OpenTheo

1 Corinthians 13:1 - 14:19

1 Corinthians
1 CorinthiansSteve Gregg

Steve Gregg delves into the importance of love in 1 Corinthians 13:1-14:19, discussing how love is the key purpose for spiritual gifts and not self-aggrandizement. He notes the Greek word for love, agape, and how this selfless, godlike love is central to Christian theology. The chapter emphasizes that spiritual gifts are meant to serve others and edify the body of Christ, rather than being used for personal gain, and that love is the paramount virtue in the Christian life.

Share

FacebookTwitterRedditCopy Link

Transcript

Series by Steve Gregg

The Tabernacle
The Tabernacle
"The Tabernacle" is a comprehensive ten-part series that explores the symbolism and significance of the garments worn by priests, the construction and
Lamentations
Lamentations
Unveiling the profound grief and consequences of Jerusalem's destruction, Steve Gregg examines the book of Lamentations in a two-part series, delving
Cultivating Christian Character
Cultivating Christian Character
Steve Gregg's lecture series focuses on cultivating holiness and Christian character, emphasizing the need to have God's character and to walk in the
Joshua
Joshua
Steve Gregg's 13-part series on the book of Joshua provides insightful analysis and application of key themes including spiritual warfare, obedience t
Job
Job
In this 11-part series, Steve Gregg teaches verse by verse through the book of Job, discussing topics such as suffering, wisdom, and God's role in hum
Beyond End Times
Beyond End Times
In "Beyond End Times", Steve Gregg discusses the return of Christ, judgement and rewards, and the eternal state of the saved and the lost.
Hosea
Hosea
In Steve Gregg's 3-part series on Hosea, he explores the prophetic messages of restored Israel and the coming Messiah, emphasizing themes of repentanc
When Shall These Things Be?
When Shall These Things Be?
In this 14-part series, Steve Gregg challenges commonly held beliefs within Evangelical Church on eschatology topics like the rapture, millennium, and
Word of Faith
Word of Faith
"Word of Faith" by Steve Gregg is a four-part series that provides a detailed analysis and thought-provoking critique of the Word Faith movement's tea
Galatians
Galatians
In this six-part series, Steve Gregg provides verse-by-verse commentary on the book of Galatians, discussing topics such as true obedience, faith vers
More Series by Steve Gregg

More on OpenTheo

Fatherlessness and Mass Shootings
Fatherlessness and Mass Shootings
For The King
March 27, 2024
What does fatherlessness have to do with mass shootings? Surprisingly, a whole lot! Samuel's Substack: https://samuelbornman.substack.com/p/save-the
How Can I Stay Balanced in My Belief That God Is Always Good to His Children?
How Can I Stay Balanced in My Belief That God Is Always Good to His Children?
#STRask
April 8, 2024
Questions about believing God is always good to his children while rejecting prosperity teaching, how God can be jealous if he is love and love is not
Our Ancient Faith: Lincoln, Democracy, and the American Experiment with Allen Guelzo
Our Ancient Faith: Lincoln, Democracy, and the American Experiment with Allen Guelzo
Life and Books and Everything
February 14, 2024
He must be one of Kevin's favorite historians and favorite guests, because Dr. Guelzo is back for an unprecedented third visit to the LBE book-cave. A
If Only Eve Had Eaten the Fruit, Would Sin Still Have Entered the World?
If Only Eve Had Eaten the Fruit, Would Sin Still Have Entered the World?
#STRask
February 15, 2024
Questions about whether sin still would have entered the world if only Eve had eaten the fruit, the theological explanation for why Jesus did not inhe
How Can I Make Sure I Will Honestly Consider People’s Arguments?
How Can I Make Sure I Will Honestly Consider People’s Arguments?
#STRask
February 26, 2024
Questions about how to make sure we will honestly consider people’s arguments and why God doesn’t give more evidence to the “non-resistant non-believe
#212 The New Testament in its World with special guest and co-author Mike Bird
#212 The New Testament in its World with special guest and co-author Mike Bird
Ask NT Wright Anything
March 28, 2024
Today's episode features a special guest - renowned Australian Bible scholar, co-authored and friend of Tom's, Mike Bird. Together, they delve into th
#214 Is the Old Testament history or metaphor? (Replay)
#214 Is the Old Testament history or metaphor? (Replay)
Ask NT Wright Anything
April 11, 2024
Tom answers listener questions about the Old Testament. Can the truly trust the Old Testament? When was it all written? Is the Old Testament more spir
The Transfiguration of Christ (with Patrick Schreiner)
The Transfiguration of Christ (with Patrick Schreiner)
Alastair Roberts
March 21, 2024
Patrick Schreiner joins me to discuss his wonderful new book, 'The Transfiguration of Christ: An Exegetical and Theological Reading': https://amzn.to/
Has Apologetics Had a Positive Effect on Our Culture?
Has Apologetics Had a Positive Effect on Our Culture?
#STRask
April 4, 2024
Questions about whether apologetics has had a positive effect on people and our culture, whether the longtime privatization of our Christian faith has
How Do I Know if I’m a Gardener or a Harvester?
How Do I Know if I’m a Gardener or a Harvester?
#STRask
March 28, 2024
Questions about how to know if we’re a “gardener” or a “harvester,” how to engage an apathetic person who says “I don’t know” to everything, and wheth
Exploring the Church Fathers
Exploring the Church Fathers
For The King
February 18, 2024
The church father's are DEFINITELY worth reading! We have to be a people rooted in history. We already stand on the shoulders of giants, we might as w
How Can We Apply the Bible to Our Lives if We’re Not Supposed to Read Our Circumstances into It?
How Can We Apply the Bible to Our Lives if We’re Not Supposed to Read Our Circumstances into It?
#STRask
February 5, 2024
Questions about how to apply the Bible to our lives if we’re supposed to read it in context and not insert our circumstances into it and how to respon
#215 Should we take the devil seriously?
#215 Should we take the devil seriously?
Ask NT Wright Anything
April 18, 2024
A bit of a twist today as we answer listener's questions that have come in asking: are we meant to take Satan literally? Join Tom Wright as he unravel
#206 How do I share my faith with my New Age, Muslim and Atheist Friends? (Replay)
#206 How do I share my faith with my New Age, Muslim and Atheist Friends? (Replay)
Ask NT Wright Anything
February 15, 2024
What happens to those who don’t believe in Jesus? What can I say to my New Age sister? My Muslim friend gets so much comfort from her faith… do I need
Are We Only Interpreting the Bible This Way Because of Our Post-Enlightenment Way of Thinking?
Are We Only Interpreting the Bible This Way Because of Our Post-Enlightenment Way of Thinking?
#STRask
March 7, 2024
Questions about whether we’re only interpreting the Bible according to authorial intent because of our post-Enlightenment way of thinking and whether