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What is Love?

What is Love? Thoughts from I Corinthians 13            There is a great deal of talk in today’s society about love. We are immersed in talk of love, read books about it, watch shows about it, and long for it, but we rarely stop to think what love actually is. It seems that everyone wants to love and be loved, but very few have given any thought to how “love” is to be defined. Surely all the other questions about…

In All of Life, Glorify God!

In All of Life, Glorify God! Thoughts From I Corinthians 10            The Bible continually makes clear that all people worship and serve something. In the ancient world, this would oftentimes be a god or goddess made from wood, stone or precious metals. While some still choose to worship such figures, many in the Western world also worship idols, but they simply cannot be bothered to make a little figurine to represent what they worship. For instance, many spend their…

Who Owns Us?

Who Owns Us? Thoughts from I Corinthians 6            Although it goes against Western sensibilities in the present day, the Bible claims that all of us are owned by one of two masters. Using the servant/slave metaphor is common in the Bible in order to teach a spiritual reality. The reality is that all human beings serve something. Whatever we love most in life, that is the thing that receives our attention and worship. Everyone worships something, it is just…

Yes, God Does Care About our Sex Lives

Yes, God Does Care About our Sex Lives Thoughts from I Corinthians 5      There is a common idea today that the God of the Bible only cares about the well being of our spiritual parts, but that He cares not-at-all about our physical parts. This comes to the forefront in the Western World whenever sexuality is brought up. Many people seem to have the notion that God either has nothing to say about sex, or that we can ignore…

Do Not Judge!

Judging Properly Thoughts from I Corinthians 4: There is a common misconception today that people should not judge one another. Not only is such a notion impossible to actually carry out, but it would also be foolish to try and carry it out. Just try to go through an entire day without making any judgments against another person. If you are a salesman, then you will not be able to sell anything, because doing so involves the judgment to know…