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Valentine’s Day is not only a time for expressing love and affection between couples but also an opportunity to appreciate and support the spiritual leaders in our lives. Pastors play a crucial role in guiding and shepherding their congregations.

In this article, we will explore a collection of Valentine’s Day Bible verses specifically curated for pastors. These verses serve as a source of encouragement, inspiration, and affirmation for pastors, reminding them of their calling, the love of God, and the impact they have on their communities. Let us take this occasion to honor and uplift our pastors with these meaningful Bible verses.

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Valentine’s Day Bible Verses For Pastors

Valentine’s Day is a time when we express love and gratitude to those who have made a positive impact in our lives. For many individuals, pastors hold a special place as spiritual guides and mentors. As we commemorate this day, it is important to acknowledge and appreciate the dedication and service of pastors.

1. 1 Peter 5:2-3

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“Shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you; not for shameful gain, but eagerly; not domineering over those in your charge, but being examples to the flock.”

2. Jeremiah 3:15

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“And I will give you shepherds after my own heart, who will feed you with knowledge and understanding.”

3. Ephesians 4:11-12

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“And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds, and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ.”

4. 1 Corinthians 16:14

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“Let all that you do be done in love.”

5. Hebrews 13:7

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“Remember your leaders, those who spoke to you the word of God. Consider the outcome of their way of life, and imitate their faith.”

6. 2 Timothy 4:2

“Preach the word; be ready in season and out of season; reprove, rebuke, and exhort, with complete patience and teaching.”

7. Acts 20:28

“Pay careful attention to yourselves and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to care for the church of God, which he obtained with his own blood.”

8. John 21:16

“He said to him a second time, ‘Simon, son of John, do you love me?’ He said to him, ‘Yes, Lord; you know that I love you.’ He said to him, ‘Tend my sheep.'”

9. Titus 1:7

“For an overseer, as God’s steward, must be above reproach. He must not be arrogant or quick-tempered or a drunkard or violent or greedy for gain.”

10. Proverbs 27:23

“Know well the condition of your flocks, and give attention to your herds.”

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11. 1 Corinthians 13:4-7

“Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.”

12. Romans 13:10

“Love does no wrong to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfilling of the law.”

13. Galatians 5:22-23

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things, there is no law.”

14. 1 John 4:7-8

“Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God. Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love.”

15. Ephesians 4:2-3

“With all humility and gentleness, with patience, bearing with one another in love, eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.”

16. Colossians 3:14

“And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony.”

17. 1 Thessalonians 5:15

“See that no one repays anyone evil for evil, but always seek to do good to one another and to everyone.”

18. 1 Peter 4:8

“Above all, keep loving one another earnestly, since love covers a multitude of sins.”

19. 1 Corinthians 16:14

“Let all that you do be done in love.”

20. John 15:12

“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.”

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21. Psalm 23:1-4

“The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.”

22. Hebrews 6:10

“For God is not unjust so as to overlook your work and the love that you have shown for his name in serving the saints, as you still do.”

23. 1 Corinthians 15:58

“Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast, immovable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, knowing that in the Lord your labor is not in vain.”

24. Isaiah 40:31

“But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.”

25. 2 Timothy 4:7

“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith.”

26. 1 Peter 5:4

“And when the chief Shepherd appears, you will receive the unfading crown of glory.”

27. Jeremiah 3:15

“And I will give you shepherds after my own heart, who will feed you with knowledge and understanding.”

28. Acts 20:28

“Pay careful attention to yourselves and to all the flock, in which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to care for the church of God, which he obtained with his own blood.”

29. 2 Corinthians 4:16-18

“So we do not lose heart. Though our outer self is wasting away, our inner self is being renewed day by day. For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal.”

30. Colossians 3:23-24

“Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ.”

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31. 1 Corinthians 16:14

“Let all that you do be done in love.”

32. Ephesians 5:1-2

“Therefore be imitators of God, as beloved children. And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.”

33. 1 Timothy 4:12

“Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity.”

34. Proverbs 15:1

“A soft answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger.”

35. 1 Peter 5:2-3

“Shepherd the flock of God that is among you, exercising oversight, not under compulsion, but willingly, as God would have you; not for shameful gain, but eagerly; not domineering over those in your charge, but being examples to the flock.”

36. Galatians 5:13

“For you were called to freedom, brothers. Only do not use your freedom as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.”

37. 1 Thessalonians 2:8

“So, being affectionately desirous of you, we were ready to share with you not only the gospel of God but also our own selves, because you had become very dear to us.”

38. 1 Corinthians 13:1-3

“If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. And if I have prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. If I give away all I have, and if I deliver up my body to be burned, but have not love, I gain nothing.”

39. Philippians 2:3-4

“Do nothing from selfish ambition or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.”

40. Matthew 23:11-12

“The greatest among you shall be your servant. Whoever exalts himself will be humbled, and whoever humbles himself will be exalted.”

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41. Romans 15:13

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.”

42. Psalm 147:3

“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.”

43. Isaiah 40:31

“But they who wait for the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint.”

44. Jeremiah 29:11

“For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope.”

45. 1 Thessalonians 5:11

“Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.”

46. Psalm 31:24

“Be strong, and let your heart take courage, all you who wait for the Lord!”

47. Romans 8:28

“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.”

48. Isaiah 41:10

“Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”

49. Proverbs 3:5-6

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.”

50. Psalm 42:11

“Why are you cast down, O my soul, and why are you in turmoil within me? Hope in God; for I shall again praise him, my salvation and my God.”

Biblical Guidance for Pastors on Valentine’s Day

51. Proverbs 4:23

“Above all else, guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.”

52. James 1:5

“If any of you lacks wisdom, let him ask God, who gives generously to all without reproach, and it will be given him.”

53. Proverbs 3:5-6

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.”

54. Ephesians 5:15-16

“Look carefully then how you walk, not as unwise but as wise, making the best use of the time, because the days are evil.”

55. Proverbs 16:3

“Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.”

56. Colossians 3:23

“Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men.”

57. Proverbs 11:14

“Where there is no guidance, a people falls, but in an abundance of counselors, there is safety.”

58. 1 Corinthians 16:14

“Let all that you do be done in love.”

59. Proverbs 15:22

“Without counsel, plans fail, but with many advisers, they succeed.”

60. Psalm 119:105

“Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path.”

Conclusion

Valentine’s Day is a perfect time to show love and appreciation to the pastors who tirelessly serve their congregations. The Bible verses we have explored in this article provide a foundation of encouragement and support for pastors. As we celebrate this day, let us remember to uplift and affirm our pastors, recognizing the significance of their calling and the impact they have on our lives. May these Valentine’s Day Bible verses continue to inspire and strengthen our pastors as they faithfully serve their communities.

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