Types of Love in the Bible

Learn the Different Types of Love in the Scriptures

Explore four different types of love in the Bible and look up Scriptures that speak of divine love, brotherly love, family love and romantic love. Discover what love really means, and how you can follow Jesus Christ's command to "love one another."

Love in the Bible
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The Greek word for sensual love is eros. How does eros apply to Christians today? Find the book portraying eros love in the Bible and learn the only circumstance under which God approves of eros. More »

Storge is a term for love in the Bible you may not be familiar with. Even though this Greek word for family love is not specifically found in Scripture, examples of it are seen throughout the Bible. More »

Philia is the type of love in the Bible that most Christians practice toward each other. See how this Greek word for brotherly love is used in its scriptural context. More »

Agape is the highest of the four types of love in the Bible. Jesus Christ showed this kind of divine love to his Father and to all humanity. Grasp what agape love truly means. More »

This collection of verses about love in the Bible will show you God's true feeling toward you. Sample Scriptures about friendship, romantic love, and God's amazing love for you. More »

All of us want to love like Jesus. We want to be generous, forgiving, and compassionate enough to love people unconditionally. But no matter how hard we try, somehow we fall short. Our humanness gets in the way. Learn the secret to loving like Jesus by abiding in him. More »

Can you find love on the Internet? Millions of people believe you can. They want to click a mouse and discover lifelong bliss. In the real world, however, it’s not that easy to find love, unless we turn to someplace unexpected: God. When you find love from God, you find pure, unconditional, indestructible, eternal love. More »

'God is love' (1 John 4:8 and 1 John 4:16b) are famous Bible verses speaking of God's loving nature. Compare these two famous passages in several translations. More »

The Greatest Is Love is a devotional about developing love in our Christian character. It is part of the Light Reflection devotional series. More »