Category Archive: 1 Corinthians

Grace Amidst the Thorns?

For Christ and His truth we will ensure insults, attacks on our faith and difficulties because then we are more dependent on the Lord. It is not pleasant, but pleasure and rest are never the goal of the Christian.

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Patience

Someone once defined patience as being like idling your motor when you feel like stripping your gears. It’s what we always expect of others, if not ourselves. As a sign in a deli… Continue reading

Betrayers and the Lord’s Table

Of all the words in human language, there is one that is amongst the most cutting. It attacks the heart and the mind. It wrenches apart relationships. It is the word that accosts… Continue reading

Jealousy

In Paul’s letter to the church of Corinth, chapter 13 is fairly plain sailing up until verse 8. We hear the teaching of Scripture on love as patient and kind, but then Paul… Continue reading