Love is Not Selfish

1 Corinthians 13 is the 2nd chapter in a section in 1 Corinthians on Spiritual Gifts and their use. Though it’s commonly used in wedding ceremonies to describe romantic love, it would be better used in weddings to describe the type of love needed for a successful marriage that requires a choice to put the other’s needs first.

A possible outline for this section is:

6 “deluxe edition” gifts Paul shows would be useless if they aren’t exercised with Biblical love:

  1. Languages
  2. Preaching
  3. Knowledge
  4. Faith
  5. Charity
  6. Martyrdom

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