The Bible is a beautiful explanation of God’s love for humanity. Starting with the creation story, the holy book offers a historical account of the Lord’s relationship to man, while also providing inspirational guidance along the way. Most importantly, the New Testament recounts how God sent his son, Jesus, to die for the sins of humanity — the most profound act of love in history.
Dr. Jeff Huxford was a successful family medical doctor when a life-altering car accident changed absolutely everything. On May 3, 2012, he drove into town to pick up some items at a local hardware store, but a series of shocking events along the way sent his life on a totally different trajectory — and it all unfolded in mere seconds.
As we celebrate Valentine’s Day, with our culture commemorating romantic love in 327 million different ways, I wonder if there’s a bigger story to tell about love than we usually give the holiday credit for.
Loving others is one of the most prevalent themes in the New Testament, with Jesus proclaiming that the greatest two commandments are to love the Lord and to have love for others. And Bible verses about loving others make it clear that it’s essential to have love not only for our friends and family, but also for enemies and those we dislike.