Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.
Do everything in love.
Let the morning bring me word of your unfailing love, for I have put my trust in you. Show me the way I should go, for to you I entrust my life.
And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.
And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love. Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in them.
We love because he first loved us.
Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.
And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.
Love must be sincere. Hate what is evil; cling to what is good.
Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.
If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing.
Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.
My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.
No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and his love is made complete in us.
Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.
May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s perseverance.
Whoever claims to love God yet hates a brother or sister is a liar. For whoever does not love their brother and sister, whom they have seen, cannot love God, whom they have not seen.
Since you are precious and honored in my sight, and because I love you, I will give people in exchange for you, nations in exchange for your life.
However, as it is written: “What no eye has seen, what no ear has heard, and what no human mind has conceived”— the things God has prepared for those who love him—
Whoever pursues righteousness and love finds life, prosperity and honor.
See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are! The reason the world does not know us is that it did not know him.
Let no debt remain outstanding, except the continuing debt to love one another, for whoever loves others has fulfilled the law.
Hatred stirs up conflict, but love covers over all wrongs.
May the Lord make your love increase and overflow for each other and for everyone else, just as ours does for you.
Mercy, peace and love be yours in abundance.
No one should seek their own good, but the good of others.
Instead, speaking the truth in love, we will grow to become in every respect the mature body of him who is the head, that is, Christ.
Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’
If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal.
But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,
For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.
Love does no harm to a neighbor. Therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.
For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may stay for the night, but rejoicing comes in the morning.
Don’t let anyone look down on you because you are young, but set an example for the believers in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith and in purity.
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall trouble or hardship or persecution or famine or nakedness or danger or sword?
If I give all I possess to the poor and give over my body to hardship that I may boast, but do not have love, I gain nothing.
This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.
and walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.
By day the Lord directs his love, at night his song is with me— a prayer to the God of my life.
But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness.
The Lord is compassionate and gracious, slow to anger, abounding in love.