23 Bible Verses about

Love to Christ

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1 John 4:19

We love him, because he first loved us.

1 John 4:21

And this commandment have we from him, That he who loves God love his brother also.

1 John 4:18

There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear: because fear has to do with punishment. He that fears is not made perfect in love.

1 John 4:16

And we have known and believed the love that God has for us. God is love; and he that dwells in love dwells in God, and God in him.

1 John 4:20

If a man says, I love God, and hates his brother, he is a liar: for he that loves not his brother whom he has seen, how can he love God whom he has not seen?

1 Peter 1:8

Whom having not seen, you love; in whom, though now you see him not, yet believing, you rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory:

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Love to Christ » Should be » Ardent

Song of Songs 2:5

Sustain me with cakes of raisins, refresh me with apples: for I am sick with love.

Song of Songs 8:6

Set me as a seal upon your heart, as a seal upon your arm: for love is as strong as death; jealousy is cruel as the grave: its flames are flames of fire, a most vehement flame.

Love to Christ » The wicked destitute of

Psalm 35:19

Let not them that are my enemies wrongfully rejoice over me: neither let them wink with the eye that hate me without a cause.

Love to Christ » Manifested in » Obeying him

Love to Christ » Manifested in » Ministering to him

Matthew 25:40

And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Since you have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, you have done it unto me.

Matthew 27:55

And many women were there beholding afar off, who followed Jesus from Galilee, ministering unto him:

Love to Christ » Should be » Even unto death

Love to Christ » They who have » Are loved by Christ

Love to Christ » Promises to

Love to Christ » Exhibited by God

Love to Christ » They who have » Are loved by the father

John 16:27

For the Father himself loves you, because you have loved me, and have believed that I came out from God.

Love to Christ » His personal excellence is deserving of

Song of Songs 5:9-16

What is your beloved more than another beloved, O you fairest among women? what is your beloved more than another beloved, that you so charge us? My beloved is white and ruddy, the chiefest among ten thousand. His head is as the most fine gold, his locks are wavy, and black as a raven. read more.
His eyes are like doves by the rivers of waters, washed with milk, and fitly set. His cheeks are like a bed of spices, like sweet flowers: his lips like lilies, dripping sweet smelling myrrh. His arms are as rounded gold set with beryl: his body is as carved ivory overlaid with sapphires. His legs are pillars of marble, set upon bases of fine gold: his countenance is as Lebanon, excellent as the cedars. His mouth is most sweet: yea, he is altogether lovely. This is my beloved, and this is my friend, O daughters of Jerusalem.

Love to Christ » Manifested in » Seeking him

Song of Songs 3:2

I will rise now, and go about the city in the streets, and in the squares I will seek him whom my soul loves: I sought him, but I found him not.

Love to Christ » Should be » With the soul

Song of Songs 1:7

Tell me, O you whom my soul loves, where you feed, where you make your flock to rest at noon: for why should I be as one that turns aside by the flocks of your companions?

Love to Christ » Should be » Unquenchable

Song of Songs 8:7

Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it: if a man would give all the wealth of his house for love, it would utterly be rejected.

Love to Christ » Want of, denounced

Love to Christ » A characteristic of saints

Song of Songs 1:4

Draw me, we will run after you: the king has brought me into his chambers: we will be glad and rejoice in you, we will remember your love more than wine: the upright love you.

Love to Christ » His love to us a motive to

Love to Christ » Exemplified » Joseph of arimathea

Matthew 27:57-60

When the evening was come, there came a rich man of Arimathaea, named Joseph, who also himself was Jesus' disciple: He went to Pilate, and begged for the body of Jesus. Then Pilate commanded the body to be delivered. And when Joseph had taken the body, he wrapped it in a clean linen cloth, read more.
And laid it in his own new tomb, which he had hewn out in the rock: and he rolled a great stone to the door of the sepulcher, and departed.

Love to Christ » Increase of, to be prayed for

Love to Christ » Should be » Sincere

Love to Christ » Pray for grace to those who have

Love to Christ » Decrease of, rebuked

Love to Christ » Manifested in » Preferring him to all others

Love to Christ » Manifested in » Taking up the cross for him

Love to Christ » Exemplified » Peter

John 21:15-17

So when they had dined, Jesus said to Simon Peter, Simon, son of Jonas, do you love me more than these? He said unto him, Yea, Lord; you know that I love you. He said unto him, Feed my lambs. He said to him again the second time, Simon, son of Jonas, do you love me? He said unto him, Yea, Lord; you know that I love you. He said unto him, Feed my sheep. He said unto him the third time, Simon, son of Jonas, do you love me? Peter was grieved because he said unto him the third time, Do you love me? And he said unto him, Lord, you know all things; you know that I love you. Jesus said unto him, Feed my sheep.

Love to Christ » Should be » Supreme

Love to Christ » Exhibited by saints

1 Peter 1:8

Whom having not seen, you love; in whom, though now you see him not, yet believing, you rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of glory:

Love to Christ » Exemplified » Mary magdalene

John 20:11

But Mary stood outside at the sepulcher weeping: and as she wept, she stooped down, and looked into the sepulcher,

Love to Christ » They who have » Enjoy communion with God and Christ

Love to Christ » Exemplified » Certain women

Luke 23:28

But Jesus turning unto them said, Daughters of Jerusalem, weep not for me, but weep for yourselves, and for your children.

Love to Christ » Exemplified » Thomas

John 11:16

Then said Thomas, who is called Didymus, unto his fellow disciples, Let us also go, that we may die with him.

Love to Christ » Exemplified » Paul

Love to Christ » Exemplified » Penitent woman

Luke 7:47

Therefore I say unto you, Her sins, which are many, are forgiven; for she loved much: but to whom little is forgiven, the same loves little.

Love to Christ » Should be » In proportion to our mercies

Luke 7:47

Therefore I say unto you, Her sins, which are many, are forgiven; for she loved much: but to whom little is forgiven, the same loves little.

Love to Christ » An evidence of adoption

John 8:42

Jesus said unto them, If God were your Father, you would love me: for I proceeded forth and came from God; neither came I of myself, but he sent me.