Is Romantic Love Biblical?

Ah, it’s Valentine’s Day, a day when we send cards and candies and flowers and special wishes to the one we love. But is this type of romantic love Biblical, or are we to be more reserved about our affections? One read through the Song of Solomon (or Song of Songs) easily answers that question. Here are some excerpts from the NIV version of the Bible. Expressing our romantic love to our mate is not only permissible, but encouraged and beneficial…

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Showing Your Love on Valentine’s Day, a Biblical Perspective

Tomorrow is Valentine’s Day, the day when couples celebrate their love for each other, the day when children exchange “Valentines” with each other in school, and everyone talks about love. Expressing your love for another is wonderful, yet in the world we live in it seems that the expression of love can be a bit backwards. How often is loved described by what a person does for us, how they make us feel, how they make our lives better? Biblical love is not about getting, it’s about giving, and it’s about giving without the need of getting in return.

The Bible tells us that…

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