55 Inspiring Bible Verses About Waiting For Love

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Faith in God helps us stay strong in times of doubts, frustration, fear, and uncertainty in love and life. In love, waiting for someone is a real test of one’s faith in God, so we are sharing some Bible verses on waiting for love that will give you strength and hope. But patience always pays, and the longer, the wait, the sweeter the reward. Because getting what you want after waiting will make you value what you received much more. Plunge into our post for Bible verses that will lead you on the right path in love.

55 Bible Verses About Waiting For Love

  1. “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.” – 1 Corinthians 13:4-5
  1. “Wait for the Lord; be strong and take heart and wait for the Lord.” – Psalm 27:14
  1. “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” –Jeremiah 29:11
  1. “So, flee youthful passions and pursue righteousness, faith, love, and peace, along with those who call on the Lord from a pure heart.” – 2 Timothy 2:22
  1. “Delight yourself also in the Lord, and He shall give you the desires of your heart. Commit your way to the Lord, trust also in Him, and He shall bring it to pass.” – Psalms 37:4-5
  1. “Let no one despise your youth, but be an example to the believers in word, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in faith, in purity.”- 1 Timothy 4:12
  1. “Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth.” –
  1. Trust in the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.”-Proverbs 3:5-6
  1. Therefore the LORD waits to be gracious to you, and therefore he exalts himself to show mercy to you. For the LORD is a God of justice; blessed are all those who wait for him.”Isaiah 30:18
  1. “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” –  Jeremiah 29:11
  1. “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, for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.” – 1 Corinthians 6:19-20
  1. “You need to persevere so that when you have done the will of God, you will receive what he has promised.” –  Hebrews 10:36
  1. Behold, we consider those blessed who remained steadfast. You have heard of the steadfastness of Job, and you have seen the purpose of the Lord, how the Lord is compassionate and merciful.”-James 5:11
  1. “Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love him.”– James 1:12
  1. “But blessed is the one who trusts in the Lord, whose confidence is in him.” – Jeremiah 17:7-8
  1. “Keep your heart with all vigilance, for from it flow the springs of life.” – Proverbs 4:23
  1. “Put to death therefore what is earthly in you: sexual immorality, impurity, passion, evil desire, and covetousness, which is idolatry.” –Ephesians 5:3
  1. “It is good to wait quietly for the salvation of the Lord.” – Lamentations 3:26
  1. “In that day they will say, “Surely this is our God; we trusted in him, and he saved us. This is the Lord, we trusted in him; let us rejoice and be glad in his salvation.”- Isaiah 25:9
  1. “For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened.” – Matthew 7:8
  1. “But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.”- 2 Corinthians 12:9
  1. “The heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately sick; who can understand it?” – Jeremiah 17:9
  1. “But those who hope in the Lord will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.” –Isaiah 40:31
  1. “Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?” – 2 Corinthians 6:14
  1. “I can do all things through him who strengthens me.”  – Philippians 4:13
  1. “The LORD God said, ‘It is not good for the man to be alone. I will make a helper suitable for him.” –Genesis 2:18
  1. “Set me as a seal upon thine heart, as a seal upon thine arm: for love is strong as death; jealousy is cruel as the grave: the coals thereof are coals of fire, which hath a most vehement flame.”- Song Of Solomon 8:6
  1. “Rather, clothe yourselves with the Lord Jesus Christ, and do not think about how to gratify the desires of the flesh.” – Romans 13:14
  1. “Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it: if a man would give all the substance of his house for love, it would utterly be contemned.” – Song Of Solomon 8:7
  1. “Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.”-Romans 12:12
  1. “But if we hope for what we do not yet have, we wait for it patiently.” – Romans 8:25
  1. “We fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen. For what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.” – 2 Corinthians 4:18
  1. “Flee sexual immorality. Every sin that a man does is outside the body, but he who commits sexual immorality sins against his own body.”- 1 Corinthians 6:18
  1. “Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth.” – 1 Corinthians 13:4-6
  1. “We wait in hope for the Lord; he is our help and our shield.”- Psalm 33:20
  1. “Beloved, I beg you as sojourners and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts which war against the soul.”- 1 Peter 2:11
  1. “But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness.”- Galatians 5:21-22
  1. “And this is the confidence that we have toward him, that if we ask anything according to his will he hears us. And if we know that he hears us in whatever we ask, we know that we have the requests that we have asked of him.” – 1 John 5:14-15
  1. “I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in his word, I put my hope.” – Psalm 130:5
  1. “For the revelation awaits an appointed time; it speaks of the end and will not prove false. Though it linger, wait for it; it[a] will certainly come and will not delay.” – Habakkuk 2:3
  1. “Being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience.” – Colossians 1:11
  1. “I can do all this through him who gives me strength.” – Philippians 4:13
  1. “Yes, my soul, find rest in God; my hope comes from him.” – Psalm 62:5
  1. “Trust in him at all times, you people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge.” – Psalm 62:8
  1. “You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you. Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord, the Lord himself, is the Rock eternal.”- Isaiah 26:3-4
  1. “ Look at the nations and watch– and be utterly amazed. For I am going to do something in your days that you would not believe, even if you were told.” – Habakkuk 1:5
  1. “Do not put your trust in princes, in human beings, who cannot save. When their spirit departs, they return to the ground; on that very day their plans come to nothing” – Psalm 146:3-5
  1. “Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding.” – Proverbs 3:5
  1. “I wait for the Lord, my whole being waits, and in his word, I put my hope.” – Psalm 130:5
  1. “I can do all things through him who strengthens me.” – Philippians 4:13
  1. Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; you were bought at a price. Therefore, honor God with your bodies.” – 1 Corinthians 6:19-20
  1. “The acts of the flesh are obvious: sexual immorality, impurity, and debauchery.” – Galatians 5:19
  1. “Daughters of Jerusalem, I charge you: Do not arouse or awaken love until it so desires.” –Song Of Solomon 8:4
  1. “You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast, because they trust in you. Trust in the Lord forever, for the Lord, the Lord himself, is the Rock eternal.” – Isaiah 26:3-4
  1. “Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.” – Hebrews 11:1

Patience is the key to success in any situation in life. So, if you are weary from the wait and feel like giving up, these Bible verses about waiting for love would help you stay strong and make the right decision.

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Siddharth Kesiraju

Siddharth holds a master's degree in communication and journalism from the University of Hyderabad. He has around six years of experience in various fields of writing and editing. As an associate editor at MomJunction, Siddharth edits and ensures the articles are aligned with the website's editorial standards. Having done a certification course in Relationship Coaching, he also writes on Relationships.... more