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  1. LOVE

  2. LOVE I. GREEK WORDS FOR LOVE

  3. GREEK WORDS FOR LOVE 1. Stergeos "love, feel affection for...someone, of the love of a wife for her husband" (Arndt & Gingrich, p.766) "It is a love that is ‘a natural movement of the soul,’ something almost like gravitation or some other force of blind nature." (Wuest, v. III, p. 110) E.g., Rom. 1:31

  4. GREEK WORDS FOR LOVE 2. Phileo "love, have affection for, like" (Arndt & Gingrich, p. 859) "This an unimpassioned love, a friendly love. It is a love that called out one's heart as a response to the pleasure one takes in a person or object....The words which best express this kind of love are ‘fondness, affection, liking.’" (Wuest, v. III, p. 111) E.g., Matt. 10:37

  5. GREEK WORDS FOR LOVE 3. Eros "passionate love" (Arndt & Gingrich, p. 311) "The word `passion' describes it. It is passion seeking satisfaction....This love is ‘an overmas- tering passion seizing upon and absorbing into itself the whole mind.’" (Wuest, v. III, p. 111)

  6. GREEK WORDS FOR LOVE 4. Agapeo "love" (Arndt & Gingrich, p. 5) "It is a love called out of a person's heart by `an awakened sense of value in an object which causes one to prize it.' It expresses a love of approbation and esteem. Its impulses come from the idea of prizing." (Wuest, v. III, p. 112) E.g., Jno. 3:16; Lk. 10:27ff; Eph. 5:25; Rom. 13:8-10

  7. LOVE I. GREEK WORDS FOR LOVE • II. SHOWING LOVE • A. Loving those we love, • God, Matt. 22:35-37; Rom. 12:1; Deut. 6:6-12; Ps. 119: 11; Jno. 14:15, 21; 1 Jno. 5:3 • Our family, Prov. 31:28-29; Titus 2:4; 1 Pet. 3:7; Eph. 5:29; 6:2 • Brethren, 1 Pet. 1:22; Matt. 28:10; Jno. 20:17; 13:1

  8. LOVE I. GREEK WORDS FOR LOVE II. SHOWING LOVE A. Loving those we love B. Loving the unlovely, Deut. 7:7; Lk. 5:12-13 C. Loving enemy, Lk. 6:27-28; Jno. 4:9; 3:16; Rom. 12:20-21; Jno. 13:14-17 D. Loving the lost, 1 Cor. 9:19-22; Rom. 1:14; Acts 5:42