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Modern Love = Mushy Sentimentality That Never Says a Harsh Word

“What exactly is agape, or “love” as it is translated? The NT tells us:  Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.

We read such passages and tend to assume at once that “love” means what it does to us in modern times — in this case, a mushy sentimentality that never says a harsh word and never steps on the toes of others. The same word is used in 1 Cor. 13 (though translated differently):”

To read the rest of this article written by James Patrick Holding:  http://www.inplainsite.org/html/agape.html

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