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John 13:34-35

“I give you a new command: Love one another. Just as I have loved you, you must also love one another. By this all people will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.”

Romans 13:8-10

Do not owe anyone anything, except to love one another, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law. The commandments:Do not commit adultery;
do not murder;
do not steal;
do not covet;and whatever other commandment—all are summed up by this: Love your neighbor as yourself. Love does no wrong to a neighbor. Love, therefore, is the fulfillment of the law.

Song of Solomon 2:4

He brought me to the banquet hall,
and he looked on me with love.

Proverbs 7:18

Come, let’s drink deeply of lovemaking until morning.
Let’s feast on each other’s love!

Song of Solomon 8:4

Young women of Jerusalem, I charge you:
do not stir up or awaken love
until the appropriate time.

Hosea 11:4

I led them with human cords,
with ropes of love.
To them I was like one
who eases the yoke from their jaws;
I bent down to give them food.

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1 Corinthians 13:4-8

Love is patient; love is kind. Love does not envy; is not boastful; is not conceited; does not act improperly; is not selfish; is not provoked; does not keep a record of wrongs; finds no joy in unrighteousness, but rejoices in the truth; read more.
bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never ends. But as for prophecies, they will come to an end; as for languages, they will cease; as for knowledge, it will come to an end.

God » Is declared to be » Love

Heart » Renewed » Love

The law of God » Saints » Love

Psalm 119:113

?SamekI hate those who are double-minded,
but I love Your instruction.

Love » For Christ » For the church

Love » For Christ » Of God

Ephesians 2:4-5

But God, who is abundant in mercy, because of His great love that He had for us, made us alive with the Messiah even though we were dead in trespasses. By grace you are saved!

Love » Who the lord loves

2 Corinthians 9:6-7

Remember this: the person who sows sparingly will also reap sparingly, and the person who sows generously will also reap generously. Each person should do as he has decided in his heart-not out of regret or out of necessity, for God loves a cheerful giver.

John 14:21-23

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." Judas (not Iscariot) said to Him, "Lord, how is it You're going to reveal Yourself to us and not to the world?" 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.

Deuteronomy 7:6-8

For you are a holy people belonging to the Lord your God. The Lord your God has chosen you to be His own possession out of all the peoples on the face of the earth. "The Lord was devoted to you and chose you, not because you were more numerous than all peoples, for you were the fewest of all peoples. But because the Lord loved you and kept the oath He swore to your fathers, He brought you out with a strong hand and redeemed you from the place of slavery, from the power of Pharaoh king of Egypt.

Proverbs 15:9

The Lord detests the way of the wicked,
but He loves the one who pursues righteousness.

Love » Brotherly » General references to

Love » The test » To men

Love » Loving the lord

Luke 10:25-28

Just then an expert in the law stood up to test Him, saying, "Teacher, what must I do to inherit eternal life?" "What is written in the law?" He asked him. "How do you read it?" He answered: Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your strength, and with all your mind; and your neighbor as yourself. read more.
"You've answered correctly," He told him. "Do this and you will live."

Deuteronomy 10:12

“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?

Love » For Christ » For God's house

Psalm 65:4

How happy is the one You choose
and bring near to live in Your courts!
We will be satisfied with the goodness of Your house,
the holiness of Your temple.

1 Chronicles 29:3

Moreover, because of my delight in the house of my God, I now give my personal treasures of gold and silver for the house of my God over and above all that I’ve provided for the holy house:

Psalm 26:8

Lord, I love the house where You dwell,
the place where Your glory resides.

Love » Of home » Of sin

Job 15:16

how much less one who is revolting and corrupt,
who drinks injustice like water?

Job 20:12

Though evil tastes sweet in his mouth
and he conceals it under his tongue,

Isaiah 5:18

Woe to those who drag wickedness
with cords of deceit
and pull sin along with cart ropes,

Love » Love, brotherly special teachings concerning » Examples of

Acts 20:38

grieving most of all over his statement that they would never see his face again. Then they escorted him to the ship.

Love » Special teachings concerning » Examples of

Acts 20:38

grieving most of all over his statement that they would never see his face again. Then they escorted him to the ship.

Love » For Christ » For friends

Acts 20:38

grieving most of all over his statement that they would never see his face again. Then they escorted him to the ship.

Love » For Christ » For native land

Nehemiah 2:3

and replied to the king, “May the king live forever! Why should I not be sad when the city where my ancestors are buried lies in ruins and its gates have been destroyed by fire?”

Isaiah 66:10

Be glad for Jerusalem and rejoice over her,
all who love her.
Rejoice greatly with her,
all who mourn over her—

2 Samuel 10:12

Be strong! We must prove ourselves strong for our people and for the cities of our God. May the Lord’s will be done.”

Love » Of home » Of word

Love » Good for evil examples of returning » Encouraged

Exodus 23:5

“If you see the donkey of someone who hates you lying helpless under its load, and you want to refrain from helping it, you must help with it.

More verses: Matthew 5:44 Luke 6:27

Love » The test » To Christ

John 14:22-23

Judas (not Iscariot) said to Him, "Lord, how is it You're going to reveal Yourself to us and not to the world?" 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.

John 14:15-16

"If you love Me, you will keep My commandments. And I will ask the Father, and He will give you another Counselor to be with you forever.

More verses: Philemon 1:5 1 Peter 1:8

Love » The test » To God

Psalm 42:1

For the choir director. A Maskil of the sons of Korah.As a deer longs for streams of water,
so I long for You, God.

Psalm 84:2

I long and yearn
for the courts of the Lord;
my heart and flesh cry out for the living God.

More verses: Psalm 18:1 Psalm 116:1

Love » Maternal » Of enemies

Exodus 23:4

“If you come across your enemy’s stray ox or donkey, you must return it to him.

Job 31:29

Have I rejoiced over my enemy’s distress,
or become excited when trouble came his way?

More verses: Proverbs 25:21-22

Love » The reward for loving the lord

Luke 7:40-48

Jesus replied to him, "Simon, I have something to say to you." "Teacher," he said, "say it." "A creditor had two debtors. One owed 500 denarii, and the other 50. Since they could not pay it back, he graciously forgave them both. So, which of them will love him more?" read more.
Simon answered, "I suppose the one he forgave more." "You have judged correctly," He told him. Turning to the woman, He said to Simon, "Do you see this woman? I entered your house; you gave Me no water for My feet, but she, with her tears, has washed My feet and wiped them with her hair. You gave Me no kiss, but she hasn't stopped kissing My feet since I came in. You didn't anoint My head with oil, but she has anointed My feet with fragrant oil. Therefore I tell you, her many sins have been forgiven; that's why she loved much. But the one who is forgiven little, loves little." Then He said to her, "Your sins are forgiven."

Deuteronomy 11:13-15

"If you carefully obey My commands I am giving you today, to love the Lord your God and worship Him with all your heart and all your soul, I will provide rain for your land in season, the early and late rains, and you will harvest your grain, new wine, and oil. I will provide grass in your fields for your livestock. You will eat and be satisfied.

Deuteronomy 30:15-16

See, today I have set before you life and prosperity, death and adversity. For I am commanding you today to love the Lord your God, to walk in His ways, and to keep His commands, statutes, and ordinances, so that you may live and multiply, and the Lord your God may bless you in the land you are entering to possess.

Psalm 91:9-16

Because you have made the Lord-my refuge, the Most High-your dwelling place, no harm will come to you; no plague will come near your tent. For He will give His angels orders concerning you, to protect you in all your ways. read more.
They will support you with their hands so that you will not strike your foot against a stone. You will tread on the lion and the cobra; you will trample the young lion and the serpent. Because he is lovingly devoted to Me, I will deliver him; I will exalt him because he knows My name. When he calls out to Me, I will answer him; I will be with him in trouble. I will rescue him and give him honor. I will satisfy him with a long life and show him My salvation.

John 16:19-27

Jesus knew they wanted to question Him, so He said to them, "Are you asking one another about what I said, 'A little while and you will not see Me; again a little while and you will see Me'? "I assure you: You will weep and wail, but the world will rejoice. You will become sorrowful, but your sorrow will turn to joy. When a woman is in labor she has pain because her time has come. But when she has given birth to a child, she no longer remembers the suffering because of the joy that a person has been born into the world. read more.
So you also have sorrow now. But I will see you again. Your hearts will rejoice, and no one will rob you of your joy. In that day you will not ask Me anything. "I assure you: Anything you ask the Father in My name, He will give you. Until now you have asked for nothing in My name. Ask and you will receive, that your joy may be complete. "I have spoken these things to you in figures of speech. A time is coming when I will no longer speak to you in figures, but I will tell you plainly about the Father. In that day you will ask in My name. I am not telling you that I will make requests to the Father on your behalf. For the Father Himself loves you, because you have loved Me and have believed that I came from God.

Love » The love of God

Romans 8:39

height or depth, or any other created thing
will have the power to separate us
from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord!

Psalm 63:1-3

God, You are my God; I eagerly seek You. I thirst for You; my body faints for You in a land that is dry, desolate, and without water. So I gaze on You in the sanctuary to see Your strength and Your glory. My lips will glorify You because Your faithful love is better than life.

More verses: Titus 3:3-5 Psalm 36:7

Love » Instances of love for jesus » Mary magdalene and other disciples

Matthew 27:55-56

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.

Luke 8:2-3

and also some women who had been healed of evil spirits and sicknesses: Mary, called Magdalene (seven demons had come out of her); Joanna the wife of Chuza, Herod's steward; Susanna; and many others who were supporting them from their possessions.

John 20:11-18

But Mary stood outside facing the tomb, crying. As she was crying, she stooped to look into the tomb. She saw two angels in white sitting there, one at the head and one at the feet, where Jesus' body had been lying. They said to her, "Woman, why are you crying?" "Because they've taken away my Lord," she told them, "and I don't know where they've put Him." read more.
Having said this, she turned around and saw Jesus standing there, though she did not know it was Jesus. "Woman," Jesus said to her, "why are you crying? Who is it you are looking for?" Supposing He was the gardener, she replied, "Sir, if you've removed Him, tell me where you've put Him, and I will take Him away." Jesus said, "Mary." Turning around, she said to Him in Hebrew, "Rabbouni!" is also used in Mk 10:51 -which means "Teacher." "Don't cling to Me," Jesus told her, "for I have not yet ascended to the Father. But go to My brothers and tell them that I am ascending to My Father and your Father-to My God and your God." Mary Magdalene went and announced to the disciples, "I have seen the Lord!" And she told them what He had said to her.

Luke 23:27

A large crowd of people followed Him, including women who were mourning and lamenting Him.

Matthew 27:61

Mary Magdalene and the other Mary were seated there, facing the tomb.

Love » For Christ » Grown cold

Hosea 10:2

Their hearts are devious;
now they must bear their guilt.
The Lord will break down their altars
and demolish their sacred pillars.

Jeremiah 2:2

“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.

1 Timothy 5:12

and will therefore receive condemnation because they have renounced their original pledge.

Love » Those that love others

More verses: Ephesians 5:28

Love » God the father and jesus Christ loving each other

John 17:1-26

Jesus spoke these things, looked up to heaven, and said: Father, the hour has come. Glorify Your Son so that the Son may glorify You, for You gave Him authority over all flesh; so He may give eternal life to all You have given Him. This is eternal life: that they may know You, the only true God, and the One You have sent-Jesus Christ. read more.
I have glorified You on the earth by completing the work You gave Me to do. Now, Father, glorify Me in Your presence with that glory I had with You before the world existed. I have revealed Your name to the men You gave Me from the world. They were Yours, You gave them to Me, and they have kept Your word. Now they know that all things You have given to Me are from You, because the words that You gave Me, I have given them. They have received them and have known for certain that I came from You. They have believed that You sent Me. I pray for them. I am not praying for the world but for those You have given Me, because they are Yours. All My things are Yours, and Yours are Mine, and I have been glorified in them. I am no longer in the world, but they are in the world, and I am coming to You. Holy Father, protect them by Your name that You have given Me, so that they may be one as We are one. While I was with them, I was protecting them by Your name that You have given Me. I guarded them and not one of them is lost, except the son of destruction, so that the Scripture may be fulfilled. Now I am coming to You, and I speak these things in the world so that they may have My joy completed in them. I have given them Your word. The world hated them because they are not of the world, as I am not of the world. I am not praying that You take them out of the world but that You protect them from the evil one. They are not of the world, as I am not of the world. Sanctify them by the truth; Your word is truth. As You sent Me into the world, I also have sent them into the world. I sanctify Myself for them, so they also may be sanctified by the truth. I pray not only for these, but also for those who believe in Me through their message. May they all be one, as You, Father, are in Me and I am in You. May they also be one in Us, so the world may believe You sent Me. I have given them the glory You have given Me. May they be one as We are one. I am in them and You are in Me. May they be made completely one, so the world may know You have sent Me and have loved them as You have loved Me. Father, I desire those You have given Me to be with Me where I am. Then they will see My glory, which You have given Me because You loved Me before the world's foundation. Righteous Father! The world has not known You. However, I have known You, and these have known that You sent Me. 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.

John 14:23-31

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. The one who doesn't love Me will not keep My words. The word that you hear is not Mine but is from the Father who sent Me. "I have spoken these things to you while I remain with you. read more.
But the Counselor, the Holy Spirit-the Father will send Him in My name-will teach you all things and remind you of everything I have told you. "Peace I leave with you. My peace I give to you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Your heart must not be troubled or fearful. 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. I have told you now before it happens so that when it does happen you may believe. I will not talk with you much longer, because the ruler of the world is coming. He has no power over Me. On the contrary, [I am going away] so that the world may know that I love the Father. Just as the Father commanded Me, so I do. "Get up; let's leave this place.

John 10:7-17

So Jesus said again, "I assure you: I am the door of the sheep. All who came before Me are thieves and robbers, but the sheep didn't listen to them. I am the door. If anyone enters by Me, he will be saved and will come in and go out and find pasture. read more.
A thief comes only to steal and to kill and to destroy. I have come that they may have life and have it in abundance. "I am the good shepherd. The good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep. The hired man, since he is not the shepherd and doesn't own the sheep, leaves them and runs away when he sees a wolf coming. The wolf then snatches and scatters them. [This happens] because he is a hired man and doesn't care about the sheep. "I am the good shepherd. I know My own sheep, and they know Me, as the Father knows Me, and I know the Father. I lay down My life for the sheep. But I have other sheep that are not of this fold; I must bring them also, and they will listen to My voice. Then there will be one flock, one shepherd. This is why the Father loves Me, because I am laying down My life so I may take it up again.

More verses: John 15:1-9

Love » Who to love

Matthew 5:43-48

"You have heard that it was said, Love your neighbor and hate your enemy. But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father in heaven. For He causes His sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous. read more.
For if you love those who love you, what reward will you have? Don't even the tax collectors do the same? And if you greet only your brothers, what are you doing out of the ordinary? Don't even the Gentiles do the same? Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.

Luke 6:27-35

"But I say to you who listen: Love your enemies, do good to those who hate you, bless those who curse you, pray for those who mistreat you. If anyone hits you on the cheek, offer the other also. And if anyone takes away your coat, don't hold back your shirt either. read more.
Give to everyone who asks from you, and from one who takes away your things, don't ask for them back. Just as you want others to do for you, do the same for them. If you love those who love you, what credit is that to you? Even sinners love those who love them. If you do what is good to those who are good to you, what credit is that to you? Even sinners do that. And if you lend to those from whom you expect to receive, what credit is that to you? Even sinners lend to sinners to be repaid in full. But love your enemies, do what is good, and lend, expecting nothing in return. Then your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High. For He is gracious to the ungrateful and evil.

Deuteronomy 10:17-19

For the Lord your God is the God of gods and Lord of lords, the great, mighty, and awesome God, showing no partiality and taking no bribe. He executes justice for the fatherless and the widow, and loves the foreign resident, giving him food and clothing. You also must love the foreigner, since you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.

Love » Love, brotherly special teachings concerning » Universal

Love » Love, brotherly special teachings concerning » Abounding

Love » Special teachings concerning » Abounding

Love » Examples of fathers' love » David

2 Samuel 18:5

The king commanded Joab, Abishai, and Ittai, “Treat the young man Absalom gently for my sake.” All the people heard the king’s orders to all the commanders about Absalom.

2 Samuel 13:39

Then King David longed to go to Absalom, for David had finished grieving over Amnon’s death.

Love » Paternal » David

2 Samuel 18:5

The king commanded Joab, Abishai, and Ittai, “Treat the young man Absalom gently for my sake.” All the people heard the king’s orders to all the commanders about Absalom.

2 Samuel 13:39

Then King David longed to go to Absalom, for David had finished grieving over Amnon’s death.

Love » Fathers » David

2 Samuel 18:5

The king commanded Joab, Abishai, and Ittai, “Treat the young man Absalom gently for my sake.” All the people heard the king’s orders to all the commanders about Absalom.

2 Samuel 13:39

Then King David longed to go to Absalom, for David had finished grieving over Amnon’s death.

Love » Examples of fathers' love » jacob

Genesis 37:35

All his sons and daughters tried to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted. “No,” he said. “I will go down to Sheol to my son, mourning.” And his father wept for him.

Genesis 42:38

But Jacob answered, “My son will not go down with you, for his brother is dead and he alone is left. If anything happens to him on your journey, you will bring my gray hairs down to Sheol in sorrow.”

Genesis 46:30

Then Israel said to Joseph, “At last I can die, now that I have seen your face and know you are still alive!”

Love » Paternal » jacob

Genesis 37:35

All his sons and daughters tried to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted. “No,” he said. “I will go down to Sheol to my son, mourning.” And his father wept for him.

Genesis 42:38

But Jacob answered, “My son will not go down with you, for his brother is dead and he alone is left. If anything happens to him on your journey, you will bring my gray hairs down to Sheol in sorrow.”

Genesis 46:30

Then Israel said to Joseph, “At last I can die, now that I have seen your face and know you are still alive!”

Love » Of home » The jews in exile

Psalm 137:1-2

By the rivers of Babylon- there we sat down and wept when we remembered Zion. There we hung up our lyres on the poplar trees,

Psalm 137:3-4

for our captors there asked us for songs, and our tormentors, for rejoicing: "Sing us one of the songs of Zion." How can we sing the Lord's song on foreign soil?

Psalm 137:5-6

If I forget you, Jerusalem, may my right hand forget [its skill]. May my tongue stick to the roof of my mouth if I do not remember you, if I do not exalt Jerusalem as my greatest joy!

Love » Fathers » jacob

Genesis 37:35

All his sons and daughters tried to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted. “No,” he said. “I will go down to Sheol to my son, mourning.” And his father wept for him.

Genesis 42:38

But Jacob answered, “My son will not go down with you, for his brother is dead and he alone is left. If anything happens to him on your journey, you will bring my gray hairs down to Sheol in sorrow.”

Genesis 46:30

Then Israel said to Joseph, “At last I can die, now that I have seen your face and know you are still alive!”

Love » Instances of love for jesus » Peter

Matthew 17:4

Then Peter said to Jesus, “Lord, it’s good for us to be here! If You want, I will make three tabernacles here: one for You, one for Moses, and one for Elijah.”

John 21:7

Therefore the disciple, the one Jesus loved, said to Peter, “It is the Lord!”When Simon Peter heard that it was the Lord, he tied his outer garment around him (for he was stripped) and plunged into the sea.

John 18:10

Then Simon Peter, who had a sword, drew it, struck the high priest’s slave, and cut off his right ear. (The slave’s name was Malchus.)

John 20:3-6

At that, Peter and the other disciple went out, heading for the tomb. The two were running together, but the other disciple outran Peter and got to the tomb first. Stooping down, he saw the linen cloths lying there, yet he did not go in. read more.
Then, following him, Simon Peter came also. He entered the tomb and saw the linen cloths lying there.

Love » What the lord loves

Psalm 37:28

For the Lord loves justice
and will not abandon His faithful ones.
They are kept safe forever,
but the children of the wicked will be destroyed.

Psalm 11:7

For the Lord is righteous; He loves righteous deeds.
The upright will see His face.

Isaiah 61:8

For I Yahweh love justice;
I hate robbery and injustice;
I will faithfully reward them
and make an everlasting covenant with them.

Psalm 33:4-5

For the word of the Lord is right, and all His work is trustworthy. He loves righteousness and justice; the earth is full of the Lord's unfailing love.

Love » Those whom the lord loves

Proverbs 3:11-12

Do not despise the Lord's instruction, my son, and do not loathe His discipline; for the Lord disciplines the one He loves, just as a father, the son he delights in.

Revelation 3:14-19

"To the angel of the church in Laodicea write: "The Amen, the faithful and true Witness, the Originator of God's creation says: I know your works, that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish that you were cold or hot. So, because you are lukewarm, and neither hot nor cold, I am going to vomit you out of My mouth. read more.
Because you say, 'I'm rich; I have become wealthy, and need nothing,' and you don't know that you are wretched, pitiful, poor, blind, and naked, I advise you to buy from Me gold refined in the fire so that you may be rich, and white clothes so that you may be dressed and your shameful nakedness not be exposed, and ointment to spread on your eyes so that you may see. As many as I love, I rebuke and discipline. So be committed and repent.

Love » Instances of love for jesus » The disciples

Mark 16:10

She went and reported to those who had been with Him, as they were mourning and weeping.

Luke 24:17-41

Then He asked them, "What is this dispute that you're having with each other as you are walking?" And they stopped [walking and looked] discouraged. The one named Cleopas answered Him, "Are You the only visitor in Jerusalem who doesn't know the things that happened there in these days?" "What things?" He asked them. So they said to Him, "The things concerning Jesus the Nazarene, who was a Prophet powerful in action and speech before God and all the people, read more.
and how our chief priests and leaders handed Him over to be sentenced to death, and they crucified Him. But we were hoping that He was the One who was about to redeem Israel. Besides all this, it's the third day since these things happened. Moreover, some women from our group astounded us. They arrived early at the tomb, and when they didn't find His body, they came and reported that they had seen a vision of angels who said He was alive. Some of those who were with us went to the tomb and found it just as the women had said, but they didn't see Him." He said to them, "How unwise and slow you are to believe in your hearts all that the prophets have spoken! Didn't the Messiah have to suffer these things and enter into His glory?" Then beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, He interpreted for them the things concerning Himself in all the Scriptures. They came near the village where they were going, and He gave the impression that He was going farther. But they urged Him: "Stay with us, because it's almost evening, and now the day is almost over." So He went in to stay with them. It was as He reclined at the table with them that He took the bread, blessed and broke it, and gave it to them. Then their eyes were opened, and they recognized Him, but He disappeared from their sight. So they said to each other, "Weren't our hearts ablaze within us while He was talking with us on the road and explaining the Scriptures to us?" That very hour they got up and returned to Jerusalem. They found the Eleven and those with them gathered together, who said, "The Lord has certainly been raised, and has appeared to Simon!" Then they began to describe what had happened on the road and how He was made known to them in the breaking of the bread. And as they were saying these things, He Himself stood among them. He said to them, "Peace to you!" But they were startled and terrified and thought they were seeing a ghost. "Why are you troubled?" He asked them. "And why do doubts arise in your hearts? Look at My hands and My feet, that it is I Myself! Touch Me and see, because a ghost does not have flesh and bones as you can see I have." Having said this, He showed them His hands and feet. But while they still could not believe because of [their] joy and were amazed, He asked them, "Do you have anything here to eat?"

Love » Instances of love for jesus » Mary

Luke 10:39

She had a sister named Mary, who also sat at the Lord’s feet and was listening to what He said.

Matthew 26:6-13

While Jesus was in Bethany at the house of Simon, a man who had a serious skin disease, a woman approached Him with an alabaster jar of very expensive fragrant oil. She poured it on His head as He was reclining at the table. When the disciples saw it, they were indignant. "Why this waste?" they asked. read more.
"This might have been sold for a great deal and given to the poor." But Jesus, aware of this, said to them, "Why are you bothering this woman? She has done a noble thing for Me. You always have the poor with you, but you do not always have Me. By pouring this fragrant oil on My body, she has prepared Me for burial. I assure you: Wherever this gospel is proclaimed in the whole world, what this woman has done will also be told in memory of her."

John 12:3-8

Then Mary took a pound of fragrant oil-pure and expensive nard-anointed Jesus' feet, and wiped His feet with her hair. So the house was filled with the fragrance of the oil. Then one of His disciples, Judas Iscariot (who was about to betray Him), said, "Why wasn't this fragrant oil sold for 300 denarii and given to the poor?" read more.
He didn't say this because he cared about the poor but because he was a thief. He was in charge of the money-bag and would steal part of what was put in it. Jesus answered, "Leave her alone; she has kept it for the day of My burial. For you always have the poor with you, but you do not always have Me."

Love » Of home » Courtship

Genesis 29:11-20

Then Jacob kissed Rachel and wept loudly. He told Rachel that he was her father's relative, Rebekah's son. She ran and told her father. When Laban heard the news about his sister's son Jacob, he ran to meet him, hugged him, and kissed him. Then he took him to his house, and Jacob told him all that had happened. read more.
Laban said to him, "Yes, you are my own flesh and blood." After Jacob had stayed with him a month, Laban said to him, "Just because you're my relative, should you work for me for nothing? Tell me what your wages should be." Now Laban had two daughters: the older was named Leah, and the younger was named Rachel. Leah had delicate eyes, but Rachel was shapely and beautiful. Jacob loved Rachel, so he answered Laban, "I'll work for you seven years for your younger daughter Rachel." Laban replied, "Better that I give her to you than to some other man. Stay with me." So Jacob worked seven years for Rachel, and they seemed like only a few days to him because of his love for her.

Judges 14:1-10

Samson went down to Timnah and saw a young Philistine woman there. He went back and told his father and his mother: "I have seen a young Philistine woman in Timnah. Now get her for me as a wife." But his father and mother said to him, "Can't you find a young woman among your relatives or among any of our people? Must you go to the uncircumcised Philistines for a wife?" But Samson told his father, "Get her for me, because I want her." read more.
Now his father and mother did not know this was from the Lord, who was seeking an occasion against the Philistines. At that time, the Philistines were ruling over Israel. Samson went down to Timnah with his father and mother and came to the vineyards of Timnah. Suddenly a young lion came roaring at him, the Spirit of the Lord took control of him, and he tore the lion apart with his bare hands as he might have torn a young goat. But he did not tell his father or mother what he had done. Then he went and spoke to the woman, because Samson wanted her. After some time, when he returned to get her, he left [the road] to see the lion's carcass, and there was a swarm of bees with honey in the carcass. He scooped [some honey] into his hands and ate [it] as he went along. When he returned to his father and mother, he gave [some] to them and they ate [it]. But he did not tell them that he had scooped the honey from the lion's carcass. His father went [to visit] the woman, and Samson prepared a feast there, as young men were accustomed to do.

Love » Good for evil examples of returning » David

1 Samuel 26:11

However, because of the Lord, I will never lift my hand against the Lord’s anointed. Instead, take the spear and the water jug by his head, and let’s go.”

1 Samuel 24:17

and said to David, “You are more righteous than I, for you have done what is good to me though I have done what is evil to you.

Love » Good for evil examples of returning » Stephen

Love » Those that love others more than jesus Christ

Matthew 10:33-37

But whoever denies Me before men, I will also deny him before My Father in heaven. Don't assume that I came to bring peace on the earth. I did not come to bring peace, but a sword. For I came to turn a man against his father, a daughter against her mother, a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law; read more.
and a man's enemies will be the members of his household. 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.

Love » What love is

Romans 13:8-10

Do not owe anyone anything, except to love one another, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law. The commandments: Do not commit adultery, do not murder, do not steal, do not covet, and if there is any other commandment-all are summed up by this: Love your neighbor as yourself. Love does no wrong to a neighbor. Love, therefore, is the fulfillment of the law.

2 John 1:3-6

Grace, mercy, and peace will be with us from God the Father and from Jesus Christ, the Son of the Father, in truth and love. I was very glad to find some of your children walking in truth, in keeping with a command we have received from the Father. So now I urge you, lady-not as if I were writing you a new command, but one we have had from the beginning-that we love one another. read more.
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.

Love » What not to love

Zechariah 8:17

Do not plot evil in your hearts against your neighbor, and do not love perjury, for I hate all this”—this is the Lord’s declaration.

Love » Good for evil examples of returning » Elisha

2 Kings 6:22

Elisha replied, “Don’t kill them. Do you kill those you have captured with your sword or your bow? Set food and water in front of them so they can eat and drink and go to their master.”

Love » Who loves jesus Christ

John 14:9-15

Jesus said to him, "Have I been among you all this time without your knowing Me, Philip? The one who has seen Me has seen the Father. How can you say, 'Show us the Father'? Don't you believe that I am in the Father and the Father is in Me? The words I speak to you I do not speak on My own. The Father who lives in Me does His works. Believe Me that I am in the Father and the Father is in Me. Otherwise, believe because of the works themselves. read more.
"I assure you: The one who believes in Me will also do the works that I do. And he will do even greater works than these, because I am going to the Father. Whatever you ask in My name, I will do it so that the Father may be glorified in the Son. If you ask Me anything in My name, I will do it. "If you love Me, you will keep My commandments.

Love » Love, brotherly special teachings concerning » Fervent

Love » Love, brotherly special teachings concerning » Sincere

Romans 13:9

The commandments:Do not commit adultery;
do not murder;
do not steal;
do not covet;and whatever other commandment—all are summed up by this: Love your neighbor as yourself.

Love » Special teachings concerning » Fervent

Love » Special teachings concerning » Sincere

Romans 13:9

The commandments:Do not commit adultery;
do not murder;
do not steal;
do not covet;and whatever other commandment—all are summed up by this: Love your neighbor as yourself.

Love » Those that do not love others

Love » Not faking love

Love » Good for evil examples of returning » Jesus

Love » Those that love wisdom

Proverbs 8:12-21

I, Wisdom, share a home with shrewdness and have knowledge and discretion. To fear the Lord is to hate evil. I hate arrogant pride, evil conduct, and perverse speech. I possess good advice and competence; I have understanding and strength. read more.
It is by me that kings reign and rulers enact just law; by me, princes lead, as do nobles [and] all righteous judges. I love those who love me, and those who search for me find me. With me are riches and honor, lasting wealth and righteousness. My fruit is better than solid gold, and my harvest than pure silver. I walk in the way of righteousness, along the paths of justice, giving wealth as an inheritance to those who love me, and filling their treasuries.

Love » Examples of fathers' love » Jairus

Mark 5:23

and kept begging Him, “My little daughter is at death’s door. Come and lay Your hands on her so she can get well and live.”

Love » Paternal » Jairus

Mark 5:23

and kept begging Him, “My little daughter is at death’s door. Come and lay Your hands on her so she can get well and live.”

Love » Fathers » Jairus

Mark 5:23

and kept begging Him, “My little daughter is at death’s door. Come and lay Your hands on her so she can get well and live.”

Love » Preeminent above » The greatest gift of all

Love » Instances of » David's subjects

2 Samuel 17:27-29

When David came to Mahanaim, Shobi son of Nahash from Rabbah of the Ammonites, Machir son of Ammiel from Lo-debar, and Barzillai the Gileadite from Rogelim brought beds, basins, and pottery items. [They also brought] wheat, barley, flour, roasted grain, beans, lentils, honey, curds, sheep, and cheese from the herd for David and the people with him to eat. They had reasoned, "The people must be hungry, exhausted, and thirsty in the desert."

2 Samuel 15:30

David was climbing the slope of the Mount of Olives, weeping as he ascended. His head was covered, and he was walking barefoot. Each of the people with him covered their heads and went up, weeping as they ascended.

Love » Preeminent above » The gift of prophecy, knowledge and faith

Love » Preeminent above » Benevolence and martyrdom

Love » Preeminent above » The gift of tongues

Love » The test » Of speech

Love » Love, brotherly special teachings concerning » Impartial

Love » Special teachings concerning » Impartial

Love » Examples of mothers' love » Rizpah's love for her sons

2 Samuel 21:9-10

and handed them over to the Gibeonites. They hanged them on the hill in the presence of the Lord; the seven of them died together. They were executed in the first days of the harvest at the beginning of the barley harvest. Rizpah, Aiah's daughter, took sackcloth and spread it out for herself on the rock from the beginning of the harvest until the rain poured down from heaven on the bodies. She kept the birds of the sky from them by day and the wild animals by night.

Love » Maternal » Rizpah's love for her sons

2 Samuel 21:9-10

and handed them over to the Gibeonites. They hanged them on the hill in the presence of the Lord; the seven of them died together. They were executed in the first days of the harvest at the beginning of the barley harvest. Rizpah, Aiah's daughter, took sackcloth and spread it out for herself on the rock from the beginning of the harvest until the rain poured down from heaven on the bodies. She kept the birds of the sky from them by day and the wild animals by night.

Love » The lord exercising lovingkindness

Jeremiah 9:23-24

This is what the Lord says: The wise must not boast in his wisdom; the mighty must not boast in his might; the rich must not boast in his riches. But the one who boasts should boast in this, that he understands and knows Me- that I am the Lord, showing faithful love, justice, and righteousness on the earth, for I delight in these things. [This is] the Lord's declaration.

Love » God being love

1 John 4:7-8

Dear friends, let us love one another, because love is from God, and everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. The one who does not love does not know God, because God is love.

Love » Of home » Barzillai

2 Samuel 19:37

Please let your servant return so that I may die in my own city near the tomb of my father and mother. But here is your servant Chimham: let him cross over with my lord the king. Do for him what seems good to you.”

Love » Of home » David

2 Samuel 23:15

David was extremely thirsty and said, “If only someone would bring me water to drink from the well at the city gate of Bethlehem!”

Love » The place where there is love

Love » What love does

Love » Love, brotherly special teachings concerning » Unselfish

Love » Good for evil examples of returning » Joseph

Genesis 45:15

Joseph kissed each of his brothers as he wept, and afterward his brothers talked with him.

Love » Good for evil examples of returning » moses

Love » Special teachings concerning » Unselfish

Love » Examples of mothers' love » Hagar's love for her child

Genesis 21:16

Then she went and sat down nearby, about a bowshot away, for she said, “I can’t bear to watch the boy die!” So as she sat nearby, she wept loudly.

Love » Examples of mothers' love » The canaanitish mother

Matthew 15:22

Just then a Canaanite woman from that region came and kept crying out, “Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David! My daughter is cruelly tormented by a demon.”

Love » Examples of mothers' love » The mother of samuel

1 Samuel 2:19

Each year his mother made him a little robe and took it to him when she went with her husband to offer the annual sacrifice.

Love » Examples of fathers' love » Laban

Genesis 31:28

but you didn’t even let me kiss my grandchildren and my daughters. You have acted foolishly.

Love » Maternal » Hagar's love for her child

Genesis 21:16

Then she went and sat down nearby, about a bowshot away, for she said, “I can’t bear to watch the boy die!” So as she sat nearby, she wept loudly.

Love » Paternal » The greatest commandment

Mark 12:30-31

Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, with all your mind, and with all your strength. "The second is: Love your neighbor as yourself. There is no other commandment greater than these."

Love » Maternal » The canaanitish mother

Matthew 15:22

Just then a Canaanite woman from that region came and kept crying out, “Have mercy on me, Lord, Son of David! My daughter is cruelly tormented by a demon.”

Love » Maternal » The mother of samuel

1 Samuel 2:19

Each year his mother made him a little robe and took it to him when she went with her husband to offer the annual sacrifice.

Love » Paternal » Laban

Genesis 31:28

but you didn’t even let me kiss my grandchildren and my daughters. You have acted foolishly.

Love » Fathers » Laban

Genesis 31:28

but you didn’t even let me kiss my grandchildren and my daughters. You have acted foolishly.

Love » Of home » jacob

Genesis 31:30

Now you have gone off because you long for your father—but why have you stolen my gods?”

Love » Of home » Hobab

Numbers 10:30

But he replied to him, “I don’t want to go. Instead, I will go to my own land and my relatives.”

Love » Those that do not love jesus Christ

John 14:23-24

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. The one who doesn't love Me will not keep My words. The word that you hear is not Mine but is from the Father who sent Me.

Love » Why love waxes cold

Love » The source of love

1 John 4:7-21

Dear friends, let us love one another, because love is from God, and everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. The one who does not love does not know God, because God is love. God's love was revealed among us in this way: God sent His One and Only Son into the world so that we might live through Him. read more.
Love consists in this: not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation for our sins. Dear friends, if God loved us in this way, we also must love one another. No one has ever seen God. If we love one another, God remains in us and His love is perfected in us. This is how we know that we remain in Him and He in us: He has given to us from His Spirit. And we have seen and we testify that the Father has sent the Son as Savior of the world. Whoever confesses that Jesus is the Son of God-God remains in him and he in God. 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. 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 whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen. And we have this command from Him: the one who loves God must also love his brother.

Love » Walking in love

Love » Secret love

Love » Who seeks love

Love » Instances of love for jesus » Nicodemus

John 19:39-40

Nicodemus (who had previously come to Him at night) also came, bringing a mixture of about 75 pounds = 12 ounces of myrrh and aloes. Then they took Jesus' body and wrapped it in linen cloths with the aromatic spices, according to the burial custom of the Jews.

Love » Examples of mothers' love » The mother's unforgettable love

Love » Examples of mothers' love » The mother of solomon's time

1 Kings 3:26

The woman whose son was alive spoke to the king because she felt great compassion for her son. “My lord, give her the living baby,” she said, “but please don’t have him killed!”But the other one said, “He will not be mine or yours. Cut him in two!”

Love » Examples of mothers' love » The shunammite mother

2 Kings 4:20

So he picked him up and took him to his mother. The child sat on her lap until noon and then died.

Love » Maternal » The mother's unforgettable love

Love » Maternal » The mother of solomon's time

1 Kings 3:26

The woman whose son was alive spoke to the king because she felt great compassion for her son. “My lord, give her the living baby,” she said, “but please don’t have him killed!”But the other one said, “He will not be mine or yours. Cut him in two!”

Love » Paternal » The fulfilling of the law

Love » Maternal » The shunammite mother

2 Kings 4:20

So he picked him up and took him to his mother. The child sat on her lap until noon and then died.

Love » Keeping yourself in the love of God

Jude 1:20-21

But you, dear friends, building yourselves up in your most holy faith and praying in the Holy Spirit, keep yourselves in the love of God, expecting the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ for eternal life.

Love » Who the love of God is perfected in

1 John 2:1-5

My little children, I am writing you these things so that you may not sin. But if anyone does sin, we have an advocate with the Father-Jesus Christ the righteous One. He Himself is the propitiation for our sins, and not only for ours, but also for those of the whole world. This is how we are sure that we have come to know Him: by keeping His commands. read more.
The one who says, "I have come to know Him," without keeping His commands, is a liar, and the truth is not in him. But whoever keeps His word, truly in him the love of God is perfected. This is how we know we are in Him:

Love » Who shall abide in Christ’s love

John 15:1-10

"I am the true vine, and My Father is the vineyard keeper. Every branch in Me that does not produce fruit He removes, and He prunes every branch that produces fruit so that it will produce more fruit. You are already clean because of the word I have spoken to you. read more.
Remain in Me, and I in you. Just as a branch is unable to produce fruit by itself unless it remains on the vine, so neither can you unless you remain in Me. "I am the vine; you are the branches. The one who remains in Me and I in him produces much fruit, because you can do nothing without Me. If anyone does not remain in Me, he is thrown aside like a branch and he withers. They gather them, throw them into the fire, and they are burned. If you remain in Me and My words remain in you, ask whatever you want and it will be done for you. My Father is glorified by this: that you produce much fruit and prove to be My disciples. "As the Father has loved Me, I have also loved you. Remain in My love. If you keep My commands you will remain in My love, just as I have kept My Father's commands and remain in His love.

Love » Who loves God’s children

1 John 5:1-2

Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Messiah has been born of God, and everyone who loves the parent also loves his child. This is how we know that we love God's children when we love God and obey His commands.

Love » Instances of love for jesus » Joseph of aramathaea

Matthew 27:57-60

When it was evening, a rich man from Arimathea named Joseph came, who himself had also become a disciple of Jesus. 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, read more.
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.

Love » Instances of » Abraham for lot

Genesis 14:14-16

When Abram heard that his relative had been taken prisoner, he assembled his 318 trained men, born in his household, and they went in pursuit as far as Dan. And he and his servants deployed against them by night, attacked them, and pursued them as far as Hobah to the north of Damascus. He brought back all the goods and also his relative Lot and his goods, as well as the women and the [other] people.

Love » The test » Demonstrates the reality of the new life

Love » The test » Love to God proven by brotherly love

Love » Who the love of the father is not in

Love » Those that dwell in love

Love » Perfect love

Love » How to love

Love » Those that love the world

Love » For Christ » Mary magdalene

John 20:11

But Mary stood outside facing the tomb, crying. As she was crying, she stooped to look into the tomb.

Love » Love, brotherly special teachings concerning » Christ's love the standard of

Love » Love, brotherly special teachings concerning » Proof of discipleship

Love » Special teachings concerning » Christ's love the standard of

Love » Special teachings concerning » Proof of discipleship

Love » Examples of fathers' love » Father of the prodigal

Love » Examples of mothers' love » The mother of moses

Exodus 2:3

But when she could no longer hide him, she got a papyrus basket for him and coated it with asphalt and pitch. She placed the child in it and set it among the reeds by the bank of the Nile.

Love » Examples of mothers' love » The mother of jesus

John 19:25

Standing by the cross of Jesus were His mother, His mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene.

Love » Instances of » Nehemiah for israelites

Nehemiah 5:10-15

Even I, as well as my brothers and my servants, have been lending them money and grain. Please, let us stop charging this interest. Return their fields, vineyards, olive groves, and houses to them immediately, along with the percentage of the money, grain, new wine, and olive oil that you have been assessing them." They responded: "We will return [these things] and require nothing more from them. We will do as you say." So I summoned the priests and made everyone take an oath to do this. read more.
I also shook the folds of my robe and said, "May God likewise shake from his house and property everyone who doesn't keep this promise. May he be shaken out and have nothing!" The whole assembly said, "Amen," and they praised the Lord. Then the people did as they had promised. Furthermore, from the day King Artaxerxes appointed me to be their governor in the land of Judah-from the twentieth year until his thirty-second year, 12 years-I and my associates never ate from the food allotted to the governor. The governors who preceded me had heavily burdened the people, taking food and wine from them, as well as a pound of silver. Their subordinates also oppressed the people, but I didn't do this, because of the fear of God.

Love » Instances of » Naomi, ruth, and boaz

Love » For Christ » Thomas

John 11:16

Then Thomas (called “Twin”) said to his fellow disciples, “Let’s go so that we may die with Him.”

Love » For Christ » Peter

John 21:16

A second time He asked him, “Simon, son of John, do you love Me?”“Yes, Lord,” he said to Him, “You know that I love You.” “Shepherd My sheep,” He told him.

Love » For Christ » Paul

Love » The test » Of true discipleship

Love » The test » Of genuine service

John 21:16

A second time He asked him, “Simon, son of John, do you love Me?”“Yes, Lord,” he said to Him, “You know that I love You.” “Shepherd My sheep,” He told him.

Love » Paternal » Father of the prodigal

Love » Maternal » The mother of moses

Exodus 2:3

But when she could no longer hide him, she got a papyrus basket for him and coated it with asphalt and pitch. She placed the child in it and set it among the reeds by the bank of the Nile.

Love » Maternal » The mother of jesus

John 19:25

Standing by the cross of Jesus were His mother, His mother’s sister, Mary the wife of Clopas, and Mary Magdalene.

Love » Fathers » Father of the prodigal

Love » Instances of love for jesus » Thomas

John 11:16

Then Thomas (called “Twin”) said to his fellow disciples, “Let’s go so that we may die with Him.”

Love » Instances of » Jehoshabeath for joash

2 Chronicles 22:11

Jehoshabeath, the king’s daughter, rescued Joash son of Ahaziah from the king’s sons who were being killed and put him and the one who nursed him in a bedroom. Now Jehoshabeath was the daughter of King Jehoram and the wife of Jehoiada the priest. Since she was Ahaziah’s sister, she hid Joash from Athaliah so that she did not kill him.

Love » Instances of » Job's friends

Job 42:11

All his brothers, sisters, and former acquaintances came to his house and dined with him in his house. They sympathized with him and comforted him concerning all the adversity the Lord had brought on him. Each one gave him a qesitah and a gold earring.

Love » For Christ » The sinful women

Luke 7:47

Therefore I tell you, her many sins have been forgiven; that’s why she loved much. But the one who is forgiven little, loves little.”

Love » For Christ » Mary of bethany

John 12:3

Then Mary took a pound of fragrant oil—pure and expensive nard—anointed Jesus’ feet, and wiped His feet with her hair. So the house was filled with the fragrance of the oil.

Love » What to love

Love » Of money » The root of evil

Love » Instances of love for jesus » Women of jerusalem

Luke 23:27

A large crowd of people followed Him, including women who were mourning and lamenting Him.

Love » Instances of » Roman Christians for paul

Acts 28:15

Now the believers from there had heard the news about us and had come to meet us as far as the Forum of Appius and the Three Taverns. When Paul saw them, he thanked God and took courage.

Love » Instances of » Centurion for his servant

Luke 7:2-6

A centurion's slave, who was highly valued by him, was sick and about to die. When the centurion heard about Jesus, he sent some Jewish elders to Him, requesting Him to come and save the life of his slave. When they reached Jesus, they pleaded with Him earnestly, saying, "He is worthy for You to grant this, read more.
because he loves our nation and has built us a synagogue." Jesus went with them, and when He was not far from the house, the centurion sent friends to tell Him, "Lord, don't trouble Yourself, since I am not worthy to have You come under my roof.

Love » Instances of » Obadiah for the prophets

Love » Instances of love for jesus » A man from gadara (gerasa) out of whom jesus cast an evil spirit

Mark 5:18

As He was getting into the boat, the man who had been demon-possessed kept begging Him to be with Him.

Love » Instances of » Mordecai for esther

Esther 2:7

Mordecai was the legal guardian of his cousin Hadassah (that is, Esther), because she didn’t have a father or mother. The young woman had a beautiful figure and was extremely good-looking. When her father and mother died, Mordecai had adopted her as his own daughter.

Lying » The wicked » Love

Paul » Characteristics of » Love

2 Corinthians 2:4

For I wrote to you with many tears out of an extremely troubled and anguished heart—not that you should be hurt, but that you should know the abundant love I have for you.

Peace » Saints should » Love

Zechariah 8:19

“The Lord of Hosts says this: The fast of the fourth month, the fast of the fifth, the fast of the seventh, and the fast of the tenth will become times of joy, gladness, and cheerful festivals for the house of Judah. Therefore, love truth and peace.”

Perfection » Some essential elements of » Love

Salvation » Saints » Love

Psalm 40:16

Let all who seek You rejoice and be glad in You;
let those who love Your salvation continually say,
“The Lord is great!”

The second coming of Christ » Saints » Love

profane Swearing » The wicked » Love

Psalm 109:17

He loved cursing—let it fall on him;
he took no delight in blessing—let it be far from him.

Truth » Love

Zechariah 8:19

“The Lord of Hosts says this: The fast of the fourth month, the fast of the fifth, the fast of the seventh, and the fast of the tenth will become times of joy, gladness, and cheerful festivals for the house of Judah. Therefore, love truth and peace.”

Universal » Blessing, possible » Love

Vanity » The wicked » Love

Psalm 4:2

How long, exalted men, will my honor be insulted?
How long will you love what is worthless
and pursue a lie?Selah

Vanity » Evil people » Love

Psalm 4:2

How long, exalted men, will my honor be insulted?
How long will you love what is worthless
and pursue a lie?Selah

Walk » Characteristics of » Love

Topics on Love

A Time For Love

26;16;8

“Then I passed by you and saw you, and you were indeed at the age for love. So I spread the edge of My garment over you and covered your nakedness. I pledged Myself to you, entered into a covenant with you, and you became Mine.” This is the declaration of the Lord God.

Aim At Love

51;3;14

Above all, put on love—the perfect bond of unity.

Attitudes Of Love

5;6;5

Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength.

Being In Love

62;4;18

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.

Brotherly Love

3;19;18

Do not take revenge or bear a grudge against members of your community, but love your neighbor as yourself; I am Yahweh.

Brothers Love

45;12;10

Show family affection to one another with brotherly love. Outdo one another in showing honor.

Children, Parents Love

56;2;4

so they may encourage the young women to love their husbands and to love their children,

Christ's Love

41;10;21

Then, looking at him, Jesus loved him and said to him, “You lack one thing: Go, sell all you have and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow Me.”

Examples Of Fathers' Love

19;103;13

As a father has compassion on his children,
so the Lord has compassion on those who fear Him.

Examples Of Mothers' Love

23;49;15

“Can a woman forget her nursing child,
or lack compassion for the child of her womb?
Even if these forget,
yet I will not forget you.

Faith Hope And Love

46;13;13

Now these three remain:
faith, hope, and love.
But the greatest of these is love.

Family Love

60;1;22

By obedience to the truth, having purified yourselves for sincere love of the brothers, love one another earnestly from a pure heart,

Fathers Love

62;3;1

1 Look at how great a love the Father has given us that we should be called God’s children. And we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it didn’t know Him.

Finding Love

20;8;17

I love those who love me,
and those who search for me find me.

Friendship And Love

43;15;13

No one has greater love than this, that someone would lay down his life for his friends.

God's Healing Love

28;14;4

I will heal their apostasy;
I will freely love them,
for My anger will have turned from him.

God's Love For Israel

19;47;4

He chooses for us our inheritance—
the pride of Jacob, whom He loves.Selah

God's Love For Us

62;4;9

God’s love was revealed among us in this way: God sent His One and Only Son into the world so that we might live through Him.

God's Love In Christ

43;3;16

“For God loved the world in this way: He gave His One and Only Son, so that everyone who believes in Him will not perish but have eternal life.

God, Love Of

62;4;8

The one who does not love does not know God, because God is love.

Gods Love

60;1;22

By obedience to the truth, having purified yourselves for sincere love of the brothers, love one another earnestly from a pure heart,

Hope And Love

46;13;13

Now these three remain:
faith, hope, and love.
But the greatest of these is love.

Jesus Christ, Love Of

43;11;5

Now Jesus loved Martha, her sister, and Lazarus.

Love And Family

40;10;37

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.

Love And Forgiveness

19;86;5

For You, Lord, are kind and ready to forgive,
rich in faithful love to all who call on You.

Love And Relationships

51;3;14

Above all, put on love—the perfect bond of unity.

Love And Strength

42;10;27

He answered:Love the Lord your Godwith all your heart, with all your soul, with all your strength, and with all your mind; and your neighbor as yourself.

Love And Wine

22;2;4

He brought me to the banquet hall,
and he looked on me with love.

Love As A Fruit Of The Spirit

48;5;22

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith,

Love Between Father And Son

43;3;35

The Father loves the Son and has given all things into His hands.

Love Between Relatives

19;133;1

A Davidic song of ascents.How good and pleasant it is
when brothers live together in harmony!

Love Exists Between People

49;1;15

This is why, since I heard about your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints,

Love Feast

65;1;12

These are the ones who are like dangerous reefs at your love feasts. They feast with you, nurturing only themselves without fear. They are waterless clouds carried along by winds; trees in late autumn—fruitless, twice dead, pulled out by the roots;

Love Fellow Christians!

43;13;34

“I give you a new command: Love one another. Just as I have loved you, you must also love one another.

Love For Children

56;2;4

so they may encourage the young women to love their husbands and to love their children,

Love For God

2;20;6

6 but showing faithful love to a thousand generations of those who love Me and keep My commands.

Love Growing

52;3;12

And may the Lord cause you to increase and overflow with love for one another and for everyone, just as we also do for you.

Love Marriage

49;5;25

Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave Himself for her

Love Of Jesus, Examples Of

42;22;32

But I have prayed for you that your faith may not fail. And you, when you have turned back, strengthen your brothers.”

Love Of Jesus, To The Saints

22;8;7

Mighty waters cannot extinguish love;
rivers cannot sweep it away.
If a man were to give all his wealth for love,
it would be utterly scorned.

Love to Christ

60;1;8

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,

Love To Others

62;4;7

Dear friends, let us love one another, because love is from God, and everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.

Love To Others Shown In

40;25;35

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;

Love To Others, Evidence Of

62;2;10

The one who loves his brother remains in the light, and there is no cause for stumbling in him.

Love to Others, Examples Of

1;45;15

Joseph kissed each of his brothers as he wept, and afterward his brothers talked with him.

Love Towards Christ

40;17;5

While he was still speaking, suddenly a bright cloud covered them, and a voice from the cloud said:This is My beloved Son.
I take delight in Him.
Listen to Him!

Love Towards Christ, Shown By

22;3;2

I will arise now and go about the city,
through the streets and the plazas.
I will seek the one I love.
I sought him, but did not find him.

Love Towards Christ, The Nature Of

49;6;24

Grace be with all who have undying love for our Lord Jesus Christ.

Love Towards God, Nature Of

5;11;1

“Therefore, love the Lord your God and always keep His mandate and His statutes, ordinances, and commands.

Love Towards God, Results In

19;5;11

But let all who take refuge in You rejoice;
let them shout for joy forever.
May You shelter them,
and may those who love Your name boast about You.

Love Your Neighbour!

3;19;18

Do not take revenge or bear a grudge against members of your community, but love your neighbor as yourself; I am Yahweh.

Love, Abuse Of

50;2;3-4

Do nothing out of rivalry or conceit, but in humility consider others as more important than yourselves.

Love, And The World

20;13;24

The one who will not use the rod hates his son,
but the one who loves him disciplines him diligently.

Love, For One Another

48;5;14

For the entire law is fulfilled in one statement: Love your neighbor as yourself.

Love, Nature Of

62;4;7-8

Dear friends, let us love one another, because love is from God, and everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.

Love, Of Fellow Man

49;5;2

And walk in love, as the Messiah also loved us and gave Himself for us, a sacrificial and fragrant offering to God.

Maternal Love

40;23;37

“Jerusalem, Jerusalem! She who kills the prophets and stones those who are sent to her. How often I wanted to gather your children together, as a hen gathers her chicks under her wings, yet you were not willing!

Mothers Love For Children

52;2;7

Although we could have been a burden as Christ’s apostles, instead we were gentle among you, as a nursing mother nurtures her own children.

Mothers Love For Her Children

23;66;13

As a mother comforts her son,
so I will comfort you,
and you will be comforted in Jerusalem.

Parental Love

49;6;4

Fathers, don’t stir up anger in your children, but bring them up in the training and instruction of the Lord.

Parents Love

40;10;37

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.

Self Love

49;5;29

For no one ever hates his own flesh but provides and cares for it, just as Christ does for the church,

Sexual Love

26;16;8

“Then I passed by you and saw you, and you were indeed at the age for love. So I spread the edge of My garment over you and covered your nakedness. I pledged Myself to you, entered into a covenant with you, and you became Mine.” This is the declaration of the Lord God.

Sibling Love

62;4;21

And we have this command from Him: The one who loves God must also love his brother.

Sin, Love Of

20;26;11

As a dog returns to its vomit,
so a fool repeats his foolishness.

Spiritual Gifts, Importance Of Love

46;13;1

If I speak human or angelic languages
but do not have love,
I am a sounding gong or a clanging cymbal.

Strength And Love

41;12;33

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.”

The Love Of Sleep

20;20;13

Don’t love sleep, or you will become poor;
open your eyes, and you’ll have enough to eat.

The Need To Love Christ

40;10;37

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.

The Need To Love God

5;6;5

Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength.

True Love

62;4;18

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.

Trusting In God's Love

19;6;2-4

Be gracious to me, Lord, for I am weak;
heal me,Lord, for my bones are shaking;

Unconditional Love

62;4;19

We love because He first loved us.

Walking In Love

49;5;2

And walk in love, as the Messiah also loved us and gave Himself for us, a sacrificial and fragrant offering to God.