Category Archives: Love Is – 1 Cor 13

This category of the blog is for all of the posts from my Love Is series. This series takes an in depth look at the famous love list from 1 Corinthians 13 and applies it to everyday modern life.

Introduction to Boasting

So far, in the Love Is series, we’ve looked at Patience, Kindness and Envy in great detail. As an introduction to Boasting, I want to share a story that I have shared a few times before, in the past. This … Continue reading

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Recognizing Self Worth

In continuing our study about envy in the context of 1 Cor. 13, “love doesn’t envy,” I feel it is important to at least spend a little time talking about how to stop envying other people. Knowing that envy is … Continue reading

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Envy and Fairness

I know it has been a very long time since I wrote one of my “Love Is” posts. In fact, it’s been over a year and a half – basically since I started writing music for Jazz Forever. But now … Continue reading

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Knowing Your Own Worth

 In His Glory, Not Ours Continuing with the Love Is series, I want to emphasize how important it is to understand your own worth, your own value, before we move on to the other words in the list. I grew … Continue reading

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Greener Career Grass

The Green Green Grass of Home In a recent message our pastor, Don Nordon, joked that the grass is always greener over the septic tank. Ha! Great joke and wonderful analogy. Those people, places and things that seem so wonderful … Continue reading

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Envy and Politics

The Bible warns us repeatedly not to envy. Envy “slays the simple” (Job 5:2), “rots the bones” (Prov. 14:30), and prevents us from inheriting the kingdom of God (Galatians 5:19-21). This is no less true in the area of politics … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With Envy?

I have often heard people compliment others with the phrase, “I envy you.” In fact, very rarely have I ever heard anyone use the word envy in a negative context. So it begs the question, if the Bible says, “love … Continue reading

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