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Love is Kind

We learned yesterday that love is patient, but now Paul says to the Corinthians who need a lesson on love, that love is not only patient, but it is also kind too. First, let’s look at kind. Kind is chrēsteúomai χρηστεύομαι (khraste-yoo’-om-ahee ) = useful, gracious, kind and is related in turn to chráomai = …

Love is Patient

It’s easy to see as we read 1 Corinthians that love wasn’t always there in their lives and especially in their ministries and the love feast. 1 Corinthians 11:17-22… Yes, spiritual gifts and doctrine were present, but love was not!  Paul would even say in 1 Corinthians 12:31, But earnestly desire the greater gifts. And …