Tag «Love»

Love is…

“If I have not love, I am nothing.” 1 Corinthians 13:2 What a magic spell there is in love! — the absolute devotion of a beautiful soul that loses itself in the hallowed mission of radiating peace and joy and sympathy all around. When other charmers have failed to charm, many dull, unsusceptible ears have …

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 …

A Picture of Marriage

What higher motive could there be for the husband to love his wife? By loving her as Christ loved the church, he honors Christ in the most direct and graphic way. He becomes the embodiment of Christ’s love to his own wife, a living example to the rest of his family, a channel of blessing …

What is Brotherly Love?

I was thinking about brotherly love! These are not exhausted studies, just something to get you thinking! Is there anything more important in a Christians life than love? Here in our text Paul speaks of this love in terms of a love you would show a blood brother. Now as to the love of the …