Relationship with G-D

Defining Love

Posted on Aug 14, 2017 in Relationship with G-D

Defining Love


What is the first word we should think of when we define God’s love?
Before I give you the definition I wanted to look at a few things from our culture.

Love is fondness, an affection of the mind caused by that which delights
Love is an intense feeling of deep affection
Love is a feeling of strong or constant affection for a person.
Love is a variety of different emotional and mental states, typically strongly and positively experienced, that ranges from deepest interpersonal affection to simple pleasure.

Although all of this is part of love, it is not a foundational understanding of love. Love is not based on emotions no more than our primary definition can be an emotion.

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