Exalting God, Edifying Believers, Evangelizing the Lost

Love is the Greatest

In 1 Corinthians 13:13, we are told, “And now abideth faith, hope, love; but the greatest of these is love.” But why is love the greatest? The answer is found earlier in the chapter when Paul says talks about the spiritual gifts of tongues, prophecy, and knowledge.  He says that...
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Love Endures All Things

In 1 Corinthians 13:7, we are told that “love endures all things.” The word “endures” in this verse comes from a Greek military term that refers to an army fighting desperately to hold a strategic position on the battlefield while being barraged from all sides. For many peopl...
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Burping and Other Unseemly Behavior

When I was a child, we were not allowed to burp at the table. My mother continually reminded us that it was rude and that it offended other people. While my two brothers and I were self-controlled in my mother’s presence, we frequently engaged in burping contests when she was out...
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Christian Liberty: License or Love?

As evidenced in our current culture, the ideas of “liberty and freedom” are regularly misconstrued to mean that we are allowed to do whatever we want. If you watch the news at all, you can see that this faulty idea of freedom only propagates an environment of anarchy and...
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