There is no doubt true love is one of the most valuable things in a person’s life. Love is what you share with someone and how you want them to feel about you. Yet, it does not happen overnight; instead, it grows gradually as time goes by.
Bible Verses about True Love between Man and Woman
The Bible has much to say about love between man and woman. Most people have a different idea of love until they find that they are in love; then, they know exactly what love is, although they may have additional terms to express it. Now I will list 17 Bible verses about true love between man and woman.
1 Corinthians 13:7 – Love requires sacrifice.
Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
1 Corinthians 13:7 ESV
Love bears all things, love is being selfless, and love requires sacrifice without regret. Amid all tribulation or affliction, a man or woman in love will take each other no matter what they face.
Love demonstrates tolerance for one another’s faults. Love sees the good rather than the bad in others and hopes for the best. Love endures the faults of others and believes in one another’s grandeur.
Genesis 2:18 – There is love where there is togetherness.
Then the Lord God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.”
Genesis 2:18 ESV
God created a woman out of Adam out of love for humanity after observing that man being alone was not a good thing.
God mainly created a woman from man for oneness and connection. There is love where there is togetherness, and there is togetherness when there is love.
Genesis 2:24 – Spouses need each other.
Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh.
Genesis 2:24 ESV
For two different people to be one, there must be love; when there’s love, togetherness and oneness is possible. A man needs a woman, and a woman needs a man so there can help themselves.
Ephesians 4:31-32 – God’s show of love.
Let all bitterness and wrath and anger and clamor and slander be put away from you, along with all malice. Be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, as God in Christ forgave you.
Ephesians 4:31-32 ESV
God showed His love by giving out His son Jesus Christ to die for the sin of man, even when we sinned against him and destroyed His laws and commandments, yet He still had to send His son to save us from sin so that we may have abundant life.
As Christians, hatred shouldn’t be found among us; we should love people ourselves. In the same way, you can’t deprive ya self food; you shouldn’t deprive another.
1 John 4:16 – Love comprises all the good things in life.
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 ESV
Love comprises all the good things in life; love is seen as patience, long-suffering, and being selfless; love doesn’t envy; love isn’t proud, nor does it boast; love endures all things. God is love, and anyone who loves is of God.
God created man to have peace of mind and to be at war, where love is practiced, not only by words; there’s bound to be peace and unity because forgiveness will be practiced too.
Proverbs 31:10 – A woman who fears the Lord is far better than gold.
An excellent wife who can find? She is far more precious than jewels.
Proverbs 31:10 ESV
A woman who fears and loves the Lord will have restrictions over certain things of the world; a woman who fears the Lord is far better than gold or jewelry because all of them will one day fade away, but a woman who loves and fears the Lord will still be in decency for her husband.
1 Peter 3:7 – Couples are equals.
Likewise, husbands, live with your wives in an understanding way, showing honor to the woman as the weaker vessel, since they are heirs with you of the grace of life, so that your prayers may not be hindered.
1 Peter 3:7 ESV
A Christian husband must appreciate and understand his wife; he has the primary duty of loving and listening to her views on home matters; males are responsible for encouraging and making them feel cherished.
Men are not meant to regard their women as second-class citizens but as equals before God and as an aid to the male.
1 Corinthians 13:4 – Love bears all things.
Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant
1 Corinthians 13:4 ESV
Love bears all things; love is selfless and requires sacrifice without regret. Amid all tribulation or affliction, a man or a woman that love will hold each other no matter what they face.
Love is patient in times of fault. Love looks at the good in another rather than evil; it believes in the best. Love hope for greatness one another, and it endures others’ fault.
Ephesians 5:25 – Showing care and affection.
Husbands, love your wives, as Christ loved the church and gave himself up for her,
Ephesians 5:25 ESV
A saying goes thus, “a woman needs love and care rather than understanding” love is seen to be a deep affection one has for another. In the case of marriage being a union, the husband has to show care and respect.
A woman should be seen as a prototype in society and for his husband and shouldn’t be treated discourteously as this would disrespect his household. Even Christ loved the church (us) and gave his life for us as a ransom.
As Christ shows to his brethren, the exemplary life denotes that husbands do the same to their wives.
Proverbs 18:22 – We were not created to be alone.
He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains favor from the Lord.
Proverbs 18:22 ESV
God placed a curse on anyone whose generation will end with him; God instructed man to go into the world, multiply, rule, and take charge. This can only happen when a man and a woman become one.
Just one person was created at the beginning of creation, called Adam. God saw that Adam was lonely and had no one to help him; God saw that it wasn’t good enough that men should be alone; he created a woman out of His ribs and made her a helper to the man.
Genesis 1:27 – Out of love, God created us.
So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.
Genesis 1:27 ESV
Out of love, God created us in His image and likeness; God never used a word to bring us to existence like other creatures; he created man in His shape and made us behave and think like Him,
Philippians 4:8 – There is no profit in the things of the flesh.
Finally, brothers, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is commendable, if there is any excellence, if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things.
Philippians 4:8 ESV
As Christians, what we think can affect us negatively or positively, our thought should be on something above, a Christ-like idea, not things of the flesh, for the things of the flesh profited not but will bring pains and sorrows at last.
God expects us always to be mindful of our thoughts; love helps one to think rightly and to be optimistic about others; it makes one not envy others in order not to plan or think evil of others.
1 Corinthians 13:4-8 – Love is patient.
Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. Love never ends. As for prophecies, they will pass away; as for tongues, they will cease; as for knowledge, it will pass away.
1 Corinthians 13:4-8 ESV
Anyone who loves will not envy or boast; love can’t be arrogant or rude to a partner; love doesn’t rejoice over the downfall of another, and love exercise patience to the excesses of another.
Love exercise patience with one another, bearing one fault. Love look at the good in another rather than evil; it believes in the best. Love hope for greatness one another, and it endures others’ fault.
1 Corinthians 6:18 – Our body is the temple of the Lord.
Flee from sexual immorality. Every other sin a person commits is outside the body, but the sexually immoral person sins against his own body.
1 Corinthians 6:18 ESV
God had made us understand that our body is the temple of the Lord; God gave out His word and instructed us never for a man to have sexual intercourse with a woman except they’re married.
God created us in His image and likeness. So any action God disapproves that is taken to the body He made is a sin.
God created sex for pleasure but was meant for the married, who must become one and United so it won’t be misused, which can lead to depression or abortion.
1 Peter 2:9 – We were created for a purpose.
But you are a chosen race, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, a people for his own possession, that you may proclaim the excellencies of him who called you out of darkness into his marvelous light.
1 Peter 2:9 ESV
God had and has a plan for His people, created every one of us for a purpose, and His goal for us is good and not evil.
God had chosen us, those who love and respect; He had made us a priest over nations to take charge of the world and proclaim His good deeds.