Love Is The Theme Of The New Testament

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Chongyang Zhang Theology 232 Instructor: Jeffrey Tripp 20 Feb 2017 Love is the theme of the New Testament In the New Testament, there are may sentences that talk about”the Love”, “God is love”,and “Doctrine of love”. We have sufficient evidences for proving love is the theme of the new testament. Both Paul and christian believers agreed with the idea that they need to try them best to love the Lord. This love is from inside of each believers. “Jesus replied: ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment.And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.” (Matthew 22 :37-39). In the first and second sentence, it is the love from people to…show more content…
Many stories in the bible and the admonishes in the new testament started with the sense of love. Because love is the subject of theology education, we must learn how to comprehend the love in the new testament. Nevertheless, many people have oppose attitude of this statement. Some scholars believe that if we make the love become the center of theology, we will neglect the intrinsic of trinity and the church. They wanted to make the existent of god more important than the love. I can also comprehend their ideas because of my background. In my childhood, my family and friends hardly mention any sentence of god or christian. There are few people were working on theology education in my community. Many people just know the situation of christian and which countries believe in it. Because the ignorance of theology, it caused that few radicals challenged the authority of existent of the god. In addition to different religions and heretics, the omnipotence and omniscience of god have always been questioned by the people who do not feel the love of god. That is one of the reasons why we should mention the love is the theme of theology and new testament rather than using the authority and worship to inspire others. I believe that new testament is indivisible to the idea of love and the love is the most significant part of the new testament. I will specifically explain the meaning and status of the love in the new testament. Moreover, when we understand what love did god
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