I left you in a cliffhanger in the last post, so let’s finish out this idea (ok, so I pushed the border of today until it became tomorow…)!
In our continuing coverage of 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 we come upon a particularly interesting Greek word. Linguistics truly can be fun!
Today (Happy Thanksgiving!!) we’re continuing the trek through 1 Corinthians 13:4-7. So far we’ve covered some positives, but the third quality starts into the “is not” stuff. These get sticky!
Yesterday’s post discussed patience and in it I talked about our tendency to fear the end of God’s patience. Today I want to thrum a different chord in the same song.
In a Bible study once my former pastor’s son brought out an interesting word exercise: read 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 twice: once replacing the word Love with your name, and again with God’s. Let’s do that. This will take a few days.
This will be less religious than humanitarian. That they aren’t the same thing is a little sad, but human division is exactly the topic I want to confront.
As October approaches I think I’ll broach a topic that is scary and dangerous. But you have to promise not to overreact; I am going to commit heresy.
In Russia there is a proverb that reads: “Love and eggs are best when they are fresh.” I can’t think of a deeper level of nonsense if I try!
Do you believe in the impossible? Well, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast!