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Let’s Take A Look At Love

My intent was to write about love for a couple of days leading into Christmas and then move on. But, the more I think about the vocabulary of love, the more it cries out to me to linger and take a closer look. So, here goes…

There are two primary languages that make up the Bible. The New Testament was written in Greek and the Old Testament in Hebrew (with a little bit of Aramaic which is almost identical).

The word “love” occurs somewhere around 600-700 times in the Bible, depending on the translation you are using. It is one of the most important themes in scripture. Love describes God, His mission for the church and the reason for our existence. That’s p