Spiritual Gifts

Mist Blak Cross

Forever Love

“So now faith, hope, and love abide these three; but the greatest of these is love.” 1 Corinthians 13:13 Paul has been speaking to the Church about the things that they need to do in order to do church properly and in order. They have been practicing and exercising gifts in a way that is selfish, self-serving and inconsiderate. They are acting…

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Love Personified

“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 in wrongdoing but rejoices in the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.” 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 Interestingly here Paul is…

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The Love Engine

“If I speak… but have not love… And if I have all… but have not love… Or if I give all… but have not love… then I am nothing… [and] I gain nothing” 1 Corinthians 13:1-3 Paraphrased The natural person is always prone to look at the things that they do in order to make something of themselves, to gain some form…

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All for One, One for All

“If one member suffers, all suffer together; if one member is honored, all rejoice together.” 1 Corinthians 12:36  One of the best bromance songs of the 90s’ is All for One by Rod Stewart, Sting and Bryan Adams. The song was written for the Disney adaptation of The Three Musketeers whose tag line was “All for One, One for All.’ Imagine if we,…

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Unique Design

“But in fact God has placed the parts in the body, every one of them, just as he wanted them to be.” 1 Corinthians 12:18 Most people go through seasons of life where they compare where they are or what they do with other people. People have been doing this for centuries. Its like its part of our human design that makes…