Bible Verses about Loving Yourself

When we are talking about loving ourselves, we aren’t talking about being arrogant or proud but we are talking about loving ourselves while still being very humble. Let’s take a look at some Bible verses about loving yourself.

Bible Verses about Loving Yourself

Loving Yourself is actually of thanking The Almighty God for making you as you are but loving yourself as people put it is in two ways, the first is loving yourself by being arrogant and thinking you are perfect and the second is loving yourself naturally and still being very humble about it. And the one advisable, wanted, and required from we Christians is the latter part; loving ourselves and also remain very humble.

These Bible Verses about Loving Yourself will be scriptural guidance on how to go about life especially in this time that loving yourself is not so easy, it doesn’t come naturally as it should.

It is even in the plan of our Heavenly Father that we should grow to love ourselves which He has already instructed us to love our neighbor


So my friend, below will be the collection of Bible verses about loving yourself; let’s discover them!

Psalm 139:14

I will give thanks to you because I have been so amazingly and miraculously made. Your works are miraculous, and my soul is fully aware of this.

By loving yourself, you are also being thankful to the Lord because you are wonderfully made and created.

Ephesians 5:29

For no one has ever hated his own body, but he nourishes and tenderly cares for it, as the Messiah does the church.

You are to love and take good care of your body which is one way of showing that you love yourself.

Proverbs 19:8

To acquire wisdom is to love oneself; people who cherish understanding will prosper.

Before you can acquire wisdom and understanding far and near, you must first love and accept yourself.

Mark 12:31

The second is equally important: Love your neighbor as yourself. No other commandment is greater than these.

If loving your neighbor is very important, what makes you think it is compulsory and essential that you love yourself so much.

Leviticus 19:34

Treat them like native-born Israelites, and love them as you love yourself. Remember that you were once foreigners living in the land of Egypt. I am the LORD your God.

God has given us as a commandment that we should love others as ourselves so before you can show and express love to others you must first love yourself unconditionally!


James 2:8

Nevertheless, you are doing the right thing if you obey the royal Law in keeping with the Scripture, “You must love your neighbor as yourself.”

Leviticus 19:18

“You are not to seek vengeance or hold a grudge against the descendants of your people. Instead, love your neighbor as yourself. I am the LORD.”

2 Timothy 3:1-2

You must realize, however, that in the last days difficult times will come. People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, arrogant, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy.

Proverbs 21:4

Haughty eyes and a proud heart, the lamp of the wicked, are sin.

Proverbs 18:12

Haughtiness goes before destruction; humility precedes honor.

Proverbs 16:5

The LORD detests the proud; they will surely be punished.

Galatians 6:3

For if anyone thinks he is something when he is nothing, he deceives himself.

Proverbs 27:2

Praise should come from another person and not from your own mouth, from a stranger and not from your own lips.

1 John 4:19

We love because God first loved us.

Ephesians 2:4-5

But God, who is rich in mercy, because of his great love for us even when we were dead because of our offenses, made us alive together with the Messiah (by grace you have been saved.

It is very essential that we love ourselves because that will be what we show to the world but we must also be very careful not to be self-righteous and arrogant.

When faced with oppressions and distractions that might affect your self-esteem, you should always remember that you are God’s original handiwork and HE made you in an amazing and wonderful way. You are God’s Creature!

This concludes our article on Bible verses about loving yourself.


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