What is Love?

Bible Summary. God is love. Love is God. The Greek word, agape, defines love as unconditional favor and devotion to the well being of someone. God has shown us real love by his grace and the giving of His Son that all of mankind may have eternal life. Love is never inpatient, mean, envies, prideful, short-lived, or self-serving. God asks for us to grow in love of Him and our fellow man. See below for Biblical advice and scriptures concerning what is love.


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Definition Of What Is Love?

Key Bible Verse: 1 John 4:16, "And we have known and believed the love that God hath to us. God is love; and he that dwelleth in love dwelleth in God, and God in him."

God is Love.

God is love. Love is God. The Greek word, agape, defines love as unconditional favor and devotion to the well being of someone. This is the love that God has shown to all of mankind.

See Scripture Commentary: 1 John 4:16 advises us that God is love.

What Is The Love That God Has Shown Us?

Key Bible Verse: John 3:16, "For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life."

God has shown us real love by his grace and the giving of His Son that all of mankind may have eternal life. This love of God is unmerited favor in that this love goes out to all of mankind.

See Scripture Commentary: John 3:16 advises us of how much God loves us.

What Is Love Not?

Key Bible Verse: 1 Corinthians 13:5, "Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil;"

Love is never inpatient, mean, envies, prideful, short-lived, or self-serving. Love is patient, kind, generous, humble, courteous, unselfish, good temper, righteous, and sincere.

See Scripture Commentary: 1 Corinthians 13:5 advises us of what love is not.

What Is The Love That God Desires From Us?

Key Bible Verse: 1 John 2:5, "But whoso keepeth his word, in him verily is the love of God perfected: hereby know we that we are in him".

God asks for us to grow in love of Him and our fellow man. He desires for us to grow in our love of Him and our fellow man that the love of God may be perfected in us.

See Scripture Commentary: 1 John 2:5 advises us of how true love can be perfected in us.