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14:20 “Brothers, do not be children in your thinking. Be infants in evil, but in your thinking be mature.” It is for this reason that Paul pleads with the Corinthian Christians to exhibit some measure of restraint, some measure of control. That is, I believe the primary reason for what Paul is writing here this […]

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1 Corinthians 13: 8-13 Growing up in Love

The Corinthians were an enthusiastic but immature church. The funny thing, however, is that they felt superior to others as if they had it all together as a church community. They looked at their ministries, their cleverness, their knowledge of Greek philosophy, their insightful members, their particular set of gifts and they actually thought that they […]

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The love Christians demonstrate to each other is immensely powerful. It is simply a wonderful testimony to your faith in God. It is very attractive in a person. If members of a church exhibit love to each other, it makes the church massively attractive. On the other hand, if we act like little children, we […]

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1 Corinthians 13 Love Is

Now imagine that we had a drummer here today just hitting the cymbals continuously. Ding, ding, ding, ding. I wonder how long you would put up with it. It would drive you crazy. The problem with a cymbal or a gong is that they are simply a one note instrument. A Christian that ministers to […]

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1 Corinthians 12:9 Faith

Thus, when it comes to ministries in the church, there has to be a deep appreciation of what others do, as well as a modesty/humility in regard to what we do! None of us should think to ourselves that our ministry is the only one that counts. All of us have been granted ministries by God […]

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