Love Is More Than Words


Love is celebrated in Christian hymns and praise songs, as well as an avalanche of popular music. One song includes the refrain, “And they’ll know we are Christians by our love, by our love” (Peter Scholtes, “They’ll Know We Are Christians,”, while the Weeknd’s “Starry Eyes” sings, “Let me love you, let me love you like you need; And I’ll make it, make it my responsibility” (The Weeknd, “Starry Eyes,” The message of almost all these songs, both secular and sacred, is the same: love must be more than words. The words that the participants on Love Is Blind share between pods are great, but real love begins when they begin to live and serve one another.