Free Essays on Love And God

  1. 1 John 2:15-17

    1 John 2:15-17  Do not love the world or the things in the world. If any one loves the world, love for the Father is not in him. For all that is in the world, the lust of the flesh and the lust of the eyes and the pride of life, is not of the Father but is of the world. And the world passes away, and...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. Speech Devotional

    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...

  5. What is True love

    What is True Love? A Philosophical Paper Submitted by: Carolyn Honey Grace I. Introduction 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...

  6. Love

    FOUR TYPES OF LOVE There is much confusion today on the subject of love because we are limited to only one English word (love) with a broad range of meanings. For example, if I said, "I love my wife, I love my dog, I love apple pie," obviously I am not talking about love in the same degree or definition...

  7. 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...

  8. What Is Love

    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...

  9. 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...

  10. Loving and Using

    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...

  11. John 3:16

    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...

  12. Reflection Paper

    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...

  13. 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...

  14. theology through poems

    The Greatest Love of All The first time I ever felt true love was when I was seventeen and I attended a youth service at a church called “El Rey Jesus” or “King Jesus Ministries”. All my life I was raised in the church, my grandmother was a pastor and personally I never believed in God or any doctrine...

  15. Purpose

    •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...

  16. Studies of Religion Christian Marriage

    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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. Love In The Equation Of Evil

      Love in the equation of evil    In this paper, I will introduce the concept of love in the Freewill defense and present  how it supports the existence of God in the logical problem of evil.     The logical problem of evil states that:    1.God exists and is omnipotent, omniscient, and omni­benevolent...

  20. Scripture Interpretation: Dt 6: 4-9

    XXXXXXX “Hear, O Israel! The Lord is our God, the Lord alone! Therefore, you shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your strength. Take to heart these words which I enjoin on you today.” (Dt. 6: 4-9) In Chapter six, verses four through nine...

  21. Analysis of Queen

    free 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...

  22. Tagore’s Gitanjali as a Work in the Bhakti Tradition

    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...

  23. BIBLE

    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...

  24. God's Loving Nature

    Nature of God 3. COULD GOD BE LOVING, IN A WAY THAT AMOUNTS TO MORE THAN MERELY INTENDING THE GOOD OF HUMAN BEINGS? INTRODUCTION 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...

  25. The important of Jesus' commandment of love in Christian Ethics

    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. When...

  26. Grave vs. Judgment Responses

    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,...

  27. The End of The Affiar

     The “Divine” Love Triangle In The End of the Affair, Graham Greene presents to us a complex romantic triangle between Sarah Miles (the kind-hearted adulteress), her suspicious yet ever-loving husband Henry, and Maurice Bendrix, Sarah’s passionate lover. However, as the novel progresses, a new...

  28. 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...

  29. Created in God's Image

    Created In The Image of God Wendy Butz, RN, BSN THEO 532, September 13, 2011 Malone University I was raised attending Baptist churches and have listened to many ministers talk about “man” being created in God’s image. I know we are created in God’s image because the Bible (Barker, 1995)...

  30. philosophy

    of God 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...