Power in the Pursuit of Love – 1 Corinthians 13 in Context

1. The All-Purpose Chapter Love never fails. In other words, love always works. This is a biblical truth. “Love never fails” is a quote from 1 Corinthians 13:8. It is always the right time to love. Love is always appropriate. In fact, one of its characteristics is that it does not behave inappropriately. According to … Continue reading Power in the Pursuit of Love – 1 Corinthians 13 in Context

Paul vs. the Debaters of the Age: Some Background to the Corinthian Letters

In the beginning of 1 Corinthians, Paul issued this challenge: "Where is the one who is wise? Where is the scribe? Where is the debater of this age? Has not God made foolish the wisdom of the world?" (1 Corinthians 1:20 ESV) When we understand what was happening in Corinth in the first century, both … Continue reading Paul vs. the Debaters of the Age: Some Background to the Corinthian Letters