The subject of love has been discussed, debated, taught, and quoted throughout history. There are over 500 references to love in the Bible. So I felt that a list of Christian quotes about love would be a good addition to our collection of Christian quotes here.
The quotes and sayings selected in this list are some of my favorites. I believe they really express God's heart of love.
So sit back and enjoy these great Christian quotes about love.
Love is an act of endless forgiveness. - Jean Vanier
Love accepts the trying things of life without asking for explanations. It trusts and is at rest. - Amy Carmichael
When we make a true commitment to walk in love, it usually causes a huge shift in our lifestyle. Many of our ways - our thoughts, our conversation, our habits - have to change. - Joyce Meyer
May the power of your love, Lord Christ, fiery and sweet as honey, so absorb our hearts as to withdraw them from all that is under heaven. Grant that we may be ready to die for love of your love, as you died for love of our love. - Francis of Assisi
I choose love. No occasion justifies hatred; no injustice warrants bitterness, I choose love. Today I will love God and what God loves. - Max Lucado
When I have learnt to love God better than my earthly dearest, I shall love my earthly dearest better than I do now...When first things are put first, second things are not suppressed but increased. - (Clive Staples) C. S. Lewis
I have found the paradox that if I love until it hurts, then there is no hurt, but only more love. - Mother Teresa
If we want the advantages of love, then we must be willing to take the risks of love. And that requires vulnerability. Of course, we can refuse this path and trod another one devoid of openness. But the toll on such a road is extremely high. - Charles (Chuck) Swindoll
Love is the only fire that is hot enough to melt the iron obstinacy of a creatures's will. - Alexander MacLaren
We need to learn how to keep people through love. Despite imperfections, sins, and irritating habits of other Christians, they belong to Jesus and they need our love as a healthy climate for growth. - John Wimber
I hope you have enjoyed this list of Christian quotes about love. What are some of your favorite quotes and sayings on love? Please feel free to share them with us in the comment section below. I am sure we will all be blessed by the sharing.
Pastor Duke Taber is the Senior Pastor at The Vineyard Church in San Carlos Ca. He is an alumnus from Life Pacific College and Multnomah Biblical Seminary. He is a husband, father, and grandfather.
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