The Gifts We Give – Not Irritable or Resentful

December 6, 2020

1 Corinthians 13

In 1 Corinthians 12 Paul gives evidence of the Corinthians’ lack of love in the utilization of spiritual gifts;  chapter 13 defines real love; and chapter 14 shows how love works.  Love is more important than all the spiritual gifts exercised in the church body.  Great faith, acts of dedication or sacrifice, and miracle-working power have little effect without love.  Love makes our actions and gifts useful.  Although people have different gifts, love is available to everyone.

1 Corinthians 13:4-5  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;