to them, 'Truly I say to you, in as much as you did [it] to one of the least of these brothers of mine, you did [it] to me.'

Matthew 27:55-61

And there were many women there, observing from a distance, who had followed Jesus from Galilee, serving him, among whom were Mary Magdalene, and Mary the mother of James and Joseph, and the mother of the sons of Zebedee. Now [when it] was evening, a rich man from Arimathea named Joseph came, who also was a disciple of Jesus himself.read more.
This man approached Pilate [and] asked for the body of Jesus. Then Pilate ordered [it] to be given [to him]. And Joseph took the body [and] wrapped it in a clean linen cloth, and placed it in his [own] new tomb that he had cut in the rock. And he rolled a large stone to the entrance of the tomb [and] went away. Now Mary Magdalene and the other Mary were there, sitting opposite the tomb.

Mark 12:29-30

Jesus answered, "The most important is, 'Listen, Israel! The Lord our God, the Lord is one. And you shall love the Lord your God from your whole heart and from your whole soul and from your whole mind and from your whole strength.'

Mark 12:32-33

And the scribe said to him, "That is true, Teacher. You have said {correctly} that he is one and there is no other except him. And to love him from your whole heart and from your whole understanding and from your whole strength, and to love your neighbor as yourself, is much more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices."

Luke 7:47

{For this reason} I tell you, her sins--[which were] many--have been forgiven, for she loved much. But [the one] to whom little is forgiven loves little."

John 8:42

Jesus said to them, "If God were your father, you would love me, for I have come forth from God and have come. For I have not come from myself, but that one sent me.

John 14:28

You have heard that I said to 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 [am].

John 17:26

And I made known to them your name, and will make [it] known, in order that the love [with] which you loved me may be in them, and I [may be] in them."

John 21:17

He said to him a third [time], "Simon [son] of John, do you love me?" Peter was distressed because he said to him a third [time], "Do you love me?" and he said to him, "Lord, you know everything! You know that I love you!" Jesus said to him, "Feed my sheep!

2 Corinthians 5:14-15

For the love of Christ controls us, [because we] have concluded this: that one died for all; as a result all died. And he died for all, in order that those who live should no longer live for themselves, but for the one who died for them and was raised.

Ephesians 3:17-19

[that] Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith (you having been firmly rooted and established in love), in order that you may be strong enough to grasp together with all the saints what [is] the breadth, and length, and height, and depth, and to know the love of Christ that surpasses knowledge, in order that you may be filled up to all the fullness of God.

Philippians 3:7-8

But whatever [things] were gain to me, these [things] I have considered loss because of Christ. {More than that}, even consider all [things] to be loss because of the surpassing greatness of the knowledge of Christ Jesus my Lord, for the sake of whom I have suffered the loss of all [things], and consider [them] dung, in order that I may gain Christ

Philemon 1:5

[because I] hear about your love and faith which you have toward the Lord Jesus and for all the saints.

1 Peter 1:8

whom, [although you] have not seen, you love; in whom now you believe, [although you] do not see [him], and you rejoice greatly with joy inexpressible and full of glory,

1 Peter 2:7

Therefore the honor [is] for you who believe, but for those who refuse to believe, "The stone that the builders rejected, this one has become {the cornerstone},"

1 John 3:17-18

But whoever has the world's material possessions and observes his brother {in need} and shuts his heart against him, how does the love of God reside in him? Little children, let us not love with word or with tongue, but in deed and truth.

1 John 4:16-21

And we have come to know and have believed the love that God has in us. God is love, and the one who resides in love resides in God, and God resides in him. By this love is perfected with us, so that we may have confidence in the day of judgment, because just as that one is, [so] also are we in this world. [There] is no fear in love, but perfect love drives out fear, because fear includes punishment, and the one who is afraid has not been perfected in love.read more.
We love, because he first loved us. If anyone says, "I love God," and hates his brother, he is a liar, for the one who does not love his brother whom he has seen is not able to love God whom he has not seen. And this [is] the commandment we have from him: that the one who loves God should love his brother also.

1 John 5:1-3

Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been fathered by God, and everyone who loves {the father} also loves the [child] fathered by him. By this we know that we love the children of God: whenever we love God and keep his commandments. For this is the love of God: that we keep his commandments. And his commandments are not burdensome,

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