SCRIPTURE ON THE TOPIC OF LOVE

 

OLD TESTAMENT - EMPHASIS ON WORD AND NATION (ISREAL)

 

Psalms 119:97  O how I love thy law! it [is] my meditation all the day.

 

Psalms 119:113  I hate [vain] thoughts: but thy law do I love.

 

Psalms 119:119 Thou puts away all the wicked of the earth [like] dross:

therefore I love thy testimonies.

 

Psalms 119:127 Therefore I love thy commandments above gold; yes, above fine gold.

 

Psalms 119:132 Look thou upon me, and be merciful unto me, as thou

used to do to those that love thy name.

 

Psalms 119:159 Consider how I love thy  precepts: quicken me, O LORD,

according to thy lovingkindness.

 

Psalms 119:163 I hate and abhor lying: [but] thy law do I love.

 

Psalms 119:165 Great peace have they which love thy law: and nothing shall offend them.

 

Psalms 119:167 My soul hath kept thy testimonies; and I love them exceedingly.

 

Comments:  Cities of refuge is figure - God's mercy and provisions for justice

Pentateuch, Abraham, Moses, David, 10 commandments-civil law-moral laws, kings, prophets, Taskmaster, types and figures of the true.  Hebrews

 

 

NEW TESTAMENT - EMPHASIS ON JESUS, OTHERS AND WORLD

 

Matthew 5:44 But I say unto you, Love your enemies, bless them that          OT/NT Difference

curse you, do good to them that hate you, and pray for them which               (whole sermon on

despitefully use you, and persecute you;                                                            the mountain)

 

Matthew 5:46 For if you love them which love you, what reward                 OT/NT Difference

have you?  do not even the publicans the same?                                            (Mathew 5-7)

 

Matthew 24:12 And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many           Sin's effect on love

shall wax cold.

 

John 5:42 But I know you, that the love of God is not in you.                        Unbeliever

?This type of wording only in John


 

John 13:34 A new commandment I give unto you, That you love one          John 13-17

another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another.                         New commandment

 

John 13:35 By this shall all [men] know that you are my disciples, if             John 13-17

you love one another.                                                                                        Testimony/Believers

 

John 15:9 As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you: continue             John 13-17

ye in my love.                                                                                                   God/Jesus/Believers

 

John 15:12 This is my commandment, That you love one another, as I        John 13-17

have loved you.                                                                                                Jesus/Believers

 

John 15:13 Greater love has no man than this, that a man lay down his       John 13-17

life for his friends.  (You are my friends, if you do what I command you)   Deed/Life

 

John 15:17 These things I command you, that you love one another.           John 13-17

                                                                                                                         Jesus commands

 

John 17:26 And I have declared unto them thy name, and will declare        John 13-17

[it]: that the love which thou hast loved me may be in them, and I              God/Jesus/Believers

in them.

 

John 21:17 He said to him the third time, Simon, [son] of Jonas,               Deed/Feed my sheep

do you love me? Peter was grieved because he said to him the third         (Preach, Teach,

time, Do you love me? And he said unto him, Lord, thou knows all            Exhort, Evangelize)

things; thou knows that I love thee.  Jesus saith unto him, Feed my

sheep.

 

Romans 5:5 And hope makes not ashamed; because the love of God is      Series of 6 experiences

shed abroad in our hearts by the Holy Spirit which is given unto us.       (top of series)

 

Romans 5:8 But God commendeth his love toward us, in that, while we    Deed/death

were still sinners, Christ died for us.                                                         Christ's example

 

Romans 8:39 Nor height, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be           Security of salvacion

able to separate us from the love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our

Lord.

 

Romans 12:9  [Let] love be without hypocrisy. Hate that which is              Deed  & Truth

evil; cleave to that which is good.                                                                (genuine?)

 

Romans 12:10  [Be] kindly attached one to another with brotherly             Deed/kind

love; in honor preferring one another;                                                      Deed/prefer w honor

 


Romans 13:8 Owe no man anything, but to love one another: for he           Deed/owe love

that loves another has fulfilled the law.                                                       love fulfills the law

 

Romans 13:9 For this, You shall not commit adultery, You shall not         Deed/what not to do

kill, You shall not steal, You shall not bear false witness, You shall

not covet; and if [there be] any other commandment, it is briefly comprehended

in this saying, namely, You shall love your neighbour as yourself.

 

Romans 13:10 Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: therefore love [is]     Deed/no ill to neighbor

the fulfilling of the law.

 

Romans 15:30 Now I beseech you, brethren, for the Lord Jesus Christ's  Deed/prayer

sake, and for the love of the Spirit, that ye strive together with me             Paul's begging

in [your] prayers to God for me;

 

I Corinthians 2:9 But as it is written, Eye hath not seen, nor ear                   Future promise

heard, neither have entered into the heart of man, the things which             Heaven & glory

God has prepared for them that love him.

 

I Corinthians 4:21 What will you? shall I come unto you with a rod, or      Discipline

in love, and [in] the spirit of meekness?                                                         Leadership/wisdom 

 

I Corinthians 8:3 But if any man love God, the same is known of him.        Testimony

 

I Corinthians 13                                                                                              Great love chapter

                                                                                                                        What not to do/to do

 

I Corinthians 16:22 If any man love not the Lord Jesus Christ, let him        Position of unbeliever

be Anathema (cursed)  Maranatha (our Lord comes).

 

I Corinthians 16:24 My love [be] with you all in Christ Jesus. Amen.      Benediction/Paul's love

 

II Corinthians 2:4 For out of much affliction and anguish of heart I        Paul's love

wrote unto you with many tears; not that you should be grieved, but       Deed/anguish, tears

that you might know the love which I have more abundantly unto you.

 

II Corinthians 2:8 Wherefore I beseech you that you would confirm          Deed/confirm

[your] love toward him.                                                                                Church discipline

 

II Corinthians 6:6 By pureness, by knowledge, by longsuffering, by           List of 28 deeds

kindness, by the Holy Ghost, by love unfeigned,                                          15th in list

 

II Corinthians 8:8 I speak not by commandment, but by occasion of the     Paul's wisdom

forwardness of others, and to prove the sincerity of your love.                    Prove sincerity

 


II Corinthians 11:11 Wherefore? because I love you not? God knoweth.    Paul's love

 

II Corinthians 12:15 And I will very gladly spend and be spent for              Paul's love

you; though the more abundantly I love you, the less I be loved.                 Example

 

II Corinthians 13:11 Finally, brethren, farewell. Be perfect, be of               Deeds/good comfort,

good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace; and the God of love             one mind, peace

and peace shall be with you.                                                                         Benediction

 

II Corinthians 13:14 The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ, and the love         Benediction

of God, and the communion of the Holy Spirit, [be] with you all. Amen.

 

Galatians 5:6 For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision availeth any             Related/faith-love 

thing, nor uncircumcision; but faith which worketh by love.                        OT works dead

 

Galatians 5:13 For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only            Deed/serve

[use] not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve one

another.

 

Galatians 5:14 For all the law is fulfilled in one word, [even] in                Law = Love Neighbor

this; Thou shall  love your neighbour as yourself.

 

Galatians 5:22 But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace,                      Holy Spirit = Love ////

longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,

 

Ephesians 1:4 According as he hath chosen us in him before the               Should be/ARE WE?

foundation of the world, that we should be holy and without blame         Deed/practical, daily

before him in love:

 

Ephesians 1:15 Wherefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the            Deed/All saints        

Lord Jesus, and love unto all the saints,                                                      (church/denomination)

 

Ephesians 2:4 But God, who is rich in mercy, for his great love                At the Cross

wherewith he loved us,

 

Ephesians 3:17 That Christ may dwell in your hearts by faith; that       Paul's prayer for all

you, being rooted and grounded in love,                                                      believers. 

                                                                                                                      Paul's desire for church

Ephesians 3:19 And to know the love of Christ, which passes                   & his relation w/God.

knowledge, that you might be filled with all the fulness of God.             Ephesians 3:14-21

 

Ephesians 4:2 With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering,        Deeds

enduring  one another in love;

 

*Ephesians 4:15 But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him    Witnessing/Speaking

in all things, which is the head, [even] Christ:                                            Christian Growth

 

Ephesians 4:16 From whom the whole body fitly joined together and        Purpose of Church.

compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the                Christian Growth 

effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the

body unto the edifying of itself in love.

 

Ephesians 5:2 And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us, and has               Daily Walk

given himself for us an offering and a sacrifice to God for a sweetsmelling savour.

 

Ephesians 5:25 Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved        Husband-love wife

the church, and gave himself for it;

 

Ephesians 5:28 So ought men to love their wives as their own bodies.        Husband-love wife

He that loveth his wife loveth himself.

 

Ephesians 5:33 Nevertheless let every one of you in particular so love        Husband-love wife

his wife even as himself; and the wife [see] that she reverence [her]

husband.

 

Ephesians 6:23 Peace [be] to the brethren, and love with faith, from           Relate/love-faith

God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.                                                      Benediction

 

Ephesians 6:24 Grace [be] with all them that love our Lord Jesus               Benediction             

Christ in sincerity. Amen.

 

Philippians 1:9 And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more          Truth/

and more in knowledge and [in] all judgment;                                             Pray - growth - Intro

 

Philippians 2:2 Fulfil ye my joy, that ye be likeminded, having the           

same love, [being] of one accord, of one mind.

 

Colossians 1:4 Since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus, and of

the love [which ye have] to all the saints,

 

Colossians 1:8 Who also declared unto us your love in the Spirit.

 

Colossians 2:2 That their hearts might be comforted, being knit

together in love, and unto all riches of the full assurance of

understanding, to the acknowledgement of the mystery of God, and of

the Father, and of Christ;

 

Colossians 3:19 Husbands, love [your] wives, and be not bitter against

them.


 

I Thessalonians 1:3 Remembering without ceasing your work of faith,

and labour of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, in

the sight of God and our Father;

 

I Thessalonians 3:12 And the Lord make you to increase and abound in

love one toward another, and toward all [men], even as we [do] toward

you:

 

I Thessalonians 4:9 But as touching brotherly love ye need not that I

write unto you: for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one

another.

 

I Thessalonians 5:8 But let us, who are of the day, be sober, putting

on the breastplate of faith and love; and for an helmet, the hope of

salvation.

 

I Thessalonians 5:13 And to esteem them very highly in love for their

work's sake. [And] be at peace among yourselves.

 

II Thessalonians 2:10 And with all deceivableness of unrighteousness

in them that perish; because they received not the love of the truth,

that they might be saved.

 

II Thessalonians 3:5 And the Lord direct your hearts into the love of

God, and into the patient waiting for Christ.

 

I Timothy 1:14 And the grace of our Lord was exceeding abundant with

faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.

 

I Timothy 6:10 For the love of money is the root of all evil: which

while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced

themselves through with many sorrows.

 

I Timothy 6:11 But thou, O man of God, flee these things; and follow

after righteousness, godliness, faith, love, patience, meekness.

 

II Timothy 1:7 For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of

power, and of love, and of a sound mind.

 

II Timothy 1:13 Hold fast the form of sound words, which thou hast

heard of me, in faith and love which is in Christ Jesus.

 

II Timothy 4:8 Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of

righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at

that day: and not to me only, but unto all them also that love his

appearing.

 

Titus 2:4 That they may teach the young women to be sober, to love

their husbands, to love their children,

 

Titus 3:15 All that are with me salute thee. Greet them that love us

in the faith. Grace [be] with you all. Amen.

 

Philemon 1:5 Hearing of thy love and faith, which thou hast toward the

Lord Jesus, and toward all saints;

 

Philemon 1:7 For we have great joy and consolation in thy love,

because the bowels of the saints are refreshed by thee, brother.

 

Hebrews 6:10 For God [is] not unrighteous to forget your work and

labour of love, which ye have shewed toward his name, in that ye have

ministered to the saints, and do minister.

 

Hebrews 10:24 And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and

to good works:

 

Hebrews 13:1 Let brotherly love continue.

 

James 1:12 Blessed [is] the man that endureth temptation: for when he

is tried, he shall receive the crown of life, which the Lord hath

promised to them that love him.

 

James 2:5 Hearken, my beloved brethren, Hath not God chosen the poor

of this world rich in faith, and heirs of the kingdom which he hath

promised to them that love him?

 

James 2:8 If ye fulfil the royal law according to the scripture, Thou

shalt love thy neighbour as thyself, ye do well:

 

I Peter 1:8 Whom having not seen, ye love; in whom, though now ye see

[him] not, yet believing, ye rejoice with joy unspeakable and full of

glory:

 

I Peter 1:22 Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth

through the Spirit unto unfeigned love of the brethren, [see that ye]

love one another with a pure heart fervently:

 


I Peter 2:17 Honour all [men]. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour

the king.

 

I Peter 3:8 Finally, [be ye] all of one mind, having compassion one of

another, love as brethren, [be] pitiful, [be] courteous:

 

I Peter 3:10 For he that will love life, and see good days, let him

refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile:

 

I 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.

 

I John 2:15 Love not the world, neither the things [that are] in the

world. If any man love the world, the love of the Father is not in

him.

 

I John 3:1 Behold, what manner of love the Father hath bestowed upon

us, that we should be called the sons of God: therefore the world

knoweth us not, because it knew him not.

 

I John 3:11 For this is the message that ye heard from the beginning,

that we should love one another.

 

I John 3:14 We know that we have passed from death unto life, because

we love the brethren. He that loveth not [his] brother abideth in

death.

 

I John 3:16 Hereby perceive we the love [of God], because he laid down

his life for us: and we ought to lay down [our] lives for the

brethren.

 

I John 3:17 But whoso hath this world's good, and seeth his brother

have need, and shutteth up his bowels [of compassion] from him, how

dwelleth the love of God in him?

 

I John 3:18 My little children, let us not love in word, neither in

tongue; but in deed and in truth.

 

I John 3:23 And this is his commandment, That we should believe on the

name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he gave us

commandment.

 

I John 4:7 Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and

every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.

 


I John 4:8 He that loveth not knoweth not God; for God is love.

 

I John 4:10 Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved

us, and sent his Son [to be] the propitiation for our sins.

 

I John 4:11 Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another.

 

I John 4:12 No man hath seen God at any time. If we love one another,

God dwelleth in us, and his love is perfected in us.

 

I 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.

 

I John 4:17 Herein is our love made perfect, that we may have boldness

in the day of judgment: because as he is, so are we in this world.

 

I John 4:18 There is no fear in love; but perfect love casteth out

fear: because fear hath torment. He that feareth is not made perfect in love.

 

I John 4:19 We love him, because he first loved us.

 

I John 4:20 If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, how can he love God whom he hath not seen?

 

I John 4:21 And this commandment have we from him, That he who loveth God love his brother also.

 

I John 5:2 By this we know that we love the children of God, when we love God, and keep his commandments.

 

I John 5:3 For this is the love of God, that we keep his commandments:  and his commandments are not grievous.

 

II John 1:1 The elder unto the elect lady and her children, whom I love in the truth; and not I only, but also all they that have known the truth;

 

II John 1:3 Grace be with you, mercy, [and] peace, from God the

Father, and from the Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of the Father, in truth and love.

 


II John 1:5 And now I beseech thee, lady, not as though I wrote a new

commandment unto thee, but that which we had from the beginning, that we love one another.

 

II John 1:6 And this is love, that we walk after his commandments.

This is the commandment, That, as ye have heard from the beginning, ye should walk in it.

 

III John 1:1 The elder unto the wellbeloved Gaius, whom I love in the truth.

 

Jude 1:2 Mercy unto you, and peace and love, be multiplied.

 

Jude 1:21 Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life.

 

Revelation 2:4 Nevertheless I have [somewhat] against thee, because thou hast left thy first love.

 

Revelation 3:19 As many as I love, I rebuke and chasten: be zealous therefore, and repent.

 

1st   Heart (Pure/clean or inpure/dirty)

2nd  Mind (thoughts/James 4:7 Purify your hearts you double minded)

3rd  Actions (Deeds and Truth)

 

4th  Habits (solidify over time, discipline applied to form new habits)

5th  Personality (what others see or percieve immediately, in a short time)

6th  Character  (known over a longer period of time)