What is Love?

And now these three remain: faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love.” 1 Corinthians 13:13 says. But what is love? There are many definitions of love that Scripture puts forth, all stemming from the attributes of the God of the Bible.

From that beginning, many people have clearly articulated what love is, and how it plays out in relationships. Let”s take a look as some of the greatest definitions and quotes about love.

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Love is being willing to have your life complicated by the needs and struggles of others without impatience or anger.” ~ Paul Tripp

Love is friendship that has caught fire. It is quiet understanding, mutual confidence, sharing, and forgiving. It is loyalty through good and bad times.” ~ Ann Landers

When someone else”s happiness is your happiness, that is love.” ~ Lena Del Ray

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Love is what”s in the room with you at Christmas if you stop opening presents and listen.” ~ Author Unknown

Greater love has no man than this: that he lay his life down for his friends.” ~ John 15:13

Love is being unwilling to make any personal decision or choice that would harm a relationship, hurt the other person, or weaken the bond of trust between you.” ~ Paul Tripp

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Love is all you need.” ~ John Lennon

Love is what makes you laugh when you don”t even want to smile.” ~ Unknown

Love never fails.” ~ 1 Corinthians 13:8

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