God Is LOVE

God is Love. He is the Creator of all things. God is the source of all Love.

I have carefully selected key Bible verses for you to learn about or be reminded of our loving God.

Take your time.

May feel the tender love of God and its call upon your life.

                                                                                                                                     Meditate on the truth you read below. I suggest a quiet environment.

I have included links so you can explore each passage more deeply.

Be sure to read their Comment, Context and Cross Reference tabs. The information is truly helpful to understanding each passage.

For your convenience, each link will open in a seperate page so you can easily RETURN back for the next Verses. 

 

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* –John 3:16

 

Heart of Love Joy Peace        ©Julie Brice Beiersdorf 

John 13:34

A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another

1 John 4:7

Dear friend, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.

1 John 4:8 

Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love

 

1 John 4:9

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.

(Click here to read 1 John 4:9 Commentaries)

 

1 John 4:10

This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins.

 

1 John 4:11

Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love on another.

 

1 John 4:15   (read together with the next 2 verses and look at the Parallel translations)

If anyone acknowledges that Jesus is the Son of God, God lives in him and he in God.

1 John 4:16

And so we know and rely on the love God has for us. God is love.

1 John 4:17

Whoever lives in love lives in God, and God in him. In this way, love is made complete among us so we will have confidence on the day of judgment because in this world we are like him.

1 John 4:19

We love because he first loved us.

 

Romans 5:8

But God demonstrate his own love for us in this: while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.

 

Romans 8:38

For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, not any powers (click here for Commentaries)

Romans 8:39

neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord. Click here for Commentaries.

 

Ephesians 2:4

But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy,

Ephesians 2:5

made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions-

it is by grace you have been saved. (click here to read Commentaries)

 

Psalm 36:7

How priceless is your unfailing love, O God! People take refuge in the shadow of our wings.

Psalm 52:8  But I am like an olive tree flourishing in the house of God; I trust in God’s unfailing love for ever and ever.

Psalm 59:17

O my Strength, I sing praise to you; you, O God, are my fortress, my loving God.

Psalm 86:5

You, Lord, are forgiving and good, abounding in love to all who call to you.

Psalm 106:1

Praise the LORD. Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures forever

 

1 John 3:1

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.  (click on the verse name and read the parallel translations and cross references)

Ephesians 3:16    (read together with verses 17-18)

I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being

Ephesians 3:17

so that Christ may dwell in your heart through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love,

Ephesians 3:18

may have power, together with all the Lords’ holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, (click here for commentaries- I like Clarke’s).

 

Through the way you love others, do people see God’s love displayed in you?  

If you are a Christian then you are His representative.

 

FINAL THOUGHTS

Think about memorizing a few or all of these passages. Above all spend time reading and meditating upon God’s word. Pray and seek Him. 

Join other believers in community groups, bible studies etc… “As iron sharpens iron, so a friend sharpens a friend”-Proverbs 27:17.

The more time you and I spend with God the better we are able to love one another.

 

If you do not believe in God and /or Jesus as Lord and Savior there are many resources for you to explore.

Your good questions have good answers. Your eternal destiny is at stake. You owe it to yourself to investigate.
Read  How To Receive Eternal Salvation  and explore the Links on the right side of this blog.

For further exploration read TOP 10 Bible Verses for Graduation and Life one of my most popular all time Posts!

To God be the Glory! – JULIE

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