Valentine’s Day 2019

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So where did Valentine’s Day come from?

“Later, Pope Gelasius I muddled things in the 5th century by combining St. Valentine’s Day with Lupercalia to expel the pagan rituals. But the festival was more of a theatrical interpretation of what it had once been. Lenski adds, “It was a little more of a drunken revel, but the Christians put clothes back on it. That didn’t stop it from being a day of fertility and love.”1.

Exodus 20:2-6 Names of God Bible (NOG)

“I am Yahweh your Elohim, who brought you out of slavery in Egypt.

“Never have any other god. Never make your own carved idols or statues that represent any creature in the sky, on the earth, or in the water. Never worship them or serve them, because I, Yahweh your Elohim, am El Kanna. I punish children for their parents’ sins to the third and fourth generation of those who hate me. But I show mercy to thousands of generations of those who love me and obey my commandments.

 

Deuteronomy 12:31 Names of God Bible (NOG)

31 Never worship Yahweh your Elohim in the way they worship their gods, because everything they do for their gods is disgusting to Yahweh. He hates it! They even burn their sons and daughters as sacrifices to their gods.[a]

Source Text

“The Dark Origins Of Valentine’s Day”

1.  https://www.npr.org/2011/02/14/133693152/the-dark-origins-of-valentines-day

 

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