This week on our Carrying Freedom blog, our Outreach team wanted to take a few moments to update you on some exciting new things that are happening in our department and for Mercy Multiplied as a ministry! Our new Keys to Freedom study is officially being released! A special Facebook live stream event will be held March 9th from 7:30 to 8:00 p.m. CST to celebrate the Keys to Freedom launch. Hosted by long-time Mercy supporter Dave Ramsey, with performances by singer/songwriter Ellie Holcomb, you won’t to miss this one-time event! Mercy’s Founder and President, Nancy Alcorn, will share how Keys to Freedom is designed to equip all people with the seven keys to live free and stay free.
Agape love is the kind of love that chooses to love the unlovable and unlovely, not because we deserve it, but because it is God’s nature to love – in fact, HE IS LOVE (1 John 4:8) Agape love comes from the presence of the Holy Spirit in our lives and is not based on feelings, attraction, or even familial connection.
The third form of love from the Greek is one that many people are familiar with. Eros love is the type of love that refers to the “passionate love” that is between two people that are “in love.” We get the word “erotic” from Eros. Eros is also the word that expresses sexual love or feelings between people who are physically attracted to one another. While Eros love is familiar to all of us, it is the one love that requires the most self-control and intentionality to keep it within the boundaries that it belongs.