God is love, and one of the best ways to love others is to share Jesus with them.
Here are 14 Bible verses for Valentine’s Day for Disciple Makers
1) John 3:16
For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life. (NIV)
Our 50-day faith journey, Your True Story, opens on day one with this Bible verse—the title of the first day is “You are Invited.” This Bible verse is an invitation to “whoever believes”. . . you are invited to believe. Use this invitation and Bible verse for Valentine’s Day to share your Jesus with others. If you struggle with sharing the Gospel, read our article, How to share Jesus with Confidence.
2) Mark 12:30-31
Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength. The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no commandment greater than these. (NIV)
This Bible verse is practically the All In Ministries’ theme song—it is our ministry verse. Our ministry exists to equip women as disciple makers of Jesus and show women worldwide that Jesus came for everyone. We have witnessed marginalized women who did not know they were loved, valued, or have a divine purpose. Our ministry wants women of ALL nations to love God with ALL and, as an overflow of His love in them, to love ALL .
Art Print of Mark 12:30
3) Numbers 6:24-26
The Lord bless you and keep you; the Lord make His face shine on you and be gracious to you; the Lord turn His face toward you and give you peace. (NIV)
Listen to “The Blessing” here on YouTube to hear this verse put to song. This Bible verse is also known as “The Priestly Blessing” and points you directly to God as your ultimate caretaker. If you are looking for an encouraging Bible verse for Valentine’s Day to share with your friends, use this blessing to remind others that if they are believers, they are never alone. You can always depend on God’s sovereignty and love over your entire life.
4) 1 John 4:10
This is love: not that we loved God, but that He loved us and sent His Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins. (NIV)
This Bible verse is the basis of the Gospel in one verse. God loved us and gave us evidence of His love in the sacrifice of His only Son, Jesus, to save us from our sin. Use this Bible verse for Valentine’s Day to start a spiritual conversation. See our video on our Video Resource Page to learn even more tips to start spiritual conversations.
5) 1 John 4:12
No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and His love is made complete in us. (NIV)
As a disciple maker of Jesus, you can use this Bible verse to help you explain to others that once we follow Jesus—He lives in us. As you share His love in various ways, others see His love through you. Not that you become perfect once you accept Him, but as you obey His love is always enough to complete you.
6) 1 John 4:19
We love because He first loved us. (NIV)
This verse is a simple and easy Bible verse to memorize for Valentine’s Day to begin a conversation about Jesus. I love because Jesus loves me. Here’s how my life has changed, and He wants you to know He loves you too. It doesn’t get much simpler than that, my friends.
7) 1 Corinthians 13:13
And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love. (NIV)
This Bible verse states three things: faith, hope, and love. If we look at sharing the Gospel, all three are essential, and love is why we share. You will have many opportunities to start a conversation about Jesus by mentioning the value of these three things and how important they are in your relationship with Him.
8) Romans 5:8
But God demonstrates His own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. (NIV)
The ultimate example of love is the sacrifice of Jesus. As a disciple maker, you can point out how God showed His love for us when we didn’t deserve it. Even if you feel undeserving, God loves you. Everyone is a sinner, and His love doesn’t discriminate. You can’t earn His love. He gives it to us as a gift.
9) Ephesians 5:1-2
Follow God’s example, therefore, as dearly loved children and walk in the way of love, just as Christ loved us and gave Himself up for us as a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God. (NIV)
You are loved as God’s children, and Jesus provided the way for you to become part of God’s family. You can also share the Love Letter in our Your True Story resources here—see week two.
10) 1 Corinthians 16:14
Let all that you do be done in love. (ESV)
As a disciple maker, this Bible verse for Valentine’s Day can also be for you. In the Bible, Paul is giving instructions for Timothy’s visit to early disciple makers. Pay attention to verse 13, “Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.” They knew they would face opposing views and even persecution . . . so let love be your highest value in how you act and how you share.
11) Psalm 37:4
Delight yourself in the Lord, and He will give you the desires of your heart. (ESV)
Until you know Jesus, nothing will ever fulfill you. Use this Bible verse for Valentine’s Day as a disciple maker to share your story and how your life has changed since you made Jesus your Savior and life Leader.
12) John 15:13
Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. (NIV)
Jesus made the ultimate sacrifice for all of us. In essence, we can symbolically make that same sacrifice daily as we lay down our old lives to follow Him. As a disciple maker of Jesus, you show others an example of love as you obey His prompts to share His love with others.
13) 1 John 4:8
Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is love. (NIV)
God is love. He is our Creator and is above everything else. We share Jesus with others because we have a personal relationship with Him, and have experienced His love firsthand.
14) 1 Corinthians 13:4-7
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. (NIV)
The words “Love never fails” follow these in verse eight. At times we may fail to love, but God doesn’t fail. His ability to love us is ever-lasting, as evident in John 3:16. It is eternal. Read how you can also use 1 Corinthians 13 as a love lesson for Valentine’s Day.
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Let's love all this Valentine's Day, and love them all well.
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