Bible Verses about Agape Love

Compiled by The BibleStudyTools Staff on 09/19/2019

What does the Bible say about Agape Love? Discover the top Bible verses about Agape Love from the Old and New Testaments. Read through the biblical references of Agape Love to learn more about its meaning and significance. May you find some insight from these related scripture quotes!

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7 and to godliness, mutual affection; and to mutual affection, love.
Romans 5:8 - God Demonstrated His Love
8 But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
You Are Loved
16 For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
1 John 4:8
8 Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love.
He has poured HIS love into our hearts
5 And hope does not put us to shame, because God’s love has been poured out into our hearts through the Holy Spirit, who has been given to us.
John 15:13 - Greater Love
13 Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.
Love is...
16 This is how we know what love is: Jesus Christ laid down his life for us. And we ought to lay down our lives for our brothers and sisters.
Love is Patient, Love is Kind
4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.
5 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.
6 Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.
7 It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.
8 Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away.
10 This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.
Is God's fruit showing through you? - Galatians 5:22-23
22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
15 When they had finished eating, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon son of John, do you love me more than these?”“Yes, Lord,” he said, “you know that I love you.” Jesus said, “Feed my lambs.”
16 Again Jesus said, “Simon son of John, do you love me?”He answered, “Yes, Lord, you know that I love you.” Jesus said, “Take care of my sheep.”
17 The third time he said to him, “Simon son of John, do you love me?”Peter was hurt because Jesus asked him the third time, “Do you love me?” He said, “Lord, you know all things; you know that I love you.” Jesus said, “Feed my sheep.
Love One Another
35 By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.”
Your Daily Verse - 1 John 4:16
16 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.
10 Love does no harm to a neighbor. Therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.
Your Daily Verse - 1 Corinthians 13:13
13 And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.
Romans 12:10
10 Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.
12 These people are blemishes at your love feasts, eating with you without the slightest qualm—shepherds who feed only themselves. They are clouds without rain, blown along by the wind; autumn trees, without fruit and uprooted—twice dead.
1 John 4:7 - Love One Another
7 Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.
1 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.
Matthew 5:44 - Pray for Those Who Persecute You
44 But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,
19 We love because he first loved us.
15 “If you love me, keep my commands.
John 13:34
34 “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
35 By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.”
Colossians 3:14
14 And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.
Luke 6:35
35 But love your enemies, do good to them, and lend to them without expecting to get anything back. Then your reward will be great, and you will be children of the Most High, because he is kind to the ungrateful and wicked.
Love is Patient, Love is Kind
4 Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.
Husbands Love Wives
25 Husbands, love your wives, just as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her
3 In fact, this is love for God: to keep his commands. And his commands are not burdensome,
No Fear in Love
18 There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear, because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears is not made perfect in love.
Your Daily Verse - John 17:26
26 I have made youknown to them, and will continue to make you known in order that the love you have for me may be in them and that I myself may be in them.”
21 Whoever has my commands and keeps them is the one who loves me. The one who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I too will love them and show myself to them.”
John 15:13 - Greater Love
12 My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.
13 Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.
Matthew 5:44 - Pray for Those Who Persecute You
43 “You have heard that it was said, ‘Love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’
44 But I tell you, love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,
45 that you may be children of your Father in heaven. He causes his sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.
46 If you love those who love you, what reward will you get? Are not even the tax collectors doing that?
47 And if you greet only your own people, what are you doing more than others? Do not even pagans do that?
48 Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect.
1 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.
27 No, the Father himself loves you because you have loved me and have believed that I came from God.
15 When they had finished eating, Jesus said to Simon Peter, “Simon son of John, do you love me more than these?”“Yes, Lord,” he said, “you know that I love you.” Jesus said, “Feed my lambs.”
4 But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy,
19 This is the verdict: Light has come into the world, but people loved darkness instead of light because their deeds were evil.
John 13:34
34 “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
Matthew 6:24
24 “No one can serve two masters. Either you will hate the one and love the other, or you will be devoted to the one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money.
Is God's fruit showing through you? - Galatians 5:22-23
22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
23 gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law.
11 Finally, brothers and sisters, rejoice! Strive for full restoration, encourage one another, be of one mind, live in peace. And the God of love and peace will be with you.
9 This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son into the world that we might live through him.
You Are Strong!
7 For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.
5 and from Jesus Christ, who is the faithful witness, the firstborn from the dead, and the ruler of the kings of the earth. To him who loves us and has freed us from our sins by his blood,
14 For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.”
Your Daily Verse - Colossians 3:18-19
19 Husbands, love your wives and do not be harsh with them.
Mark 12:30-31
29 “The most important one,” answered Jesus, “is this: ‘Hear, O Israel: The Lord our God, the Lord is one.
30 Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.’
31 The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’There is no commandment greater than these.”
Your Daily Verse - 1 Peter 4:8
8 Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.
9 “As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Now remain in my love.
10 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.