TRUE CHRISTIAN LOVE OR CHRISTIAN CHARITY HOMEPAGE.
"Love...will dispose our hearts to submission to the will of God, for we are more willing that the will of those we love should be done, than of others....Love will dispose to contentment in the spheres in which God hath placed us, without coveting any things that our neighbor possesses, or envying him on account of any good thing that he has. It will dispose men to meekness and gentleness in their carriage toward their neighbors, and not to treat them with passion, or violence, or heat of spirit, but with moderation, and calmness, and kindness. It will check and restrain everything like a bitter spirit; for love has no bitterness in it, but is a gentle and sweet disposition and affection of the soul."—Jonathan Edwards, Charity and its Fruits. ( 1851).