Article by Steve Gettinger, Pastor of Risen Lord Lutheran Church, Taylorsville, Kentucky. The title of this article just happens to also be the title of a very popular song by a band called the Beatles. Now I am not sure how much the Beatles knew about love, but I do know Someone who knows more … Continue reading All You Need is Love
The word 'love' conjures up so man different things today. A modern dictionary lists 28 various uses for the word: tender affection, warm attachment, intimate passion, strong predication, & amorous benevolence. Yet not of these are complete to define / describe what the Bible speaks of as a fruit of the Spirit. Three words for love are used in the Bible: eros (sensual attraction/passion), phileo (brotherly kindness), and agape (God-like love).