Our Life Together #2 - Love is…

One of the scripture readings I've most often heard included in the wedding ceremony comes from "The Love Chapter," aka  1Corinthians 13. You might recognize the oft-quoted lines:

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 at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth.  Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

While that's a great list of qualities to be true of the love in a husband & wife relationship, marriage wasn't the context of the Apostle Paul's detailing of what "Love is... & love isn't..." He was addressing a church full of people that he knew well; a people in conflict with each other, focusing on being 'spiritual' while neglecting the 'most excellent way.'

Today, we explore what it could look like to live & love well within a community of people.



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