Good afternoon, everyone! I wanted to pop on here really quick and share something I have been thinking about all week before I head out to church this evening.
That’s what’s been on my mind.
Our Pastor preached on 1 Corinthians 13 last Sunday evening and it’s been on my mind all week. I’m sure most of you are familiar with the passage. Usually it’s reserved to weddings. At our wedding we had custom candy bars printed with the love chapter for our favors. But, outside of weddings, it is a rarely thought about passage (for me at least).
“Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I have become sounding brass or a clanging cymbal. And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. And though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and though I give my body to be burned, but have not love, it profits me nothing.” – 1 Corinthians 13:1-3
What I got out of his sermon was that love MUST be the motive behind what we do. I’ve thought about it and prayed over it all week. We can do all sorts of nice things in life. We can do all kinds of good deeds. We can show compassion and kindness. We can even give all we have until everything is gone. But without love as a motive it really means nothing.
Let’s let love be the motive behind our actions!