Love in the Bible

They say love is what makes the world go round, but what does the Bible have to say about it?

“The greatest love you can have for your friends is to give your life for them.” (John 15:13)

“Love is not ill-mannered or selfish or irritable; love does not keep a record of wrongs.” (1 Corinthians 13:5)

“Above everything, love one another earnestly, because love covers over many sins.” (1 Peter 4:8)

“This is how we know what love is: Christ gave his life for us. We too, then, ought to give our lives for our brothers and sisters!” (1 John 3:16)

“Hate stirs up trouble, but love overlooks all offenses.” (Proverbs 10:12)

“If you love only the people who love you, why should you receive a blessing? Even sinners love those who love them!” (Luke 6:32)

“The steadfast love of the Lord never ceases; his mercies never come to an end.” (Lamentations 3:22)

“Meanwhile, these three remain: faith, hope, and love; and the greatest of these is love.” (1 Corinthians 13:13)

“Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good.” (Romans 12:19)

“Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.” (John 15:13)

“Love the LORD your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your strength.” (Deuteronomy 6:5)

“Be under obligation to no one – the only obligation you have is to love one another. Whoever does this has obeyed the Law.” (Romans 13:8)

“I love you just as the Father loves me; remain in my love.” (John 15:9)