Contributed on Feb 6, 2011
There are behaviors and qualities that many Christians believe are hallmarks of a truly spiritual Christian. But Paul tells us that those qualities mean nothing if we don’t love others. Why? Why are our best Christian behaviors empty without that single a
OPEN: Jesse James was one of the most famous men of the West. For a period of about 15 years, Jesse James and his gang committed 26 holdups where they made off with approximately $200,000 and killed at least 17 men (many by Jesse’s own hand). Jesse James was one of the West’s most notorious ...read more
Contributed on Feb 14, 2011
I Corinthians 13 tells many things about God’s definition of love, but it only tells a few things about what love "is". Do you know what love "is" and why God chose to define love in this way?
OPEN: Amazon.com is a site on the internet that sells thousands of books (more than you can find in any bookstore). One of the advantages of this site is that you can look up books by “topic”. So, someone did just that. They searched for certain topics and were intrigued by what they found. For ...read more
Contributed on Feb 21, 2011
When we were children, many of used to pick a flower and then pluck its petals saying "She loves me, she loves me not." Some of the petals were "love me" petals, and the rest were "love me nots". What "love me nots" do we find in I Corinthians 13?
A high School senior was asking his father's advice on how to woo the girl of his dreams. And his dad said "Well son, when you take her out for pizza tonight and you're sitting across the table from her, take her hand in yours gaze longingly into her eyes and softly say 'Wow, you have a face ...read more
Contributed on Feb 28, 2011
The Corinthian believers had powerful and impressive spiritual gifts, but Paul is essentially telling them those gifts don’t really impress God as much as three others that they seemed to have forgotten. What were those 3 gifts, and why were they better?
Kids learn quickly. But they see life and love from their own point of view. Asked what the thought about “falling in love” several children gave these answers: · Tom, age 5 - Once I’m in kindergarten, I’m going to find me a wife. · Glenn, 7 - If falling love is anything like learning how to ...read more