Follow Me! Straightaway They FollowedMatthew

4:17-22 From that time Jesus began to preach, and to say, Repent: for the kingdom of heaven is at hand. And Jesus, walking by the sea of Galilee, saw two brethren, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers. And he saith unto them, Follow me,Continue reading “Follow Me! Straightaway They FollowedMatthew”

Love Never Fails-All Things

1 Corinthians 13:7 Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things. 1 Corinthians 13:8 Charity never faileth……. Paul begins wrapping up the description of love given to him by the Holy Spirit here. All things…repeated four times in this verse. Really, we can just see here how Paul is more orContinue reading “Love Never Fails-All Things”

Love Never Fails-Love Does Rejoice in Truth

1 Corinthians 13:6 Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth; There are so many possible lessons here it would take pages to cover them, so we will just sum up a few. Love is honest, especially with other people. We should deal with people in all of our dealings honestly. Tell the truth;Continue reading “Love Never Fails-Love Does Rejoice in Truth”

Love Never Fails-Love Does Not Rejoice In Sin

1 Corinthians 13:6 Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth; Love doesn’t take joy, or rejoice, in iniquity; That is, unrighteousness or sin. How does this happen? Well, there are probably a couple of ways this happens. One is rejoicing in our own sin. Yes, that is correct; even believing Christians sometimes rejoiceContinue reading “Love Never Fails-Love Does Not Rejoice In Sin”

Love Never Fails-Love Is Not Keeping Count

1 Corinthian 13:5 Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil; Love thinketh no evil.  That statement needs some explanation, really. It’s not that we don’t think evil thoughts. This has to do with keeping track. This means we aren’t keeping an accounting, or a ledger ofContinue reading “Love Never Fails-Love Is Not Keeping Count”

The Love Chapter-Love Is Not Angry

1 Corinthians 13:5  Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil; Love is not easily provoked; love doesn’t get angry. Many at this point may be saying, “What about righteous anger?” Okay, true, but how many of us are really out there tipping over the tables ofContinue reading “The Love Chapter-Love Is Not Angry”

Love Never Fails-Love Is Not Rude or Selfish

1 Corinthians 13:5 Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil; Love doesn’t behave itself unseemly. Love is not rude. Love is not ill mannered. That seems fairly simple, right? Why would rudeness or being ill mannered exhibit a lack of love? If we conduct ourselves inContinue reading “Love Never Fails-Love Is Not Rude or Selfish”

Love Never Fails-Love Is Not Arrogant

1 Corinthians 13:4 4 Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, This is the final devotion in Verse 4 of our text. Love does not brag, boast of it’s accomplishments; love is not an arrogant blowhard. The church at Corinth was full of this asContinue reading “Love Never Fails-Love Is Not Arrogant”

Love Never Fails-Love Is Not Jealous

1 Corinthians 13:4  Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, As we have covered earlier, Paul wrote to the Corinthians to address some very serious problems in that church. As we covered, the church at Corinth was blessed with an exceeding blessing of spiritual gifts.Continue reading “Love Never Fails-Love Is Not Jealous”

Love Never Fails-Love Is Kind

1 Corinthians 13:4 Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, Love is kind. It is useful to take that statement and start from the base of the previous one. Despite all the wrongs we may have been subjected to, our love should still be kind.Continue reading “Love Never Fails-Love Is Kind”

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