Let’s talk about LOVE (According To Scripture)

I think it’s time to seriously talk about something called LOVE. Lately, I’ve been learning through scripture what love actually is, according to God. As the pastor at my church puts it:

“There are 3 kinds of love: Agape, Phileo and Eros.”

Eros is the less valuable love; it is known as sexual love. Phileo is considered a brotherly or material love, a kind of love people express almost every day of their lives. And the most important kind of love, the unconditional kind of love, God’s kind of love, is Agape love. In 1 Corinthians 13:4-13, you will read about what love is and what it is not.
In both John 3:16 and 1 John 3:16, we are shown that God gave his one and only Son to save us all, dying for our sins.

As I read more and more scripture from the Bible, I try to understand why I am in the situations that I am sometimes. For years I’ve been wanting to understand why, in my teenage life, I’ve never had the opportunity at loving someone that aren’t friends nor family (ding ding ding: A BOYFRIEND). In the last few weeks of attending church and learning more and more about scripture, it has helped me understand why. Going back to 1 Corinthians 13:4-13, the fourth verse says this:

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.”

The more I read it, the more I began to understand why God has not yet put a partner in my life. I, myself, have yet not understood what love really is, and how could I, someone who finds it hard to love herself and others, be capable of loving someone whom God would want in my life for me to love, cherish, protect and, not to mention, share a life with forever?

I’ve always believed that everything in my life happens, because God allowed it to happen so. When asking my dad what kind of man he sees me having in the future, he said this (this is loosely of what I remember):

“One day, God will put a man in your life that you will call your husband. No matter how long the wait may be, trust in God to find the right partner for you.” 

And so I choose to believe that if it’s God’s will, it is meant for my purpose.

What have we learned from this today:

  1. We are to love unconditionally as God loves us, therefore Agape love;
  2. God gave his one and only Son to the world to die for us on the cross;
  3. Never rush something that is not God’s will;
  4. In the pastor’s words: “Love, Trust and Follow God”.

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.”

– 1 Corinthians 13:4

Thank you for reading.

Talk soon.

 

Your Sincerely,

Clouds.

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3 Comments Add yours

  1. Anonymous says:

    Te amo y estoy muy orgullosa de ti princesa El propósito que Dios tiene en tu vida es inmenso Yo le creo a Dios ❤️

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    1. Love you always Sandy❤️

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