Starter: Wordsearch. LOVE. What does love mean?. Different uses of the word love. EROS. sexual- 'being in love'. Storge. Love of things. Philos. Friend love. Parentos. parental love. Agape. Christian love- putting others before yourself. LOVE.
sexual- 'being in love'
Love of things
Christian love- putting others before yourself
What are the meanings of the different Greek words for love?
EROS, STORGE, PARENTOS, PHILOS & AGAPE.
In fact they believe the purpose of life is to love God, self and others. Jesus taught the Great Commandments-
Love God with all your heart, mind and soul & love others as you love yourself!
Many Christians look to St. Paul for guidance on what Jesus meant by agape.
I am nothing without love.
Love never gives up.
Love cares more for others than self.
Love is not jealous. Love doesn’t show off.
Love isn’t big headed. Love doesn’t force itself on others.
Love doesn’t like to see others in trouble.
Love isn’t always “Me first”.
Love doesn’t fly off the handle.
Love doesn’t keep a score of peoples wrongs.
What does agape require?
How might a Christian respond to the opinion that ‘agape’ is a waste of time.