The word “love” is one of the sloppiest words in our language, as it primarily refers to a feeling that happens to a person. In the New Testament, “love” refers to a way of treating people that was defined by Jesus himself: seeking the well-being of others regardless of their response.
Advent is an important month in Christian liturgy and religious tradition, as we remember the anticipation of Jesus' birth and together wait for his second coming. For generations, Christians have observed this season with meditation on the words peace, hope, joy, and love. Study these rich biblical words and see the Advent season with a deeper understanding.