The Greatest of These

1 Corinthians 13:13 So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love. Devotion Think of our three attributes. Faith. Hope. Love. These are the anchors of everything we believe. On first glance, I have a hard time understanding how...

Not Good Enough God!

Verse: 1 Corinthians 13:4   Love does not envy, it does not boast Devotion Focus attribute: love does not envy Envy: desire to have a quality, possession, or other desirable attribute belonging to someone else I’ve always  quickly read over this verse and interpreted...

The Cross and God’s Love

Verse: 1 Corinthians 11:23-26 For I received from the Lord what I also delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus on the night when He was betrayed took bread, and when He had given thanks, He broke it, and said, “This is my body, which is for you. Do this in remembrance...

Food or Love?

Verse: 1 Corinthians 8:7-13 However, not all possess this knowledge. But some, through former association with idols, eat food as really offered to an idol, and their conscience, being weak, is defiled. Food will not commend us to God. We are no worse off if we do not...

Fight the Good Fight

Verse: I encourage you to read the whole of chapter 23.  I’m going to highlight specific verses and summarize the chapter so we have the context for the commentary. Acts 23:1 And looking intently at the council, Paul said, “Brothers, I have lived my life before God in...