agape love

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selfless love of one person for another without sexual implications (especially love that is spiritual in nature)


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When all is said and done, there is no greater thing to have achieved in life than to express Agape love to others.
From a Christian, biblical perspective, we follow Jesus and learn to humbly and lovingly become more like him, and to serve him and others with agape love and humility.
Present study found that Erotic Love and Agape Love Style play an important role to influence marital quality for female from joint family.
Agape love is the ideal love we humans strive for, but many often fail to achieve.
In order to give voice to the invitation, we must feel it deep in our being that the agape love that Jesus speaks of is for all of us.
Then in October, the Foundation donated $25,000 to AGAPE Love from Above to Our Community in support of flood disaster relief and recovery efforts in Bloomsburg, Pa.
That agape love is the pouring-out kind, the "my water just broke" kind; the hard pushing out of new life into the world's insanity.
"In dealing with clients, everyone is treated the same and shown non-judgmental, agape love," she says.
(2.) The Greeks also spoke of eros and agape love. Interpretations vary but, in general, eros refers to romantic love, sexual attraction in an everyday sense between two people.
III: Agape Love is to provide poetry for individuals who seek more intimacy and to offer instructions on how to be successful in romantic relationships.
However noble and lofty is the agape love, it is much easier said than done, as Christians have discovered.
The results of the Short Form Love Attitudes Scale (see Figure 3) found no significant differences between birth order position on the dimensions of Eros, Mania, Ludus, Storge, Pragma, and Agape love styles (all ps>.11).
Experiencing God's unconditional love for me--that agape love.
Elliott addresses several important misunderstandings in this chapter that have great implications today in theology and ministry such as the idea that love is theological understanding or action (p160), and agape love cannot be commanded and is uncaused (p164).
(6) As for the difficulty of incorporating the erotic into Christian ethics, I suggest that the narrowing of the erotic to the body and to its sexual desire and pleasure, as well as the characterizing of it as selfish, and thus in opposition to agape love constitute part of the problem.