The world has its own myths, legends and stories about love. Different cultures, religions, and mythology have their own portrayal of love identified or symbolized by several gods or goddesses. The most popular one is Venus in Roman mythology—she is the goddess of beauty and love. In Greek mythology, Aphrodite is the goddess of love, beauty, pleasure and procreation. Then there is Cupid with his love- dipped arrow, spreading love, which is romantic and transient. The Bible tells us about a very different kind of love. This love is completely opposite of the trendy, temporary emotions of love the world has to offer. In 1 Corinthians 13 it is revealed that without Love we are nothing. But this love suffers and is kind. It is not jealous nor is it arrogant. It is selfless and sacrificial. Love, which thinks no evil, no iniquity, but believes, hopes, as well as endures all things. This Love never fails, never vanishes and never comes to an end. This is the Love of God, the Love of Christ. The human mind cannot fathom this divine Love unless it experiences the Love of the Savior Jesus Christ by having a personal relationship with Him. His love is unconditional. This Love of God is amazing and divine, yet reaches down to every human heart, which is ready to receive Him. Once the Love of Christ is within us we can experience the freedom of our emotions and body. Each step in life becomes lighter, happier and meaningful. When the Love of Christ reaches deep down in your heart all burdens, shadows and doubts just fade away. There is purpose to our lives. We begin to see hope in hopelessness, light amidst darkness and strength in our weakness. This is Love, unending, forgiving, unfailing, forever reassuring that whoever accepts the Love of Christ shall today have eternal Life. It is this infinite and divine love, which ought to be on our minds.
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