What is True Love?

Summary. The Bible says that true love requires patience. For true love to have patience, it also must have hope. True Love rejoices in things of God. The things of God include love itself, truth, and goodness. True love can withstand any adversity and any temptation. True love is a bond between two people that cannot be broken. True love will last for an eternity. See below for Biblical advice and scriptures on true love.

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The Bible Says True Love Is Patient

The Bible says that true love requires patience. True love is patient because it bears through any circumstances and never changes. Circumstances can change, people can change, but true love never changes. 1st Corinthians 13:7 advises us that love is patient, endures, and has hope.

1st Corinthians 13:7, “Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.”

True Love Rejoices in Righteous and Truth

True Love rejoices in things of God. The things of God include love itself, truth, and goodness. God is the only source of all true love, truth, and goodness. Without God there is no true love, truth, or goodness. 1st Corinthians 13:6 advises us that love does not rejoice in sin, but in truth and righteousness.

1st Corinthians 13:6, “it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth.”

True Love Can Withstand Any Adversity As Well As Any Temptation

True love can withstand any adversity and any temptation. True love is a bond between two people that cannot be broken. Many relationships fail in hard times, but true love is there when finances are low, in sickness, when disaster hits, and when there is no reason to hope. Song of Solomon 8:7 tells us that love can overcome any adversity.

Song of Solomon 8:7, “Many waters cannot quench love, neither can floods drown it. If a man offered for love all the wealth of his house, he would be utterly despised.”

Illustration of God’s Unconditional Love: The Father, The Preacher, and The lost Son …