God’s word tells us everything we need to know about living a life that honors him. The many bible verses about relationships teach us how to love each other and ourselves.
They also teach us to embrace good and avoid evil. They teach us to trust in God, praying to him with expectant faith.
Most importantly they teach us to give ourselves freely to God, putting others first – especially those in most need.
Below are 10 Bible verses about relationships everyone should read. Read them, pray on them and allow Jesus to open your heart to living them every day.
10 Bible Verses About Relationships
Narrowing all the wonderful bible verses about relationships down to 10 was difficult but, with the Lord’s guidance, we did ok. Enjoy them and come back to them often.
1.) John 15:13
“Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends.”
2.) James 1:19
“My dear brothers and sisters, be quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to get angry.”
3.) Genesis 2:18
The LORD God said, “It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him.”
4.) 2 Timothy 1:7
“For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.”
5.) Matthew 7:12
“Do for others what you would like them to do for you. This is a summary of all that is taught in the law and the prophets.”
6.) Proverbs 12:25
“Worry weighs a person down; an encouraging word cheers a person up.”
7.) Ephesians 4:2-3
“Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love. Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.”
8.) Romans 12:9-10
“Let love be genuine. Abhor what is evil; hold fast to what is good. Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.”
9.) 1 Corinthians 6:18
Flee from sexual immorality. All other sins a person commits are outside the body, but whoever sins sexually, sins against their own body.
10.) 1 Corinthians 13:4-8
“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails.”
It’s Your Turn
With these beautiful verses, you have a blueprint to navigate the relationships in your life. You will not always find success but do not be discouraged by your struggles.
Take one verse at a time, meditate on it, and put it into practice in your life. Every night before bed examine your conscience to see how well you lived out this verse that day.
When you’re ready, move on to the next verse and do the same. Imagine all the blessings you’ll receive in 3 months, 6 months or a year.
Do you have a favorite Bible verse about relationships to share?
How are these verses helping you to build better relationships?
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