53+ Bible Verses About Love and Trust

Shaun Connell.
Last updated
March 29, 2024

At the heart of Christian faith, love and trust weave together to form the foundation upon which believers build their lives. Emphasizing the significance of these virtues, this article brings together 56 Bible verses and 7 Christian quotes, all meticulously selected to deepen your understanding and appreciation of these pivotal themes. Each verse and quote has been chosen for its power to inspire and its capacity to guide one toward living a life marked by genuine faith and unwavering love.

The journey through these passages and reflections is designed to not only illuminate the profound biblical perspective on love and trust but also to encourage a thoughtful exploration of how these concepts play a pivotal role in our daily lives. Let this collection serve as a compass, guiding you toward a more loving and trusting relationship with God and those around you. We invite you to continue reading for a comprehensive understanding that promises to enrich your spiritual journey.

Love as the Greatest Commandment

"Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength."

- Mark 12:30

"This is My commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you."

- John 15:12

"Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good."

- Romans 12:9

"Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins."

- 1 Peter 4:8

"So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love."

- 1 Corinthians 13:13

"Owe no one anything, except to love each other, for the one who loves another has fulfilled the law."

- Romans 13:8

"And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony."

- Colossians 3:14

Trust in God's Plan

"Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding."

- Proverbs 3:5

"Commit your way to the LORD; trust in Him, and He will act."

- Psalm 37:5

"You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you."

- Isaiah 26:3


"Blessed is the man who makes the LORD his trust, who does not turn to the proud, to those who go astray after a lie!"

- Psalm 40:4

"It is better to take refuge in the LORD than to trust in man."

- Psalm 118:8

"Those who know your name trust in you, for you, LORD, have never forsaken those who seek you."

- Psalm 9:10

"Fear of man will prove to be a snare, but whoever trusts in the LORD is kept safe."

- Proverbs 29:25

Love's Expression Through Actions

"By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another."

- John 13:35

"In the same way, let your light shine before others, so that they may see your good works and give glory to your Father who is in heaven."

- Matthew 5:16

"But love your enemies, and do good, and lend, expecting nothing in return, and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High, for he is kind to the ungrateful and the evil."

- Luke 6:35

"Little children, let us not love in word or talk but in deed and in truth."

- 1 John 3:18

"Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers."

- Galatians 6:10

"Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God."px;"

- Hebrews 13:16

"And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds."

- Hebrews 10:24

The Enduring Nature of Love

"Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things."

- 1 Corinthians 13:7

"Many waters cannot quench love, neither can floods drown it. If a man offered for love all the wealth of his house, he would be utterly despised."

- Song of Solomon 8:7

"Set me as a seal upon your heart, as a seal upon your arm, for love is strong as death, jealousy is fierce as the grave. Its flashes are flashes of fire, the very flame of the LORD."

- Song of Solomon 8:6

"But from the beginning of creation, ‘God made them male and female.’ ‘Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.’ So they are no longer two but one flesh."

- Mark 10:6-8

"No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and his love is made complete in us."

- 1 John 4:12

"Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends."

- John 15:13

"Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love."

- Ephesians 4:2

Faith Demonstrated Through Love

"For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision counts for anything, but only faith working through love."

- Galatians 5:6

"And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love."

- 1 Corinthians 13:13

"Let all that you do be done in love."

- 1 Corinthians 16:14

"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

"We love because he first loved us."

- 1 John 4:19

"Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins."

- 1 Peter 4:8

"Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love."

- 1 John 4:8

God's Love for Us

"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 demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us."

- Romans 5:8

"See what great love the Father has lavished on us, that we should be called children of God! And that is what we are!"

- 1 John 3:1

"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

"As the Father has loved me, so have I loved you. Now remain in my love."

- John 15:9

"But because of his great love for us, God, who is rich in mercy, made us alive with Christ even when we were dead in transgressions—it is by grace you have been saved."

- Ephesians 2:4-5

"I have loved you with an everlasting love; therefore I have continued my faithfulness to you."

- Jeremiah 31:3

Love and Trust in Difficult Times

"Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you."

- 1 Peter 5:7

"Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid or terrified because of them, for the LORD your God goes with you; he will never leave you nor forsake you."

- Deuteronomy 31:6

"But they who wait for the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint."

- Isaiah 40:31

"The LORD is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit."

- Psalm 34:18

"Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be

- John 14:27


"For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord."

- Romans 8:38-39

"Count it all joy, my brothers, when you meet trials of various kinds, for you know that the testing of your faith produces steadfastness."

- James 1:2-3

Forgiveness: A Testament of Love and Trust

"Then Peter came up and said to him, 'Lord, how often will my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? As many as seven times?' Jesus said to him, 'I do not say to you seven times, but seventy-seven times.'"

- Matthew 18:21-22

"Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you."

- Ephesians 4:32

"Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you."

- Colossians 3:13

"If we confess our sins, he is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all unrighteousness."

- 1 John 1:9

"Therefore, if you are offering your gift at the altar and there remember that your brother or sister has something against you, leave your gift there in front of the altar. First go and be reconciled to them; then come and offer your gift."

- Matthew 5:23-24

"Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven."

- Luke 6:37

"Let the wicked forsake his way, and the unrighteous man his thoughts; let him return to the LORD, that he may have compassion on him, and to our God, for he will abundantly pardon."

- Isaiah 55:7

Christian Quotes

"To love someone means to see them as God intended them."

- Fyodor Dostoevsky

"The measure of a Christian is not in the height of his grasp but in the depth of his love."

- Clarence Jordan

"Trust is not a matter of technique, tricks, or tools but of character."

- Marsha Sinetar

"We are all sinners. But God heals us with an abundance of grace, mercy, and tenderness."

- Pope Francis

"Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe."

- Saint Augustine

"God does not love us because we are valuable. We are valuable because God loves us."

- Fulton J. Sheen

"Love is an act of endless forgiveness, a tender look which becomes a habit."

- Peter Ustinov


In this collection of 56 Bible verses and 7 Christian quotes, we have journeyed through love and trust from a Christian perspective. These passages remind us of the profound depth of God's love for us and the importance of living out that love in our relationships with others. They also highlight the necessity of trust in God, especially during times of difficulty, and the power of forgiveness as an expression of love and trust.

"And now these three remain: faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love."

- 1 Corinthians 13:13

"Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love."

- Ephesians 4:2

"We love because he first loved us."

- 1 John 4:19

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Shaun Connell

Shaun Connell is a passionate Christian businessman and investor who lives in Texas. Shaun is a Reformed Baptist who believes that the Word of God should be used in every area of life.

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