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EditorsFeb 14, 2018 12:00:00 AM3 min read

Spread Love Through God with These 15 Bible Quotes

This Valentine’s Day, spread love to one another through God’s word. Perfect for a do-it-yourself Valentine’s Day card, leave one of these verses on a co-worker’s desk, in your spouse’s lunchbox, or send in a text to a friend far away. Wherever you’re sending love, here are some verses that are sure to express a heartwarming and God-filled Valentine’s Day message.

Bible Verses that Celebrate Love for God

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  1. 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. -1 John 4:16 (NIV)
  2. 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 (NIV)
  3. We love because He first loved us. -1 John 4:19 (NIV)
  4. But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, forbearance, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law. -Galatians 5:22-23 (NIV)
  5. But now, this is what the Lord says — He who created you, Jacob, He who formed you, Israel: “Do not fear, for I have redeemed you: I have summoned you by name; you are mine.” -Isaiah 43:1

Bible Verses that Celebrate Love for Friends

  1. No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and His love is made complete in us. -1 John 4:12 (NIV)
  2. Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their labor: If either of them falls down, one can help the other up. But pity anyone who falls and has no one to help them up. -Ecclesiastes 4:9-10 (NIV)
  3. And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another—and all the more as you see the Day approaching. -Hebrews 10:24-25 (NIV)
  4. But Ruth replied, “Don’t urge me to leave you or to turn back from you. Where you go I will go, and where you stay I will stay. Your people will be my people and your God my God. Where you die I will die, and there I will be buried.” -Ruth 1:16-17 (NIV)
  5. A friend loves at all times, and a brother is born for a time of adversity. -Proverbs 17:17 (NIV)

Bible Verses that Celebrate Love for a Special Someone

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  1. How delightful is your love, my sister, my bride! How much more pleasing is your love than wine, and the fragrance of your perfume more than any spice! -Song of Songs 4:10 (NIV)
  2. Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. -1 Corinthians 13:4-7 (NIV)
  3. Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves. -Romans 12:10 (NIV)
  4. Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins. -1 Peter 4:8 (NIV)
  5. Many waters cannot quench love; rivers cannot sweep it away. If one were to give all the wealth of one’s house for love, it would be utterly scorned. -Song of Songs 8:7 (NIV)

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