A Journal of Faith

“If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing. If I give all I possess to the poor and give over my body to hardship that I may boast, but do not have love, I gain nothing
(1 Corinthians 13:1-3)

Spiritual gifts are rendered empty without love. Ministering to and serving others is nothing if it is not done out of a heart of love.

Reading the attributes of the love that Paul is referring made me realise how much I need the grace of God to love so unselfishly and so enduringly. By my own humanity it is impossible. After some…

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