WHAT IS THE AGAPE LOVE OF GOD?


AGAPE LOVE

Agape” is one of several Greek words for love. When the word “agape” is used in the Bible, it refers to a pure, willful, sacrificial love that intentionally desires another’s highest good.

Definition for agape
The love of God or Christ for humankind. the love of Christians for other persons, corresponding to the love of God for humankind. unselfish love of one person for another without sexual implications; brotherly love.

TRUE LOVE

Agape love does not come naturally to us in our sinful state. However, it does come naturally to God and is an essential part of Him. When we draw closer to God and Experience His love, we are able to begin understanding what this real love means. Only through our relationship with God can we experience and show agape Love.

Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres (1 Corinthians 13:4-7).


WHAT IS AGAPE LOVE

In the New Testament of the KJV of the Bible, Love is mentioned more than 150 times and is considered the main component of what is cited as God’s two greatest commandments:

1. Love God with all your heart, soul, mind, and strength (Mark 12:30)

2. Love one another as I have loved thee (John 13:34)

The spiritual understanding of agape love is that it is unconditional and selfless in nature. A love that emulates the love of God.

“God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in Him may have eternal life” (John 3:16)

Every person on earth is a Child of God giving them the birthright and blessings of being a child of Royal birth. Loved by the infinite Creator of this Earth.

A Heavenly Father who Loved you, individually, enough to create a Earth for you to live. That is filled with flowers, trees, birds, animals, and everything your heart could desire…

He loved each of us so much that He sent Jesus Christ; His only Son, to Pay for our sins so we can return to live with Him for eternity. He did this knowing we would be imperfect and have weaknesses, but He Loved us that much to lay down the life of His Son for our sins.
That is Agape Love.

ARE YOU EXHIBITING GOD’S AGAPE LOVE?

Ask yourself these Questions, to see if you are…

1. Suffereth Long

Are you patient with others or are you quickly frustrated with them?

2. Is Kind

Are you kind or harsh in your actions and attitudes?

3. Envieth Not

Do you take pleasure the blessings and accomplishments of others or are you jealous of them?

4. Vaunteth Not Itself

Do you notice and fulfill others needs or do you promote yourself and your needs above theirs?

5. Is Not Puffed Up

Do you feel the need to promote your supposed superiority or are you content to quietly live for others?

6. Doth Not Behave Itself Unseemly

Are you morally and socially appropriate or do you make others uncomfortable?

7. Seeketh Not Her Own

Are you unselfish or do you use others to fulfill your needs?

8. Is Not Easily Provoked

Do you delight in helping others or are you easily irritated and aggravated by their needs?

9. Thinketh No Evil

Do you quickly forgive or do you take inventory of other people’s errors to use against them?

10. Rejoiceth Not In Iniquity

Are you pleased when others sin?

11. Rejoiceth In The Truth

Do you delight when others learn and follow the truth?

12. Beareth All Things

Do you have a limit of what you will endure for others or do you trust God to supply the love and grace to endure patiently?

13. Believeth All Things

Do you look for the good in people or expect the worst?

14. Hopeth All Things

Do you expect good in others when they stray from God or do you give up on people?

15. Endureth All Things

“There is no limit to what love will endure for the good of the one loved.”

16. Never Faileth

“If you have ever truly loved someone, you will always love them.”

 

Pure Love

Agape Love is the Pure Love of God! Purity, just think about that a minute, remember when you felt so pure, how did that make you feel.

That’s how God makes you feel all the time when you walk with Him Fully. His Love is Full of Peace that passes All understanding.

His Mercy Toward You is Beyond Words! His Grace is an Act of SELFLESSNESS…

When You have an Encounter with the Love of God; You will never be the same. He is For You and has Everything Under Control, as long as we keep our eyes on Him.

 

It’s more than just Believing in God

  • Its knowing Him
  • Having a Relationship with Him
  • Trusting Him
  • Going after Him more and more
  • Opening Up and letting God All the Way Inside

Agape, Agape! 

Truely my Heart Crys for the Love of God to be Poured out on All Nations!!

We Need a Move of God in the Lands, that will change hearts and the People will turn to God Again!!!

It’s time for God’s People to Rise Up and Show the True Love of God to the World.

Lord Jesus Let It Be!!

Let Your Will Be Done On This Earth Oh God, We Pray For Your Love To Be Poured Out And Hearts To Turn To You & Be Saved. The Power Of God Is What This World Needs, It’s What The World Has Been Searching For & The Time Has Come For Jesus To Be Revealed In His Fullness To All…

 

Father God, Pour Your Agape Love Upon Us We Cry!!

 

Cleanse Us & Make Us Worthy!!

 

Jesus Loves You & He Is All You Need.

 

Blessings,

Renea

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16 Comments

  1. This is so good, Renea. I love how you challenge us to exhibit agape in our own lives. Thank you for sharing.

    1. Author

      Hey there!! Thank you so much, I do believe when we Know God in His Love so strong, Lives will change around us forever.

      Blessings to you my dear friend,
      Renea

  2. This is an awesome word, oh my I struggle in this area I believe!!!

    1. Author

      Hey there!! Thank you!! The closer our relationship with God is, the more Love we pour out.
      Blessings my dear friend,
      Renea

  3. The love that has no boundary and has no limitations. The love that is above all other love. The love beyond conditions and the love of God is the true agape love.I like the fact you have explained the details attached to this and I really value the overview given. It makes for quite a lot of thinking and personal deliberations too. 

    1. Author

      Gods Love is the Greatest! Thank you for taking your time to read the Agape Love of God and soak it in.

      Blessings,

      Renea

  4. Hello there, it’s a pleasure to visit your site and truly I have seen a lot that I wish I had known earlier but still it’s never too late to get it right. The world is not at peace with itself and that is totally because there is the lack of  love for one another. Seeing this agape love, this is just the perfect kind of love we all need to show to our partners. 

    1. Author

      Thank you Sean for Visiting my website! Now more than ever we all need to show the Agape Love and trust each other! 

      Blessings,

      Renea

  5. Hi there! Such an amazing article! Wow I  must commend your good work, well done. It was a fun filled experience learning about agape love .thanks for taking time to share this. And yes from now henceforth I wont stop showing agape love to everyone that comes in contact with me. Thanks again 

    1. Author

      You are so Welcome!! God longs for his children to flow in Agape Love, I believe you made God smile saying you won’t stop showing Agape Love… We All need to put a smile on Him.

      Blessings,

      Renea

  6. Hi there! Well this article right here is Beautiful and Inspiring! You write so.well and Inform quite deeply!. Thanks for sharing this, glad I came by it. Agape love is not a feeling; it’s a motivation for action that we are free to choose or reject. Agape is a sacrificial love that voluntarily suffers inconvenience, discomfort, and even death for the benefit of another without expecting anything in return.

    1. Author

      Thank you for your wonderful comments! I long for the day that All will realize how selfless God is and will always be, His Love is All we need!

      Blessings,

      Renea

  7. But I said to you the greatest of this is love. Jesus Christ  the author and the finisher of our faith show a perfect example of agape love will he lay his live down on the cross. Therefore I believe the basis of Christianity is love. Thanks a million times for this amazing and wonderful post, it an eye opener

    1. Author

      Thank you so much for your powerful comments! 

      Blessings,

      Renea

  8. Recently I learnt that in the Greek language there are several words for love. And I also learnt that “agape” is used to refers to a pure, willful, sacrificial love. The other words for love are Eros (or sexual passion), Philia (deep friendship), Ludus (playful love) Pragma (longstanding love) and Philautia (love of the self).

    We can express all these other types of love but only God can show “agape” to us. That’s what Simon Peter learnt.

    1. Author

      Thank you for sharing with us. Yes true Agape Love comes from God, when we learn how special we are as the children of God and that He wants to pour His Love on us and thru us, we rest in His Presence.

      Blessings,

      Renea

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