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  1. Bible Love “God is Love” ~ 1 John 4:7-8 English ~ 1 word, used many ways Greek ~ 4 words translated love

  2. Bible Love Storge Eros Love Agape Phileo agape

  3. Bible Love 1.EROS Romantic love Between a male & female Not in the New Testament “Erotic”

  4. Bible Love 2. Storge Family Love Parents – children, relatives 3 times in the New Testament Rm.12:10 II Tim. 3:2,3 Rom. 1:31 Blood bond

  5. Bible Love 3. Phileo Friendship Emotional 45 times in the New Testament John 20:2 John 11:3, 36 James 4:4

  6. Bible Love 4. Agape Doing what is best Controlled by the will ~ mind 250 times in the New Testament John 3:16 1 Cor. 13

  7. Bible Love 4. Agape Two basic ideas: (1) Seeking man’s highest good (2) Treating man as God would “Willing to seek another’s well – being at the sacrifice of one’s own.”

  8. Bible Love 4. Agape Divine word for Love 4 Characteristics (1) Universal (2) Not received from everyone (3) Does not depend on worth (4) Patterned after God’s love

  9. Bible Love How Love Works Eros, Storge, Phileo.... 1.Feelings 2.Emotion 3.External conditions Agape

  10. Bible Love How Love Works Eros & Agape Marriage based on eros = fails Add agape = happy marriage Eph.5:25 & 28

  11. Bible Love How Love Works Storge & Agape Family – natural affection will die Agape love holds together Rm. 1:31 2 Tim. 3:3

  12. Bible Love How Love Works Phileo & Agape Friends Best friends may be enemies Agape love holds friends together

  13. Bible Love Eros = physical Storge = family Phileo = friends Agape = what is best How Love Works Agape love is the hub for all other relationships! Love in marriage involves all 4 words!

  14. Bible Love How Love Works We can love our enemy ! Matt.5:43-44 ~ Agape Not phileo love ~ Agape Jn.3:16

  15. Bible Love How Love Works Degrees of Love ! Love our neighbors Love the brethren Love for family

  16. Bible Love Storge Eros Love Agape Phileo

  17. Bible Love Bible love will be demonstrated Love for God leads to obedience “If ye love me keep my commandments” John 14:15 Love for fellow man in deed.

  18. Bible Love • By Arthur Pigman • Evans Church of Christ • Evans, Georgia • Sunday Morning – 05 September 2004