What the Bible Says Love Is

Bible Summary. Love is patience. Love is kind. Love is not selfish, envious, nor prideful. The love that God desires for us to possess is a special type of love called “agape” love. Agape love is defined as unmerited favor. There are many Christian virtues, but love is the greatest. See below for Biblical advise and scriptures on what love is.

Quotes & Art: Love


Love is Many Things, But It is Not Selfish.

Love is patience. Love is kind. Love is not selfish, envious, nor prideful. Selfishness and love are complete opposites and cannot coexist at the same time. 1st Corinthians 13:4 advises us that love is long-suffering and kind.

1st Corinthians 13:4, “Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up,”

Love is the Fulfillment of God’s Will.

Love is a characteristic that God desires everyone to possess. The love that God desires for us is a special type of love called “agape” love. Agape love is defined as unmerited favor. Romans 13:10 advises us that by displaying true love to others we are fulfilling God’s purpose in our lives.

Romans 13:10, “Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.”

A Illustration About Unconditional Love: The Father, Preacher, and Son …

Love is the Greatest of the Christian Virtues.

Christian theologians have traditionally identified faith, hope, and charity (love) as the three Christian virtues (Three Theological Virtues). Faith, hope, and love are key Christian virtues today as they have been throughout the history of Christianity. 1st Corinthians 13:13 advises us that love is the greatest virtue.

1st Corinthians 13:13, “And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.”

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