Thursday, February 12, 2009

Celebrating Valentine With God’s Love

"Be My Valentine." This is a phrase that conjures up a lot of different images associated with the celebration of Valentine's Day. Cards with hearts and little poems on them. Candy and flowers given to someone you love. We all want to hear that phrase. It simply means "you are loved." God loves us and wants us to be His Valentine. The love that God gives us is not like the world's love. The World's love is as sturdy as the paper that most Valentine cards are made of. God's Love is not a flimsy cheap imitation. It is the real thing. It is an all giving love that was and is willing to suffer and die for our deliverance. How we want to love others without God’s love? Difficult right? If we received the God’s love and shared to others …. It might changed other people lives including ourself.. how we can celebrate this Valentine with God?

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Give our life to Christ: God is love and the source of true love. God loved us enough to die for us and St. Valentine loved God enough to die for God's Truth. What better way to celebrate Valentine's Day then to commit or recommit our lives to Christ.


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Stand up for the truth and proclaim the Gospel of God's love: Sometimes it is dangerous to stand up against injustice, hatred, and prejudice. Sometimes it is difficult to oppose the world's view of things to proclaim the truth of God's Love. But that is what Valentine did! And that is the miracles….

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Die to self for another: The Bible says that this is love that a person lay down their life for their friends. Have you ever been asked ‘Will you die for your friends?’ or ‘Will you stand up for your friends?’ Not many will say yes without thinking…in a clear cut case of life or death many would die for the ones they love. But in our day to day lives few are presented with a life or death situation. Take an example, every day we presented with opportunities to die to self. In other words to sacrifice our wants for the wants of another. Try in this Valentine's Day. Sacrifice what you want for what your loved ones want.

Just a little sharing…. :)

9 comments:

  1. ba happy Valentine's day ya...love u :)

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  2. God is Liefde in Dutch,
    happy valentine day to u too...

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  3. yep, God is our true Valentine,,kn,,

    hv a great valentine, Alv, :)

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  4. Agreed. God's love is an Agape Love.

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  5. Ah, Agape love. Happy Valentine day!

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  6. hi sumandak...pa kabar ko? happy V day gak...siapa tanak wagu ko pi rampas tuk dating? heheheh....jahat gak sia kan? hehehehe....

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  7. Hi April..happy belated valentine day to u too

    Hi Antanumite..u too ya..

    Daniel..yes..god bless!!

    Hi Nc..u too

    Willie..absolutely agree with you

    Hi Greg, happy belated valentine day to u too

    Hi Leon..u too

    Andrik..sa x rampas apa2 la hehehe..saya tidak dipedulikan huhuhuhu..tidak apa yang penting God's love heheheh

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