Spirits in Bondage Dymer The Greek word agapao , used by Jesus, is Strong's Concordance G25 and means a caring or godly concern for someone even if you do not know or like him or her. Just as a husband's response to his wife's question, 'Do you love me more than your job? There our single love is differentiated by several Greek words. God so "loved the world " agape that He gave His only son John 3: You and many others say that Peter was grieved because Jesus used a different word for love in the third question. He saith unto him, Feed my lambs.
Agape and Phileo
Do check out the Think Theology blog post in my piece, and the TGC discussion posted in comments above. And the converse is also true: Rather, the love that the Bible speaks of far more closely resonates with the love exemplified by Jesus in his death on a cross. Even from a cursory reading of the Bible, or a nominal understanding of Christianity, it is clear that love is integral to the Christian faith. Lewis Irish non-fiction books Philosophy of love Thought experiments in philosophy. I know that you do not have the love [agapEn] of God in your hearts.
Love-Phileo (Greek Word Study) | Precept Austin
Ancient Greek distinguishes a number of words for love , of which three are most prominent: So be earnest, and repent. That is the whole point. The Cambridge Companion to C. This is my interpretation — one of many interpretations, I know! I know that you do not have the love [agapEn] of God in your hearts.
I wonder if there is a hint of John writing himself into the story and showing himself as the beloved disciple who loved Jesus more than these???? Bruce is accepted as a major Bible scholar that seems to be more important to you than it is to me. We are concerned about a translation, not about the actual words in the actual language spoken by the participants. Love had its perfect expression among men in the Lord Jesus Christ, 2 Cor 5: Something this author is anxious to do.
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