Love Stories: Eros, Philios, Agape

Presented Feb. 12, 2006 at Evergreen Retirement Community in Cincinnati


Lighting the Fire – For everything there is a season…

Eros  “My lover is mine and I am his…”
Adam and Eve (Genesis 2:18-25)
Song of Songs (Song of Songs 1:1-7)
Jacob, Rachel and Leah (Genesis 29:16-30)
A Maiden’s Soliloquy (Song of Songs, selected verses)

Philios and your neighbor as yourself…”
Ruth and Naomi (Ruth 1:6-18)
The Good Samaritan (Luke 10:25-37)
Peter and Jesus (John 21:15-19)

Agape “For God so loved the world…”
Nicodemus (John 3:1-21)
Woman taken in adultery (John 8:1-11)
The Forgiving Father (Luke 15:11-32)
Love (I Corinthians 13)

Extinguishing the Fire – …and a time for every purpose…