agape love

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Noun1.agape love - selfless love of one person for another without sexual implications (especially love that is spiritual in nature)agape love - selfless love of one person for another without sexual implications (especially love that is spiritual in nature)
love - a strong positive emotion of regard and affection; "his love for his work"; "children need a lot of love"
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Just as the Lenten period offers us the opportunity to show genuine agape love by being of help to those who we are better than, Valentine day is also expected to be a time of selfless service.
It is also found that these all predictors (Openness, Conscientiousness, Erotic Love and Agape Love Style) positively influence the criterion variable (marital quality) for the female of joint family.
org), a new non-profit that partners with other organizations such as Reality Outreach Unlimited, Coram Deo, Family Promise for the Homeless and Paradym Inc, that is dedicated to showcasing the radical power of unconditional Agape love to the world
Mercy is a part of charity or agape love (in which the one exercising the virtue is in service to others).
The second type of love is unconditional love, or agape love.
Agape love comes naturally between parents and children.
The Good Samaritan demonstrates agape love for the customer, in contrast to the priest and the Levite who are parts of an incumbent administrative hierarchy.
That desire is deeply rooted in divine love, agape love.
The book offers a splendid melding of language, vision, voice, and agape love.
The ideas that are most often expressed in theology textbooks and commentaries are that there is a special kind of agape love, that it is akin to how God loves, and that it is not emotional.
Then in October, the Foundation donated $25,000 to AGAPE Love from Above to Our Community in support of flood disaster relief and recovery efforts in Bloomsburg, Pa.
That agape love is the pouring-out kind, the "my water just broke" kind; the hard pushing out of new life into the world's insanity.