What is the relationship between God and love?
Our love for God involves intimacy and closeness. The more we love God, the more intimate and close to Him we become (and then the more we love Him). The intimacy into which God calls us requires knowledge. Indeed, knowledge is a natural consequence of intimacy and closeness.
What is God’s love type?
Many people have never experienced true love, agape love, which is the God kind of love. A person who is not born again relies on human love to get through this life, and too often they are disappointed through broken relationships or even abused by people they loved the most.
What the Bible says about being loved by God?
“God destined us to be his adopted children through Jesus Christ because of his love. “Dear friends, let’s love each other, because love is from God, and everyone who loves is born from God and knows God. The person who doesn’t love does not know God, because God is love.”
What are the different types of love?
Meet the 8 Different Types of Love
- Philia — Affectionate Love. Philia is love without romantic attraction and occurs between friends or family members.
- Pragma — Enduring Love.
- Storge — Familiar Love.
- Eros — Romantic Love.
- Ludus — Playful Love.
- Mania — Obsessive Love.
- Philautia — Self Love.
- Agape — Selfless Love.
How does God show his love for us?
God shows His love for us by not only forgiving us of our sins, but by going even further and bringing us into His family. He has qualified us to share in the inheritance of the saints. (Col 1:12) This inheritance includes salvation, strength, hope, peace, comfort, providence, fellowship and so much more!
How many types of love are in the Bible?
Four unique forms of love are found in Scripture. They are communicated through four Greek words (Eros, Storge, Philia, and Agape) and are characterized by romantic love, family love, brotherly love, and God’s divine love.
What is the difference between God’s love and human love?
This type of love — God’s love — is distinguished from human love. God’s love is not based on emotions or feelings. God does not love us because we are good people, or because we exalt him. God demonstrated his love by sacrificing his only son so that by putting our faith in his son our sins would be forgiven.