Tag Archives: Agape

Peace: God’s Ultimate Goal

Peace: God’s Ultimate Goal

God’s ultimate goal for humanity is for peace to blanket the earth. His Son, Jesus Christ, was called the “Prince of Peace” by Isaiah the prophet (Isaiah 9:6). That’s because Isaiah saw another day on the prophetic horizon. He described that day as a time when nations would beat their swords into plowshares, and their

Love: No More Sloppy Agape

Romans 12:9–21 The love that Paul wishes to see in the Romans is one that works in holiness and right living. Thomas Watson, a Puritan, spoke to that point, “Faith deals with invisibles, but God hates that love which is invisible.” The rest of chapter 12 contains a number of injunctions to “deep, unaffected and

Special Needs, Special Love

Editor’s note: This introduction to Bella’s Gift by Rick and Karen Santorum was written by Bella’s older sister, Elizabeth Santorum. In his letter to the Corinthians, St. Paul told us …now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; and the greatest of these is love. – 1 Corinthians 13:13 Love is the greatest of the theological

Bible Verses about Love

Bible Verses About Love

In a 70’s era television show, a young boy was talking about his relationship with a girl and said, “I like her, but I don’t like, like her.” In the show, the quote made sense, but is there a better way to indicate our feelings of affection?  The fact is, using a single word to