“Love” is defined in so many ways that it is even associated with wrong things, and it is because humanity has not known what true love really is, the love that the Bible speaks to us about.
We could say that to love is to do charity work, to give one’s life for a nation, to protect a loved one, we can extend this article by giving many other examples, but what is love really? The Bible tells us it is possible to do the above and still not have love.
If love is none of this, then what is love? The letter of the apostle Paul to the Corinthians tells us clearly about that:
4 Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up,
5 Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil;
6 Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth;
7 Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.
8 Charity never faileth: but whether there be prophecies, they shall fail; whether there be tongues, they shall cease; whether there be knowledge, it shall vanish away.
1 Corinthians 13:4-8