The Answer Book – Appendix #1

Appendix #1

JOHN 21:15-17 – AGAPE vs PHILEO

I – Comparison: How Jesus used AGAPE and PHILEO.

A 1. Luke 11:42 the love of God
A 2. John 5:42 the love of God

P 3. Matt 10:37 He that loveth father or mother

A 4. Rev 3:9 to know that I have loved

P 5. Rev 3:19 As many as I love

P 6. Matt 23:6 love the uppermost rooms

P 7. John 12:25 He that loveth his life

A 8. Luke 11:43 ye love the uppermost seats

P 9. John 5:20 the Father loveth the Son

P 10. John 16:27 the Father Himself loveth you,

because ye have loved me

II – Comparison: How other New Testament writers used

P 1. II Tim 3:4 of pleasures more than of God
A 2. John 11:5 Jesus loved Martha

P 3. John 20:2 the other disciples whom Jesus


P 4. I Cor 16:22 If any man love not the Lord

A 5. Rom 5:8 But God commendeth his love

A 6. I Cor 16:24 My love be with you all

A 7. II Tim 1:7 of power, and of love, and…

P 8. Rom 12: 10 one to another with brotherly love

A 9. II Thes 3:12 abound in love one toward


P 10. Titus 2:4 women to be sober, to love their


A 11. Eph 5:28 So ought men to love their wives

A 12. I Peter 2:17 Love the brotherhood

P 13. Heb 13:1 Let brotherly love continue

P 14. Titus 3:4 and love of God our Saviour

A 15. I John 2:5 in him verily is the love of God



  1. Mike Brado on April 1, 2019 at 3:48 pm

    Thank you for sharing this. I’ve used this little test a few times during different debates and Bible studies. Excellent resource, as is this whole book. Thank you

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