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bible verses about loving yourself

Loving God:

  • Deuteronomy 6:5 – “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your might.”
  • Psalm 13:5 – “But I trust in your unfailing love; my heart rejoices in your salvation.”
  • 1 John 4:19 – “We love because he first loved us.”

Loving Others:

  • John 13:34 – “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another.”
  • Mark 12:31 – “Love your neighbor as yourself.”
  • Philippians 2:4 – “Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.”

Self-Respect:

  • Genesis 1:27 – “So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them.”
  • Romans 12:2 – “Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.”
  • 1 Corinthians 6:19 – “Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own.”

God’s Love for You:

  • Romans 8:38-39 – “For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.”
  • 1 John 3:1 – “See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are.”
  • Romans 5:8 – “But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.”

Understanding Your Worth:

  • Luke 12:6 – “Are not five sparrows sold for two pennies? Yet not one of them is forgotten by God.”
  • Psalm 139:14 – “I praise you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are your works; my soul knows it very well.”
  • Ephesians 2:10 – “For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.”