As a Christian, the most important thing to me is that I show love to everyone I meet, just as God loves me. I’m trying to teach my kids the same thing. These Bible verses about love for kids were hand-picked because they are simple concepts, and they’re nice and short for easy memorization.
I put them all on Google Slides, too, so that you can print them and turn them into memorization cards for kids! Easy instructions are included below.
Half of these Bible verses about love for kids talk about how God loves us, and the others are for teaching about how kids can love other people. That’s because when Jesus is asked to summarize all of the law and the prophets found in the Old Testament, he says that we are to 1) Love God and 2) Love others.
Bible Verses about Love for Kids – Free Memorization Cards
The best way to use this blog post is by downloading my Bible verse memorization cards for kids. You can print and edit them however you like!
How to Print Your Bible Verse Memorization Cards
Once you’ve received your digital download via the Mama Manages Free Resource Library, follow these steps:
- If possible, put cardstock in your printer.
- Open the file in your Google Drive. Creating an account is easy if you don’t have one yet!
- Click on File.
- Click on Print Settings and Preview.
- Click Handout – 4 Slides Per Page.
- Click Print.
- Bonus points if you laminate before cutting.
Easy Bible Verses for Kids about God’s Love for Us
The choices below focus on God’s love for us, Christ’s sacrifice at the cross, and having a relationship with Jesus through the power of the Holy Spirit.
2 Corinthians 5:17
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.
For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God,
Certainly the faithful love of the Lord hasn’t ended; certainly God’s compassion isn’t through! They are renewed every morning. Great is your faithfulness.
My lips praise you because your faithful love is better than life itself!
1 Chronicles 16:34
Give thanks to the Lord because he is good, because his faithful love endures forever.
1 John 4:19
We love because he first loved us.
God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him won’t perish but will have eternal life.
We know that God works all things together for good for the ones who love God, for those who are called according to his purpose.
The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.
But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.
Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or distress, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or danger, or sword?
Bible Verses about Sharing God’s Love with Others
The Bible verses below are a great choice if you’re working on teaching your kids to share God’s love with others.
1 John 4:8
Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.
I give you a new commandment: Love each other. Just as I have loved you, so you also must love each other. This is how everyone will know that you are my disciples, when you love each other.
1 Corinthians 16:14
Do everything in love.
Let love be genuine. Hate what is evil; hold fast to what is good.
My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.
1 Corinthians 13:13
And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.
Be devoted to one another in love. Honor one another above yourselves.
1 Peter 4:8
Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.
And he said to him, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment. And a second is like it: You shall love your neighbor as yourself.
Be kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God through Christ has forgiven you.
1 Corinthians 13:4-5
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.
Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.