Eros is what we typically think of as romantic love. Needs years and needs Ego breaking. A true love can probably develop over long periods of time too. Each one of us will give you eleven hundred shekels of silver. Agape is the very nature of God, for God is love 1 John 4:7-12, 16. Human sexuality: diversity in contemporary America 6th ed. It is the way your heart beams toward others when you are happy and feeling warmly toward your fellow man.
Thanks for the work on this site. Ludus relationships are casual, undemanding, and uncomplicated but, for all that, can be very long-lasting. He was a Nazarite, which is kind of like a Jewish monk. Jesus was asking Peter if he loved him with the love of God, a love that may require sacrifice. Good children's book based on the teachings of Elder Paisios a best-seller in Greece is From I-Ville to You-ville by Mersine Vigopoulou.
Agape perfectly describes the kind of love Jesus Christ has for his Father and for his followers. In Ancient Greece there are 4 Types of Love; Agape, Phileo, Storge, and Eros. But even in this innocence their is the danger of selfishness. My heart was more alive than ever, there was no way I could sleep, my being was elated by the highest expression of all consuming love I could imagine possible. Real, genuine, is the substance of things hoped for and the evidence of things not seen,. Unlike our English word love, agape is not used in the New Testament to refer to romantic or.
Can happen between strangers and can be spontaneous. I replied immediately, to say that I was away in Uzbekistan, but he could find a hide-a-key and let themselves in for the night. It is also called charity in the King James Version of the Bible. He loves the unlovable and the unlovely, not because we deserve to be loved or because of any excellence we possess, but because it is His nature to love and He must be true to His nature. We want to be generous, forgiving, and compassionate enough to love people unconditionally. It embodies culture and beliefs.
That's why God can love us - because His love is determined by His character, not ours. Storge This is what you think of as a friendship or familial love. Eros may turn into another type of love and continue, but it also might die down once your infatuation stops. Agape is, by its definition, the highest and most unselfish of the loves. Yeh I'm still on the fence about tri and quad gem fusions, cause in one sense they'd represent Storge cause the Crystal Gems are like a family, and in the sense of group co-operation they'd work as such but then they could also be a mix of love I. It's not how much love you have, but the quality of your love that's important just as it's not how much faith you have that God looks at, but the quality of your faith. I love my wife, but I also love hamburgers.
The difference between agape and phileo becomes very clear in John 21:15ff, but unfortunately it is obscured in almost all English translations. In review, eros is reserved for the marital relationship. However, God commands us to have agape love toward everyone. I feel the greatest is agape, unconditional love. He may bruise us only to later heal us. Peter: Yes, Lord; you know that I love phileo you. Therefore, love is an act of faith, and we know that faith works by love Gal.
Love you all, and I mean this from the bottom of my heart………………. This kind of love is all about sacrifice as well as giving and expecting nothing in return. Philia, or deep friendship The second variety of love was philia or friendship, which the Greeks valued far more than the base sexuality of eros. It is when you are attracted to someone and love them, although it does not always mean that you feel a sexual urge. It is sexual and not. Greeks use it for people or arts mostly.
Nor does it refer to close friendship or , for which the Greek word philia is used. Peter: Yes, Lord; you know that I love phileo you. Stevonnie Steven and Connie represents the final type Phileo which is a warm, affectionate and tender platonic love. After all, Jesus had just gone through horrendous torture for Peter's sake and ours , something he did not want to do but did anyway because of his agape love. How could love be selfish? You were created to literally flow with this kind of love in mighty, flowing streams as you tap into the all-powerful Source of this love.