What is Love?
An Examination on Love
In Canto 26 of Paradiso, blind Dante is confronted by St. John about love. Dante tells St. John that he wants God’s love. John asks Dante to be more specific in why he wants God’s love. Dante’s desire is significant because everyone desires to love and be loved...
For God So Loved The World.
If you have been around the church for a while, this is a familiar text…. In fact it is the most well known text in whole entire world out of the Bible.
* I want to give you and adaptation of that verse tonight, and it goes something like this:
* For God so loved...
Loving, and Patient God
There are many characteristics in describing the Christian Gods personality. God is similar to us—only in perfection. He is holy, fair, righteous, and impartial. He has feelings, can be jealous and angry, and always keeps his promises. Although, I believe God has three attributes...
hear the word Love? Do you think of romantic Love, or do you think about the Love of God, and your Love for others? God gave us Heaven’s best in Jesus because of how much Love He has for His creation. He sent His Son to die on the cross, so that we might live, and this was out of the Love He has for us...
What is True Love?
A Philosophical Paper
The deepest problem in the world is not political or economic but true love. As well as, it is the most popular subject of argument, we never stop searching and wondering for...
contrast to gods of heathen religions who are often presented as vindictive and angry beings in need of appeasement, the God of the Bible is characterized as the essence of love. “God is love” (1 John 4:8, 16). Since God is love and since God is eternal, then God’s love is eternal. Moreover, since love requires...
I believe getting to know God through a personal relationship with him is the most fulfilling thing a person can do. God presents his friendship generously to all, but many people reject this because they think it lead to "religion". Having a relationship with God is simple, just as any friendship...
the Image of God
In this paper, I seek to prove that Man is made in the image of God philosophically, given that God is the creator of the universe and that there are no other created beings in the universe other than those found on earth. I shall do this by proving that God displays and...
It mirrors the relationship of Jesus and his church and represents this relationship of love and sacrifice. For the Christian church it is an acknowledgement of a commitment between two people in the eyes of God. In the practices in Catholic and Orthodox churches, marriage is one of the sacraments and...
God knows, God knows I _______ to break free.
I've fallen in love
I've fallen in love for the _______ time
And this time I know it's for real
I've __________ in love, yeah
God knows, God knows I've fallen in love.
It's strange but it's true
I can't get over the way you love me like...
Nature of God
3. COULD GOD BE LOVING, IN A WAY THAT AMOUNTS TO MORE THAN MERELY INTENDING THE GOOD OF HUMAN BEINGS?
The Christian faith presents a definite world-view in which the God of the universe is revealed as loving. Amongst an abundance of biblical references to God's love, some that...
death. In this paper I will explore the nature of love. More specifically, I will explore the concept of love as it relates to the writings of St. Maximos the Confessor and Sufism. The heart of spiritual life is love and spiritual life is about how we love. The spiritual teachings of both Sufism and St...
know the love of Christ
Eph 3:19 And to know the love of Christ, which passeth knowledge, that ye might be filled with all the fullness of God.
• Our human minds cannot comprehend the love of God.
• It passeth knowledge and understanding.
• To be filled with all the fullness of God, you have...
TopicLove Bible Verses
Love Bible Verses
Quotes about Love - Read verses that provide guidance on topics relating to love, such as relationships, marriage, family, children, strength, and love of others. Read scripture from the Holy Bible about love in relation to God, Jesus Christ, and the...
The Theme of Love in Books VIII – XV of Augustine’s De Trinitate
The structure of Augustine’s De Trinitate conforms to the rule that “authority takes precedence over reason.” Having expounded upon the scriptural revelation of God, in the latter half of his grand exposition on the Trinity the Church...
Love has been defined as “an intense feeling of deep affection” or “to feel a deep romantic or sexual attachment to (someone).” It is an emotion that has been simplified, mystified, and tragically reduced to secular interpretation. To understand the real concept of love is to yearn for perfect love...
•Wind- Many interpreters of the Bible think that the wind is a symbol of God. In this book it is all about Brian and how he strongly believes in god. The wind is invisible just like God, but is also very powerful also like God. Brian looks to the wind as a special security because it plays such a big...
of Epicurus, states:
If God is willing to prevent evil, but is not able to
Then He is not omnipotent.
If He is able, but not willing
Then He is malevolent.
If He is both able and willing
Then whence cometh evil.
If He is neither able nor willing
Then why call Him God?
I can give my opinion as...
Euthyphro’s thinks that his action was pious, and his definition of piety is doing what the God(s) approve of. Socrates questioned Euthyphro’s definition of action being pious and quickly asks: “is the holy loved by the gods because it is holy? Or is it holy because it is loved?” Socrates presents this premise...
idea of the return of creation to God; its aim is to inspire others to actively seek this return and to believe in the creation of God. The relationship St. Augustine has with love and God is undeniably irrevocable due to the fact that he cannot distinguish love and God with out one another.
Nirguna Bhakti, God or the Supreme power was a formless energy or force that had to be deeply felt and realized. These poets spoke of everyday activities as a service to God. They believed in love, surrender and in a universal religion.
The Saguna Bhakti tradition believed in a God who had a human...
find the way to destroy this monster. American Gods, written by Neil Gaiman, is a story that Shadow is working for a god, during his working time, he meets many gods, and also he finds a big secrete plan behind his "boss". At the end, he saves the gods. Both novels are Science Fictions. The Terminal...
questions from Packer titled Knowing God.
Grace vs. Judgment Responses
1. What three comments does Packer relate to the Flood of Love? The first point he mentions is the verb shed abroad, which means poured (or dumped) out. Secondly, the thought of the knowledge of God, having flooded our hearts,...
spiritual gifts and love. When you start to think about it, these two things go together. If a person uses their spiritual gifts for the right reasons they will be doing it out of love for God. A lot of people these days do not use their spiritual gifts to edify God or to show the love of God to others. They...
are rooted in the nature and activity of god. As one explores god and his character they discover that he is righteous, just and loving and judges accordingly. Christian fundamentals are centered on the fact that God will judge correctly and has revealed his love for mankind through Jesus Christ.
What is love? Many of us toss around this word as easily as anyone. And we end up trivializing it. The word "love" is so misused and overused in our society that we hardly know what to think when someone says, "I love you." Let us focus on not the earthly kind of love but of a greater love...
God as eternal, omniscient, omnipotent and omni-benevolent – and the philosophical problems arising from these concepts;
the views of Boethius in his discussion of eternity and God’s foreknowledge in Book 5 of The Consolations of Philosophy
the question as to whether or not a good God should...
The most wonderful expression of God in the Bible is wonderfully, correctly expressed in three beautiful words. We can find this incredible and wonderful expression in 1 John 4:8, which reads, “God is love”. It does not say that God have love for us or God loves us but He, as a person is love...
Who is God?
God’s wrath as well as his love is revealed in both the Old Testament and the New Testament. God, by nature, is unchanging. The giving of both his wrath and his love is situational, but he mercy and love is and has always been there. A common misconception of the depiction of God within...
little words, “I love you.” The next day Josh was at a basketball game. His reply to a friend’s offer of cheesy nachos was, “yeah man, I love nachos!” Later that evening he was pulled over for speeding on the way home. After getting off with a warning he remarked, “God must love me.” How can Josh...