LOVE: A Many Splintered Thing          What is love?  How can I love my enemy?  Love is used in many ways. Which are corre...
Wrong Views of LoveLOVE IS NOT A HOLE YOU       “FALL INTO.”
Wrong Views of LoveLOVE IS NOT A WINDOW YOU       “FALL OUT OF.”
Wrong Views of Love  LOVE IS NOT “PUPPY LOVE.”Define “puppy love.”How is real love different?
Wrong Views of Love  LOVE IS NOT “BECAUSE OF -.”What another did for meHow they helped meWhy do we love Jesus?1 John 4:19 ...
Wrong Views of LoveLOVE IS NOT “IN ORDER TO GET.”They have something I want so I will “love” them to get what I want.When ...
Wrong Views of LoveLOVE IS NOT “CUTE  OR HANDSOME”.Some are in love with the face, body, hair, muscles, figure, athletic a...
Wrong Views of LoveLOVE IS NOT “CUTE  OR HANDSOME”.What happens when those things change?Gain weight, muscle becomes flab,...
Wrong Views of Love         LOVE IS NOT     “WHAT I LIKE OR ENJOY”.We are in love with music, movies, cars, houses, dresse...
Wrong Views of Love    LOVE IS NOT SOMETHING          “YOU MAKE”.Teens in the back seat of a car are not “making love”When...
Correct Views of Love   1 English word – 4 Greek words1 – Eros – sexual, animals, procreation; This  word does not occur o...
Correct Views of Love   1 English word – 4 Greek words3 – Philao – Emotion, friendship, like,  attraction,hang out, be tog...
Correct Views of Love   1 English word – 4 Greek words4 – Agape – Decision about how to treat  another person, to seek wha...
Correct Views of Love  1 English word – 4 Greek wordsMatthew 5:44 But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who cur...
Philos and AgapeJohn 21:15So when they had eaten       Love = Agape – Do you seek what  breakfast, Jesus said to    is bes...
Philos and AgapeJohn 21:16He said to him again a    Love = Agape – Do you seek what second time, "Simon,      is best for ...
Philos and AgapeJohn 21:17                            Love = Philao – Jesus changedHe said to him the third    words. Pete...
Correct Views of Love   AGAPE LOVE IS A DECISION1 – Decide how you will treat someone2 – Just make up your mind.3 – Nothin...
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  1. 1. LOVE: A Many Splintered Thing What is love? How can I love my enemy? Love is used in many ways. Which are correct or incorrect?What does the word “love” mean in the New Testament?
  2. 2. Wrong Views of LoveLOVE IS NOT A HOLE YOU “FALL INTO.”
  3. 3. Wrong Views of LoveLOVE IS NOT A WINDOW YOU “FALL OUT OF.”
  4. 4. Wrong Views of Love LOVE IS NOT “PUPPY LOVE.”Define “puppy love.”How is real love different?
  5. 5. Wrong Views of Love LOVE IS NOT “BECAUSE OF -.”What another did for meHow they helped meWhy do we love Jesus?1 John 4:19 We love Him because He first loved us.If you love because of – What happens when they stop doing for you?
  6. 6. Wrong Views of LoveLOVE IS NOT “IN ORDER TO GET.”They have something I want so I will “love” them to get what I want.When they no longer able to give what I want from them, love ends.
  7. 7. Wrong Views of LoveLOVE IS NOT “CUTE OR HANDSOME”.Some are in love with the face, body, hair, muscles, figure, athletic ability.We love the cheerleader or quarterback.
  8. 8. Wrong Views of LoveLOVE IS NOT “CUTE OR HANDSOME”.What happens when those things change?Gain weight, muscle becomes flab, lose hair, lose that school girl figure
  9. 9. Wrong Views of Love LOVE IS NOT “WHAT I LIKE OR ENJOY”.We are in love with music, movies, cars, houses, dresses, shoes, THINGS.We must know the difference in “LIKE” and “LOVE”.1 year later – we dont “love” those shoes.Is that what happens to love in a marriage?
  10. 10. Wrong Views of Love LOVE IS NOT SOMETHING “YOU MAKE”.Teens in the back seat of a car are not “making love”When you hear this phrase – translate it – FORNICATION.Love can not be built, manufactured, made out of other materials
  11. 11. Correct Views of Love 1 English word – 4 Greek words1 – Eros – sexual, animals, procreation; This word does not occur on the Bible.2 – Storge – family love – grandparents, aunts and uncles, cousins, siblings, parents
  12. 12. Correct Views of Love 1 English word – 4 Greek words3 – Philao – Emotion, friendship, like, attraction,hang out, be together, date, love.This word describes our relationship with friends, co-workers, people we enjoy being with, eat with, go shopping together, spend time together.
  13. 13. Correct Views of Love 1 English word – 4 Greek words4 – Agape – Decision about how to treat another person, to seek what is best for another, above our own desires.This word describes how God loves us.John 3:16; Romans 5:8This word describes how Jesus loves us.Galatians 2:20
  14. 14. Correct Views of Love 1 English word – 4 Greek wordsMatthew 5:44 But I say to you, love your enemies, bless those who curse you, do good to those who hate you, and pray for those who spitefully use you and persecute youHow do you love your enemy? Decide to seek what is best for them. Are they trapped in a house on fire? Call 911.
  15. 15. Philos and AgapeJohn 21:15So when they had eaten Love = Agape – Do you seek what breakfast, Jesus said to is best for another? Simon Peter, "Simon, son of Jonah, do you love Me more than these?" He said to Him, "Yes, Lord; You know that I love You." He said to him, Love = Philao – We have been "Feed My lambs." together for 3 years. We have shared much together. We are good friends.
  16. 16. Philos and AgapeJohn 21:16He said to him again a Love = Agape – Do you seek what second time, "Simon, is best for another? son of Jonah, do you love Me?" He said to Him, "Yes, Lord; You know that I love You." Love = Philao – We have been He said to him, "Tend together for 3 years. We have My sheep." shared much together. We are good friends.
  17. 17. Philos and AgapeJohn 21:17 Love = Philao – Jesus changedHe said to him the third words. Peter, are we best of time, "Simon, son of friends? Jonah, do you love Me?" Peter was grieved because He said to him the third Love = Philao – We have been time, "Do you love together for 3 years. We have Me?" And he said to shared much together. Him, "Lord, You know We are good friends. all things; You know that I love You."
  18. 18. Correct Views of Love AGAPE LOVE IS A DECISION1 – Decide how you will treat someone2 – Just make up your mind.3 – Nothing to do with emotions (Philao is the emotional part of love.)4 – Gods Love, Jesus Loves Me, Marital love, Parental love – ALL are AGAPE.

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