Do You Really Know His Unconditional Love? …By Jonathan Fashbaugh, Given Life Ministries……I’m sitting at my dining room table, my lungs burning inside my chest. This is not some super-spiritual, metaphorical burning. My lungs really feel like they have hot coals in them. For four days, the area of Northern Colorado where I live has […]

“What is eros love?”……Unlike English, in which the word “love” means many different things, the Greek uses three words to describe the range of meaning that our word “love” conveys. The first word is eros, from which we get the English word ‘erotic.’ Eros is the word used to express sexual love or the feelings […]

“What is agape love?”……Answer: The Greek word agape is often translated “love” in the New Testament. How is “agape love” different from other types of love? The essence of agape love is self-sacrifice. Unlike our English word “love,” agape is not used in the Bible to refer to romantic or sexual love. Nor does it […]

“What is storgelove?”……The ancient Greek language had four words to describe different types of love:agape,phileo,eros, andstorge. Only two of these Greek words are used in the New Testament,agape(self-sacrificial love) andphileo(brotherly love).……A third type of love,eros, expresses sexual love, but the word is nowhere to be found in the New Testament. The fourth Greek word for […]

1 Corinthians 13 (The Message) The Way of Love  If I speak with human eloquence and angelic ecstasy but don’t love, I’m nothing but the creaking of a rusty gate. If I speak God’s Word with power, revealing all his mysteries and making everything plain as day, and if I have faith that says to a […]

“What does the Bible say about tough love?”……Answer: “Tough love” is an expression that is generally thought of as a disciplinary measure where someone is treated rather sternly with the intention of helping them in the long run. For example, tough love may be the refusal to give assistance to a friend asking for help […]

“Soul mates? Does God have one specific person for you to marry?”……The common idea of a “soul mate” is that for every person, there is another person who is a “perfect fit,” and if you marry anyone other than this soul mate, you will never be happy. Is this concept of a soul mate biblical? […]