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10 Bible Verses for Valentine’s Day

 

Many of our modern ideas of love can always be traced back to the Living Word of God. The best love story ever told is recorded in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. If you are looking to spread a word of encouragement or share a special note to your Valentine, take a look below at our top 10 bible verses for Valentine’s Day.

1. “And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.” (Romans 8:28)

2. “No one has ever seen God; but if we love one another, God lives in us and his love is made complete in us.” (1 John 4:12)

3. “Delight yourself in the Lord and he will give you the desires of your heart.” (Psalms 37:4)

4. “To love Him with all your heart, with all your understanding, and with all your strength, and to love your neighbor as yourself is more important than all burnt offerings and sacrifices.” (Mark 12:33)

5. “We love because He first loved us.” (1 John 4:19)

6. “And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom he has given us.” (Romans 5:5)

7.”Dear friends, let us love one another for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.” (1 John 4:7)

8. “Dear children, let us not love with words or tongue but with actions and truth.” (1 John 3:18)

9. “And now these three remain: faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love.” (1 Corinthians 13:13)

10. “Love is patient, love is kind. It is not jealous, is not pompous, it is not inflated, it is not rude, it does not seek its own interests, it is not quick-tempered, it does not brood over injury, it does not rejoice over wrongdoing but rejoices with the truth. It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.” (1 Corinthians 13:4-8)

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10 Quotes Martin Luther King

Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character – that is the goal of true education.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality… I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

He who passively accepts evil is as much involved in it as he who helps to perpetrate it. He who accepts evil without protesting against it is really cooperating with it.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual doom.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Our scientific power has outrun our spiritual power. We have guided missiles and misguided men.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Change does not roll in on the wheels of inevitability, but comes through continuous struggle. And so we must straighten our backs and work for our freedom. A man can’t ride you unless your back is bent.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

An individual has not started living until he can rise above the narrow confines of his individualistic concerns to the broader concerns of all humanity.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

**Bonus

Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

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10 Quotes Nelson Mandela

In Honor Of Black History Month:

For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.
Nelson Mandela

It is better to lead from behind and to put others in front, especially when you celebrate victory when nice things occur. You take the front line when there is danger. Then people will appreciate your leadership.
Nelson Mandela

There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children.
Nelson Mandela

Money won’t create success, the freedom to make it will.
Nelson Mandela

I dream of an Africa which is in peace with itself.
Nelson Mandela

Our single most important challenge is therefore to help establish a social order in which the freedom of the individual will truly mean the freedom of the individual.
Nelson Mandela

There are many people who feel that it is useless and futile to continue talking about peace and non-violence against a government whose only reply is savage attacks on an unarmed and defenseless people.
Nelson Mandela

Nonviolence is a good policy when the conditions permit.
Nelson Mandela

Courageous people do not fear forgiving, for the sake of peace.
Nelson Mandela

**Bonus

I stand here before you not as a prophet, but as a humble servant of you, the people.
Nelson Mandela

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Black History Month

In this sermon, Bishop Charles E. Blake examines, illustrates, and makes plain the historical and important roles African American’s have played to develop this nation.