Christ-Focused Valentine’s Day…

As far as days go, very few seem to be as controversial as Valentine’s Day. No matter who you ask, someone has an opinion about it and that opinion tends to sway depending on the situation.

A person in a relationship may find the day full of possibility and love, whereas someone who’s recently had their heart broken could find themselves dreading Valentines, out of hurt and fear of being alone.

While the promotion of Valentine’s Day can seem cheesy and a little sappy, when it comes down to it it’s a celebration of love. And as Christians who can experience God’s unconditional love, we have a lot to celebrate!

Remembering John 3:16; ‘For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life’ as you head into this Valentine’s Day and keep your focus on the love display that is far greater than any amount of roses or teddy bears.

How could you share Christ’s love to others this Valentine’s Day?

About the author

Lauren Bickley

Lauren Bickley is a Radio Host and Communication student with a passion for young people. Dabbling in a few different languages and meeting as many people as she can, she believes everyone has a story and through radio, she wants to spend the rest of her life hearing them.

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