We too often say “I love you” which has very ‘little’ meaning in true Christianity. Love, what does it mean? 1 Corinthians 13’ing This is saying it right. It is what God is:
Bible Verses About Love. … 1 Corinthians 13:4-5: “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.”
There are different kinds of love: https://www.theknot.com/content/bible-verses-about-marriage
We have shared: Given enough time, eros tends to mutate into storge. Agape is universal love, such as the love for strangers, nature, or God. … Also called charity by Christian thinkers, agape can be said to encompass the modern concept of altruism, defined as unselfish concern for the welfare of others.
We have so many actual definitions: https://www.ucg.org/bible-study-tools/booklets/marriage-and-family-the-missing-dimension/the-different-kinds-of-love
Amen. So, saying I 1 Corinthians 13 is us moving to be more like Jesus and as such, more as God wills for us to be.