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40 Beautifully Inspiring Quotes About God's Love 

Updated Dec 21, 2020
40 Beautifully Inspiring Quotes About God's Love 

We have collected some of our favorite quotes and BIble verses about God's love. If you are reading this, you are probably seeking a reminder of God's love for you. The Bible tells us that God is love - every characteristic and attribute of God begins with his love for us. God's love is unconditional - we cannot earn it and we cannot lose it. There is no greater source of true love in this world than that of God and the Lord Jesus Christ. 

Browse this collection of wondrous quotes about God’s love from Christian authors and the Word of God. Find inspiration to give thanks for the tremendous grace of God's love. May these quotes encourage and remind us of the marvelous love of God and inspire us to return His love by giving thanks and glory to Him!

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Quotes on God’s Love from Christian Authors

“When I lay these questions before God I get no answer. But a rather special sort of 'No answer.' It is not the locked door. It is more like a silent, certainly not uncompassionate, gaze. As though He shook His head not in refusal but waiving the question. Like, 'Peace, child; you don't understand.” ~ C.S. Lewis

“The sin underneath all our sins is to trust the lie of the serpent that we cannot trust the love and grace of Christ and must take matters into our own hands” ~ Martin Luther

“Riches take wings, comforts vanish, hope withers away,but love stays with us. Love is God.” ~ Lew Wallace

“Here's the paradox. We can fully embrace God's love only when we recognize how completely unworthy of it we are.” ~ Ann Tatlock

“Even Kings and emperors with heaps of wealth and vast dominion cannot compare with an ant filled with the love of God.” ~ Guru Nanak

“There will always be someone willing to hurt you, put you down, gossip about you, belittle your accomplishments and judge your soul. It is a fact that we all must face. However, if you realize that God is a best friend that stands beside you when others cast stones you will never be afraid, never feel worthless and never feel alone.” ~ Shannon Alder

“Though we are incomplete, God loves us completely. Though we are imperfect, He loves us perfectly. Though we may feel lost and without compass, God's love encompasses us completely. ... He loves every one of us, even those who are flawed, rejected, awkward, sorrowful, or broken.” ~ Dieter F. Uchtdorf

“We should be astonished at the goodness of God, stunned that He should bother to call us by name, our mouths wide open at His love, bewildered that at this very moment we are standing on holy ground.” ~ Brennan Manning

“Legalism says God will love us if we change. The gospel says God will change us because He loves us.” ~ Tullian Tchividjian

“To truly try means to accept God's love, his healing, to accept the world can be ugly, but your heart doesn't have to be. It takes courage, Finley the warrior. You haven't held on to your anger and bitterness in search of healing, but as a banner of your hurt. Because it's real and visible and strong, " she said. "But so is God's love and so are those arms he's holding out for you.” ~ Jenny B. Jones

“Trusting God's grace means trusting God's love for us rather than our love for God. […] Therefore our prayers should consist mainly of rousing our awareness of God's love for us rather than trying to rouse God's awareness of our love for him, like the priests of Baal on Mount Carmel (1 Kings 18:26-29).” ~ Peter Kreeft

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Quotes of God’s Love from the Bible

I have been crucified with Christ. It is no longer I who live, but Christ who lives in me. And the life I now live in the flesh I live by faith in the Son of God, who loved me and gave himself for me. ~ Galatians 2:20

We love because he first loved us. ~ 1 John 4:19

Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love. ~ 1 John 4:8

But you, O Lord, are a God merciful and gracious, slow to anger and abounding in steadfast love and faithfulness. ~ Psalm 86:15

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. ~ 1 John 4:7

But God, being rich in mercy, because of the great love with which he loved us, even when we were dead in our trespasses, made us alive together with Christ—by grace you have been saved ~ Ephesians 2:4-5

No, in all these things we are more than conquerors through him who loved us. For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord. ~ Romans 8:37-39

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. ~ John 3:16

But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. ~ Romans 5:8

The Lord your God is in your midst, a mighty one who will save; he will rejoice over you with gladness; he will quiet you by his love; he will exult over you with loud singing. ~ Zephaniah 3:17

So we have come to know and to believe the love that God has for us. God is love, and whoever abides in love abides in God, and God abides in him. ~ 1 John 4:16

See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him. ~ 1 John 3:1

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Quotes About Loving God

“Jesus replied: ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’  Matthew 22:37

“We love because he first loved us.”  1 John 4:19

“My son, give me your heart and let your eyes delight in my ways.”  Proverbs 23:26

“Then the man said, ‘Let me go, for it is daybreak.’ But Jacob replied, ‘I will not let you go unless you bless me.’”  Genesis 32:26

“To know God is to be transformed, and thus to be introduced to a life that could not otherwise be experienced.”  D. A. Carson

“Jesus is moved to happiness every time He sees that you appreciate what He has done for you.”  Ole Hallesby

“The Lord is my strength and my song, and he has become my salvation; this is my God, and I will praise him, my father’s God, and I will exalt him.”  Exodus 15:2

“But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.”  Matthew 6:33

“Sing to the LORD, all the earth; proclaim his salvation day after day. Declare his glory among the nations, his marvelous deeds among all peoples. For great is the LORD and most worthy of praise; he is to be feared above all gods.  For all the gods of the nations are idols, but the LORD made the heavens. Splendor and majesty are before him; strength and joy are in his dwelling place. Ascribe to the LORD, all you families of nations, ascribe to the LORD glory and strength. Ascribe to the LORD the glory due his name; bring an offering and come before him. Worship the LORD in the splendor of his holiness. Tremble before him, all the earth! The world is firmly established; it cannot be moved. Let the heavens rejoice, let the earth be glad; let them say among the nations, ‘The LORD reigns!’”  1 Chronicles 16:23-31

“Since, then, you have been raised with Christ, set your hearts on things above, where Christ is, seated at the right hand of God. Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.”  Colossians 3:1-2

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Quotes on Loving Others - Love Thy Neighbor

“Jesus replied: ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’  This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’”  Matthew 22:37-39

“Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.”  1 Peter 4:8

“So now I am giving you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, you should love each other. Your love for one another will prove to the world that you are my disciples.”  John 13:34-35

“To love someone means to see him as God intended him.”  Fyodor Dostoevsky

“What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like.”  Augustine

“Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.”  Philippians 2:3-4

“But the kind of love that God created and demonstrated is a costly one because it involves sacrifice and presence. It's a love that operates more like a sign language than being spoken outright.”  Bob Goff

“Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.”  John 15:13

“Above all, be loving. This ties everything together perfectly.”  Colossians 3:14

“Live a life of love, just as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.”  Ephesians 5:2

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