What Jesus teaches about Love


Welcome, dear reader! Today, we embark on a heartwarming journey to delve into the teachings of Jesus about love. Love is undoubtedly the central theme of Jesus’ ministry and His ultimate commandment. Through His words and actions, Jesus showed us the perfect example of unconditional love. Whether you’re seeking more love in your life or aspiring to spread love to others, this devotional will inspire and equip you for that noble pursuit.

Imagine embracing the day with an overflowing heart full of God’s love. Picture being a beacon of love to everyone around you, just as Jesus was. Let’s dive deeper into Jesus’ teachings on love and discover how they can transform our lives and the lives of those around us.

Bible Verse

John 13:34 (NIV): "A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another."


In this powerful verse, Jesus presents us with a new commandment that encapsulates the essence of His ministry—love one another. This love is not merely an emotion or a fleeting feeling but a deliberate and selfless act of kindness and compassion. Jesus sets the bar high by commanding us to love others as He has loved us.

The love Jesus speaks of is sacrificial, unending, and extends to everyone, regardless of their actions or beliefs. He loved us so profoundly that He laid down His life for us. Through His crucifixion and resurrection, He demonstrated the ultimate sacrificial love. By encouraging us to love one another in the same manner, Jesus calls us to live lives of genuine care, empathy, and selflessness.

Furthermore, this love isn’t reserved for those who love us back. It includes our friends, family, strangers, and even those who may be difficult to love. When we love as Jesus does, we become reflections of Him in the world, spreading His light and making a transformative impact.

Actions to Take

  1. Practice Forgiveness: Choose to forgive those who have wronged you and let go of grudges. Extend grace as Jesus has extended it to you.

  2. Perform Acts of Kindness: Find ways to show kindness daily, whether through a kind word, a helping hand, or a thoughtful gesture.

  3. Spend Quality Time with Loved Ones: Prioritize meaningful connections with family, friends, and community members. Make time for heartfelt conversations and shared experiences.

  4. Love Your Enemies: Challenge yourself to pray for and show compassion towards those who may be difficult to love. Seek to understand rather than judge.

  5. Reflect on Jesus’ Love: Regularly meditate on Jesus’ sacrificial love for you, and let it inspire your interactions with others.

Journal Prompts

  1. How has Jesus’ love influenced your life? Reflect on specific instances where His love has made a difference.

  2. Are there people in your life you find difficult to love? What steps can you take to show them Christ-like love?

  3. Write about a time when you felt an overwhelming sense of love from someone else. How did it impact you?

  4. How can you be more intentional in showing love to your family and friends?

  5. What are some barriers preventing you from loving others fully? How can you overcome them?


Dear Jesus, thank You for loving me unconditionally and sacrificially. Please help me to understand the depth of Your love and to reflect that love in my relationships with others. Give me the strength to forgive, the heart to show kindness, and the grace to love even those who are difficult to love. May my life be a testament to Your incredible love, and may others come to know You through my actions and words. Amen.

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As we draw this devotional to a close, remember that Jesus’ teachings on love are a powerful guide for our daily lives. By embracing His command to love one another, we not only enrich our own lives but also shine His light in the lives of those around us. Let’s commit to embodying Christ-like love, making the conscious effort to forgive, show kindness, and cherish our relationships.

Thank you for joining us on this uplifting journey. We hope you’re inspired to continue exploring the boundless depths of God’s love with us at BGodInspired.com. Let’s go forth and love as Jesus does!

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