Free Essays on Love And God

  1. God's Love

    God’s Love 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...

  2. Mary Slessor

    another, she would boldly stand strong knowing that God would protect her. Webster’s Dictionary states that bold means, “Ready to take risks or face danger; daring.” It also states that faith is, “Confidence, trust or belief in God.” Trusting that God would help her, Mary constantly took a stand for justice...

  3. Solving My People Puzzle

    increasing with intensity and fear of conversation in unfamiliar/familiar group discussions. I find this to be accurate because I love speaking in public and I also love interacting within a group of familiar/unfamiliar team members. I am often called upon to be the spokesperson within in my group and...

  4. To Love Another Person is to See the Face of God

    To Love Another Person Is to See The Face of God To love another person doesn’t really mean to see the face of God. You have to feel all the love and blessings of God. Living the life of God, with his words and doing things that we know is right is living the path of life loving any other person regardless...

  5. Word Can Heal and Word Can Harm

    be sure that no one who is immoral, indecent, or greedy (for greed is a form of idolatry) will ever receive a share in the Kingdom of Christ and of God."(Ephesians 5:3,5 TEV) St Paul warns us not to quarrel so we are to "Remind our people of this, and give them a solemn warning in God's presence not...

  6. The Kingdom of God

    when the kingdom of God would come, Jesus replied, “The kingdom of God does not come with your careful observation, nor will people say, 'Here it is,' or 'There it is,' because the kingdom of God is within you. What Jesus is trying to tell the Pharisees is that the Kingdom of God is eternal and spiritual...

  7. God Is Love vs Sonnet 116

    All You Need Is Eros? “Love” has been experienced, examined, converted for entertainment, manipulated, shaken, and stirred innumerable times through the ages, as humanity attempts to reign in the profound concept. Mankind was created to participate in a love affair with the Creator, and even those...

  8. Eyes Were Watching God Essay

    Their Eyes Were Watching God, by Zara Neal Hurston, a young woman named Janie faces many challenges and follows her dream of finding true love. Her image of true love came to her as she was sitting down beneath a tree. But unfortunately, early in the beginning, her image of true love is destroyed when Nanny...

  9. Nature of Love: St. Maximos and Sufism

    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...

  10. Overcoming Odds with Love

    OVERCOMING ODDS WITH LOVE! The five events that shaped my life are struggle, pain, heartbreak, change, and VICTORY. Though things were hard, it was prayer that kept me standing. Growing up, I wasn’t as fortunate as everyone else; I went through being talked about. I went through feeling rejected,...

  11. Knowledge Of Love

    (e.g., jnana yoga), and the path of love and devotion (e.g., bhakti yoga). Superficially, it might seem that these paths have little to do with each other. It might even seem that they are incompatible. For example, while the bhakta cultivates a burning fire of love in the heart, the jnani cultivates...

  12. Philosophy Personality of God

    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...

  13. Philosophy of Love

    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...

  14. Gods Love

    often find her crying in her bedroom, sometimes even when she was cooking dinner. Every night I would hear her pray to God to give her the strength she needed. She would talk to God and repeat, ?Please help me? over and over again. I remember feeling so sad. My mother was in so much pain. I was only...

  15. Poverty in the Philippines

    work harder and more hours - poverty in the Philippines caused by lack of quality consciousness - poverty in the Philippines caused by lack of love FOR God and thus FOR all his children on earth - poverty in the Philippines caused by abuse by rich ones - poverty in the Philippines caused by mismanagement...

  16. In the Hands of God

    When I heard I had to write an essay on “In the hands of God”. I thought “what am I going to write?” Then I thought about it. I thought about how I hear this topic every Sunday in church and how it’s so easy. In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. Now the earth was formless and empty...

  17. Love Dare

    Day 1. Today's Dare   The first part of this dare is fairly simple. Although love is communicated in a number of ways, our words often reflect the condition of our heart. For the next day, resolve to demonstrate patience and to say nothing negative to your spouse at all. If the temptation arises...

  18. Peace Love and Grandpa Blakeslee

    such as God. Many people live accordingly to the rules of God, and in turn are directed in leading a better life. In the brilliant novel Cold Sassy Tree, by Olive Ann Burns, Grandpa Blakeslee is such a person. Whenever Grandpa faces an obstacle, he turns to God. Grandpa turns to God whenever...

  19. The Love Revolution

    drinking water, and 270 million without access to any medical services whatsoever. 83746 i-xiv 001-258 r2vk.indd 1 7/13/09 2:21:19 PM 2 THE LOVE REVOLUTION Are these statistics as staggering to you as they are to me? I hope so. They are the stunning, sobering facts of life in the world in...

  20. Different Levels of Meaning in George Herbert’s Poem, Love

    This unique love poem by George Herbert seems both simple and complex at the same time. There are many levels which display the depth of Herbert’s writing. He gives a three stanza poem, six lines each with the rhyme scheme of: A, B, A, B, C, C, and the lines alternating ten and six syllables. This simple...

  21. Love And Wisdom Reflection Paper 1

    Love and Wisdom Reflection Paper Lauren Alexander Liberty University Theo 104-D75 Introduction: Before this course comes to a close, our instructor asked us to pick two additional topics to reflect upon in depth. The two topics that I would like to discuss further are the ideas of “love” and “wisdom...

  22. It's All About Love

    What is it all about? - It's all about Love. “According to philosophers, the only goal of life is to be happy. And there is only one happiness in life: to love and be loved. Love is essentially an abstract concept, much...

  23. Confessions: Language as a Simplified Pathway Towards God

    towards God Since Augustine has a firm belief that human beings, born sinful, and “glued” to pleasures, are unable to reach true happiness unless they pursue God (or a better understanding of God). Writing Confessions, he tries and hopes to enlighten humanity by providing aids to find God. However...

  24. Their Eyes Were Watching God

    third husband and was the key to Janie’s spiritual growth. Tea Cake is Janie’s first real love and the ideal husband for both her and Nanny. Although Tea Cake physically harms her by beating her, he truly loves her and respects her for who she is. Unlike Logan and Jody, Tea Cake allows Janie freely express...

  25. Explain love within Christianity

    the concept of love within Christianity C.S Lewis explores the nature of ‘love’ from a Christian perspective “Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God. Whoever does not love does not know God because God is love” all forms of love come from God, who is the very source of love itself. Situation...

  26. Love: an Eternal Gift from God to Humanity

    110 February 6, 2012 Love: An Eternal Gift from God to Humanity What is love? A question all humans will examine during their lifetime; a question human beings including scientists, psychologists, artists, etc. will never come to an agreement on its definition. Whether love is a human need for caring...

  27. What do we learn about God and humankind (theology and anthropology) in Genesis 1-3?

    What a God there was in creation, furthermore what a God there is in redemption. The God who gave the Bible as a revelation to humanity that reveals His character. The God who is love who loved His creation first before creation loved Him.1 The God who created the heavens and the earth in the...

  28. How Should One Best Understand Divine Love?

    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...

  29. Love?

    4Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 5It is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. 6Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. 7It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres...

  30. Introduction

    propositions and asked the Pope "to be a spokesman before humanity" on the Church's interest in family life. F. The family was willed by God in His creative act. G. But family life is interiorly ordained to fulfillment in Christ. H. The family can realize...

  31. Love Your Enemies

    into a position where I thought I had to lash back out and explain and defend myself to others...to tell my side of the story, but after much prayer God began to reveal to me why certain things were the way they were and how to handle it the right way...his way. So here's a little friendly advice... ...

  32. What is Love

    What is Love? In today’s society, love is most often contemplated as a romantic innervation between two people. However, it also exists between friends, relatives, and even your worst enemies. When you say, “I love you” to someone or you say that you love something, do you know what you are saying...

  33. What Is Love?

    - By Mrs. E. G. White. - (Concluded.) Christ and his obedient children love one another. Their tastes are identical. The true followers of Jesus are so abiding in him that they love that which he loves, and hate that which he hates. One spirit pervades the whole body. How then can the branches...

  34. Love and Attractions

    Love and attraction Love and attraction are topics that this society wants to figure out. They are two very different things, and yet one of the most confusing topics. Not many will know the meaning of love, just the pain and the errors of life. What’s the difference between knowing that you love...

  35. To Know the Love of Christ

    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...

  36. The Role of Desire/Beauty in Dante and Augustine’s Journey Into God

    The Role of Desire/Beauty in Dante and Augustine’s Journey Into God In both Confessions and The Divine Comedy, Augustine and Dante are depicted as very creative and intelligent men. Both of them have a love for the beauty in life. These beautiful things that are put in front of them cause both men...

  37. If God Is Such a Loving God. Why Does He Allow Sin and Suffering?

    “If God is a loving God, then why does he let sin and suffering happen?” By: Banna Maxfield 11 Silver In the Catholic tradition there is a belief in a loving God. In order to understand the catholic view’s on whether God is a loving God or not, an examination of the unique and loving relationship...

  38. The Theme of Love in Augustine's de Trinitate

    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...

  39. The Ideology of God

    think that the best way to know is to love many things (Vincent va gough)Compare in which the two novels present the influence of God. The ideology of God is expressed in many different contexts throughout the novel, many of the characters exploit the qualities of God and often became reliant on his power...

  40. Love Thee

    Love thee How do I love thee? Let me count the ways.  I love thee to the depth and breadth and height My soul can reach, when feeling out of sight For the ends of Being and ideal Grace. I love thee to the level of everyday's Most quiet need, by sun and candlelight.  I love thee freely, as men...

  41. Major Gods of Hinduism

     Essay List the three major gods of modern Hinduism and give a brief description of each Just like in most religions, people who practice Hinduism believe in god(s). Similar to Christian trinity of God as the father, Son and Holy Ghost, Hindus have the Trinity...

  42. Love: a Positive and Uplifting Aspect Not Limited to Physical Desires

    Signifying that this love is not limited to physical desires, but transcends the human body and reaches a much higher and nobler level. She also equates her love for her husband with those things she needs to live, 'to the level of every day's Most quiet need'. In other words she loves him as much as her...

  43. Saved by love

    Saved by Love Even though love can’t make a person succeed in life sometimes, Victor Hugo uses the theme of compassion to show that a person’s life can be changed in a positive way. To begin with, Marius saves his neighbor, the Jondrettes, from being homeless by paying the rent for them. After...

  44. God Is Love

    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...

  45. Romeo and Juliet - Lust vs Love

    the lovers to love openly and thus, they took their lives for the other, hence settling their quarrelling families. In Shakespeare Romeo and Juliet, the idea of real love has been mistaken for infatuation. In the play Romeo and Juliet, their love seems to be infatuation rather than real love as the both...

  46. What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

    October 2009 Love: And What We Talk about Raymond Carver’s “What we Talk About When we Talk About Love” from the start the reader has the image of two couples having a get together drinking around a table. Carver portrays these characters drinking gin with a little buzz and the topic love is brought...

  47. An Argument That Man Is Made in the Image of God

    the Image of God I. Introduction 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...

  48. Analyze of “How Do I Love Thee?” by Elizabeth Barrett Browning

    The poem I am choosing to analyze is “How do I love thee?” by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. In her sonnet Mrs. Browning is expressing her unconditional love for her husband and God. The overall theme of the poem is intense love, it is also an Italian sonnet, and a lyric poem. Lyric poems are poems that...

  49. God Is Love

    GOD IS LOVE "God is Love." This simple yet complex statement is found only twice1, 2 in the Bible and is commonly presented out of context. It is generally misunderstood and often circulated in a fashion that leads many into Hell. The statement –while very easy to make and accept when presented in its...

  50. The Battle of God

    there is no real answer, and that question is the existence of God. There have been endless arguments and controversies in the philosophical world and the religious world trying to answer the question of whether or not God is real. Some say God is a thing to answer the questions of the unknown, and some...

  51. Is God real

    IS GOD REAL? Science gives ample reason to believe in God. Why is DNA important? British philosopher, Dr. Antony Flew, was a leading spokesperson for atheism, actively involved in debate after debate. However, scientific discoveries within the last 30 years brought him to a conclusion he could...

  52. Religious and moral dilemma of Scobie in Graham Green's 'The Heart of the Matter'

    yet happen before he reaches me: some incredible interposition. . . But with open mouth (the time had come) he made one last attempt at prayer, ´O God, I offer up my damnation to you. Take it. Use it for them' and was aware of the pale papery taste of his eternal sentence on the tongue.´´1 These are...

  53. Thier Eyes Were Watching God. Essay

    Unknown language arts Their eyes were watching god essay Love and indepence Love and Independence, a division between together, and alone. In the book "their eyes were watching god" Janie shows her strong and her dependent side several times through out the story. Most of the time one may see...

  54. One Word: God

    God God and he being behind it all, blessed me these 21 years of my life. Without him I could forever be lost. I had many times to fall away from my given path, and at times I did. I don’t always know if it’s part of a plan or not, but I am a lucky young woman to be where I am today. God saved me and...

  55. Saying Yes to God

    sick and tired of being sick and tired? Well if so, I will like to take this time out to introduce you the remedy of all your problems. God, the true and living God, the one who has giving his son to save us from our sins. I know many of you have heard of him but how many of you have had the chance to...

  56. Sinner in the Hands of an Angry God

    an angry god Jonathan Edwards talks a lot about god being angry. He implies that God will throw us in hell as soon as he gets the chance. He also says that “...the world would spew you out, were it not for the sovereign hand of him who hath subjected it in hope”. According to Jonathan, God “abhors”...

  57. God Is Responsible for Everything That Happens in the Universe – Discuss

    God is responsible for everything that happens in the universe – discuss St. Augustine was walking on the seashore thinking about God’s nature when he noticed a boy doing something strange. After filling his bucket with water, the boy then poured it into a hole in the sand. He did this several times...

  58. Sometimes I Feel like A Motherless Child and Old Songs

    become breakfast for every day. Without it, I felt empty for whole day. It became compulsory for me to eat apple in my daily life. That is why I love apple. I love butterflies. Butterflies are different creature. It also a colorful insect. Usually, butterflies refer to freedom. All the time, I saw it flies...

  59. Book Review God Has a Dream

    First Book Club Meeting: God Has a Dream – Desmond Tutu Synopsis of Impressions Desmond Tutu’s God Has a Dream is a book that revives the Christian spirit in many ways. God Has a Dream is an engaging piece of literature that renews one’s faith in humanity and brings about a new vision of hope...

  60. Love Sex and God in Four Dimensions

    Love Sex and God in Four Dimensions The question of sexual ethics is complicated. Humans have the unique property of having the animalistic need for sex, the natural desire for procreation, but also the conscience that comes from our humanity. This is further complicated by other facets of society and...