"Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind. This is the first and great commandment. And the second is like unto it, Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself. On these two commandments hang all the law and the prophets." --Matthew 22:37-40.
"One of the puzzling questions likely to turn up sooner or later to vex the seeking Christian is how he can fulfill the Scriptural command to … Continue Reading ››
"Herein is love, not that we loved God, but that he loved us, and sent his Son to be the propitiation for our sins" (I John 4:10).
The New Testament was originally written in the Greek language which has various words for "love." Eros
(from which we get the word "erotic") was used for physical love and became associated with "passion." Although the Bible refers to lust, eros
is not used anywhere in the Greek New Testament.
Another word used in the common Greek of the first … Continue Reading ››