Search results for: love

  • John 3:16 (AMPC)

    For God so greatly loved and dearly prized the world that He [even] gave up His only begotten (unique) Son, so that whoever believes in (trusts in, clings to, relies on) Him shall not perish (come to destruction, be lost) but have eternal (everlasting) life.

  • Romans 5:8 (AMPC)

    But God shows and clearly proves His [own] love for us by the fact that while we were still sinners, Christ (the Messiah, the Anointed One) died for us.

  • 1 Corinthians 13:4 (AMPC)

    Love endures long and is patient and kind; love never is envious nor boils over with jealousy, is not boastful or vainglorious, does not display itself haughtily.

  • 1 Corinthians 13:5 (AMPC)

    It is not conceited (arrogant and inflated with pride); it is not rude (unmannerly) and does not act unbecomingly. Love (God's love in us) does not insist on its own rights or its own way, for it is not self-seeking; it is not touchy or fretful or resentful; it takes no account of the evil done to it [it pays no attention to a suffered wrong].

  • 1 Corinthians 13:6 (AMPC)

    It does not rejoice at injustice and unrighteousness, but rejoices when right and truth prevail.

  • 1 Corinthians 13:7 (AMPC)

    Love bears up under anything and everything that comes, is ever ready to believe the best of every person, its hopes are fadeless under all circumstances, and it endures everything [without weakening].

  • Luke 6:35 (AMPC)

    But love your enemies and be kind and do good [doing favors so that someone derives benefit from them] and lend, expecting and hoping for nothing in return but considering nothing as lost and despairing of no one; and then your recompense (your reward) will be great (rich, strong, intense, and abundant), and you will be sons of the Most High, for He is kind and charitable and good to the ungrateful and the selfish and wicked.

  • 1 John 4:8 (AMPC)

    He who does not love has not become acquainted with God [does not and never did know Him], for God is love.

  • 1 John 4:9 (AMPC)

    In this the love of God was made manifest (displayed) where we are concerned: in that God sent His Son, the only begotten or unique [Son], into the world so that we might live through Him.

  • 1 John 4:10 (AMPC)

    In this is love: not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son to be the propitiation (the atoning sacrifice) for our sins.

  • 1 John 4:19 (AMPC)

    We love Him, because He first loved us.

  • Romans 8:38 (AMPC)

    For I am persuaded beyond doubt (am sure) that neither death nor life, nor angels nor principalities, nor things impending and threatening nor things to come, nor powers,

  • Romans 8:39 (AMPC)

    Nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation will be able to separate us from the love of God which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

  • 2 John 1:6 (AMPC)

    And what this love consists in is this: that we live and walk in accordance with and guided by His commandments (His orders, ordinances, precepts, teaching). This is the commandment, as you have heard from the beginning, that you continue to walk in love [guided by it and following it].

  • 1 Corinthians 13:13 (AMPC)

    And so faith, hope, love abide [faith–conviction and belief respecting man's relation to God and divine things; hope–joyful and confident expectation of eternal salvation; love–true affection for God and man, growing out of God's love for and in us], these three; but the greatest of these is love.

  • 1 John 4:18 (AMPC)

    There is no fear in love [dread does not exist], but full-grown (complete, perfect) love turns fear out of doors and expels every trace of terror! For fear brings with it the thought of punishment, and [so] he who is afraid has not reached the full maturity of love [is not yet grown into love's complete perfection].

  • Ephesians 3:17 (AMPC)

    May Christ through your faith [actually] dwell (settle down, abide, make His permanent home) in your hearts! May you be rooted deep in love and founded securely on love,

  • Romans 12:10 (AMPC)

    Love one another with brotherly affection [as members of one family], giving precedence and showing honor to one another.

  • Matthew 5:44 (AMPC)

    But I tell you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, [Prov. 25:21, 22.]

  • 1 Corinthians 16:14 (AMPC)

    Let everything you do be done in love (true love to God and man as inspired by God's love for us).

  • Ephesians 5:28 (AMPC)

    Even so husbands should love their wives as [being in a sense] their own bodies. He who loves his own wife loves himself.

  • 1 John 2:15 (AMPC)

    Do not love or cherish the world or the things that are in the world. If anyone loves the world, love for the Father is not in him.

  • Luke 6:32 (AMPC)

    If you [merely] love those who love you, what quality of credit and thanks is that to you? For even the [very] sinners love their lovers (those who love them).

  • Exodus 20:6 (AMPC)

    But showing mercy and steadfast love to a thousand generations of those who love Me and keep My commandments.

  • Proverbs 7:18 (AMPC)

    Come, let us take our fill of love until morning; let us console and delight ourselves with love.