Love cares more for others than for self. Inspired speech will be over some day; praying in tongues will end; understanding will reach its limit. Every Sunday each of you make an offering and put it in safekeeping. 2 If I speak God’s Word with power, revealing all his mysteries and making everything plain as day, and if I have faith that says to a mountain, “Jump,” and it jumps, but I don’t love, I’m nothing. 1 Corinthians 13 The Way of Love. 4 Love is patient,(I) love is kind. Love doesn't want what it doesn't have. 1-4 Regarding the relief offering for poor Christians that is being collected, you get the same instructions I gave the churches in Galatia. It's important to look at things from God's point of view. To a church facing many problems, Paul writes of God’s empowering grace and the need to know Christ alone and him crucified. If I speak God's Word with power, revealing all his mysteries and making everything plain as day, and if I have faith that says to a ... Read verse in The Message Bible (X), 13 And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. A Message for Precarious Times -- 1 Corinthians 16:13. made with Faithlife Proclaim. 1 13 If I speak with human eloquence and angelic ecstasy but don’t love, I’m nothing but the creaking of a rusty gate. 11 When I was an infant at my mother’s breast, I gurgled and cooed like any infant. 2 If I have the gift of prophecy(B) and can fathom all mysteries(C) and all knowledge,(D) and if I have a faith(E) that can move mountains,(F) but do not have love, I am nothing. Just like Tina, 1 Corinthians 13 has a depth of meaning that is usually overlooked. Doesn’t keep score of the sins of others. 13 If I speak with human eloquence and angelic ecstasy but don’t love, I’m nothing but the creaking of a rusty gate. The Message 1 Corinthians 13:12 We don't yet see things clearly. The Message: The Bible in Contemporary Language Love never gives up. 1 Corinthians 10:13 The Message (MSG) 13 No test or temptation that comes your way is beyond the course of what others have had to face. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. If I give all I possess to the poor and surrender my body to the flames, but have not love, I gain nothing. (J) 5 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking,(K) it is not easily angered,(L) it keeps no record of wrongs. 13 If I speak with human eloquence and angelic ecstasy but don’t love, I’m nothing but the creaking of a rusty gate. This is complex and often misunderstood, but I want you to be informed and knowledgeable. 2 If I speak God’s Word with power, revealing all his mysteries and making everything plain as day, and if I have faith that says to a mountain, “Jump,” and it jumps, but I don’t love, I’m nothing. We know only a portion of the truth, and what we say about God is always incomplete. Love never gives up.Love cares more for others than for self.Love doesn’t want what it doesn’t have.Love doesn’t strut,Doesn’t have a swelled head,Doesn’t force itself on others,Isn’t always “me first,”Doesn’t fly off the handle,Doesn’t keep score of the sins of others,Doesn’t revel when others grovel,Takes pleasure in the flowering of truth,Puts up with anything,Trusts God always,Always looks for the best,Never looks back,But keeps going to the end. The Way of Love. 13 If I speak in the tongues[a](A) of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. 8-10 Love never dies. 2 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. So, no matter what I say, what I believe, and what I do, I’m bankrupt without love. I deliberately kept it plain and simple: first Jesus and who he is; then Jesus and what he did—Jesus crucified. Ro 5:2-5; Gal 5:5, 6; Eph 4:2-5; Col 1:4, 5; 1Th 1:3; 5:8; Heb 6:10-12, Mt 22:37-40; 1Co 16:14; Gal 5:6; 1Jn 4:7-12, 16. 1 Corinthians 13:4-8. 11 When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. So, no matter what I say, what I believe, and what I do, I’m bankrupt without love. When I became a man, I put the ways of childhood(U) behind me. Takes pleasure in the flowering of truth. 12 We don’t yet see things clearly. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. 2 If I speak God's Word with power, revealing all his mysteries and making everything plain as day, and if I have faith that says to a mountain, "Jump," and it jumps, but I don't love, I'm nothing. The Message 1 Corinthians 13:2. 1 If I speak in the tongues. You won't get by with a … 1 Corinthians 13 The Message Bible << 1 Corinthians 12 | 1 Corinthians 13 | 1 Corinthians 14 >> Love. Hide Verse Numbers. 1 Corinthians 10 The Message (MSG). 10 1-5 Remember our history, friends, and be warned. But it won’t be long before the weather clears and the sun shines bright! 3-7 If I give everything I own to the poor and even go to the stake to be burned as a martyr, but I don’t love, I’ve gotten nowhere. Love cares more for others than for self. The congregation was full of all kinds of drama and sinful behavior that threatened to ruin the witness of the Church to Jesus Christ. Takes pleasure in the flowering of truth. When I grew up, I left those infant ways for good. Love never gives up.Love cares more for others than for self.Love doesn’t want what it doesn’t have.Love doesn’t strut,Doesn’t have a swelled head,Doesn’t force itself on others,Isn’t always “me first,”Doesn’t fly off the handle,Doesn’t keep score of the sins of others,Doesn’t revel when others grovel,Takes pleasure in the flowering of truth,Puts up with anything,Trusts God always,Always looks for the best,Never looks back,But keeps going to the end. Love cares more for others than for self. And the best of the three is love. But where there are prophecies,(Q) they will cease; where there are tongues,(R) they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away. Inspired speech will be over some day; praying in tongues will end; understanding will reach its limit. 1 Corinthians 16:13-14 (NKJV) Within these two verses there are five distinct commands for us to follow. The Message 1 Corinthians 13:11. 4 Love never gives up. 1: All gifts, 3: how excellent soever, are nothing worth without charity. (M) 6 Love does not delight in evil(N) but rejoices with the truth. 13 1 If I speak with human eloquence and angelic ecstasy but … Love cares more for others than for self. 13 But for right now, until that completeness, we have three things to do to lead us toward that consummation: Trust steadily in God, hope unswervingly, love extravagantly. But it won’t be long before the weather clears and the sun shines bright! 1-2 Friends, let me go over the Message with you one final time—this Message that I proclaimed and that you made your own; this Message on which you took your stand and by which your life has been saved. Please enter your email address associated with your Salem All-Pass account, then click Continue. We’re squinting in a fog, peering through a mist. 1 Corinthians 13 Love, the Motivation of Our Lives 1 If I were to speak with eloquence in earth’s many languages, and in the heavenly tongues of angels, yet I didn’t express myself with love, my words would be reduced to the hollow sound of nothing more than a clanging cymbal. Love doesn't want what it doesn't have. We’ll see it all then, see it all as clearly as God sees us, knowing him directly just as he knows us! 1 Corinthians 13 The Message The Way of Love 13:1 If I … 1 Corinthians 13:3-7 MSG If I give everything I own to the poor and even go to the stake to be burned as a martyr, but I don’t love, I’ve gotten nowhere. Thomas Stroud. But when the Complete arrives, our incompletes will be canceled. 8-10 Love never dies. 1 If I speak with human eloquence and angelic ecstasy but don't love, I'm nothing but the creaking of a rusty gate. 3-7 If I give everything I own to the poor and even go to the stake to be burned as a martyr, but I don’t love, I’ve gotten nowhere. We’ll see it all then, see it all as clearly as God sees us, knowing him directly just as he knows us! 1 Corinthians 13 If I speak with human eloquence and angelic ecstasy but don't love, I'm nothing but the creaking of a rusty gate. Looking for a fundamental understanding of the Bible? 6 All I'm doing right now, friends, is showing how these things pertain to Apollos and me so that you will learn restraint and not rush into making judgments without knowing all the facts. (Y) But the greatest of these is love.(Z). A main reason that Paul wrote this letter to the Corinthian Church is because the Corinthian church was a hot mess. 8 Love never dies. But when the Complete arrives, our incompletes will be canceled. 1 Corinthians 13; 1 Corinthians 13:13 Read chapter in The Message Bible. 2 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. MSG: The Message CONCLUDING HOMILY. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. 11 When I was an infant at my mother’s breast, I gurgled and cooed like any infant. 1 Corinthians 16:13 - MSG - Keep your eyes open, hold tight to your convictions,... Study verse in the The Message 2 If I speak God’s Word with power, revealing all his mysteries and making everything plain as day, and if I have faith that says to a mountain, “Jump,” and it jumps, but I don’t love, I’m nothing. (W) Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known. The Message 1 Corinthians 3:13. We know only a portion of the truth, and what we say about God is always incomplete. 12 For now we see only a reflection as in a mirror;(V) then we shall see face to face. 3 If I give all I possess to the poor(G) and give over my body to hardship that I may boast,[b](H) but do not have love, I gain nothing. Love doesn’t want what it doesn’t have. If I speak God's Word with power, revealing all his mysteries and making everything plain as day, and if I have faith that says to a mountain, "Jump," and it jumps, but I … The Global Message of 1 Corinthians. Keep your eyes open, hold tight to your convictions, give it all you’ve got, be resolute, and love without stopping. (I’m assuming, now, that your belief was the real thing and not a passing fancy, that you’re in this for good and holding fast.) 13 If I speak with human eloquence and angelic ecstasy but don’t love, I’m nothing but the creaking of a rusty gate. 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 4 Love never gives up. Eventually there is going to be an inspection. Doesn’t keep score of the sins of others. Love doesn't want what it doesn't have. 1-2 You’ll remember, friends, that when I first came to you to let you in on God’s master stroke, I didn’t try to impress you with polished speeches and the latest philosophy. 1 Corinthians 12:31 The Message (MSG) "But now I want to lay out a far better way for you." Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. 1 Corinthians 13:10 - MSG - But when the Complete arrives, our incompletes... Study verse in the The Message 12 We don’t yet see things clearly. So, no matter what I say, what I believe, and what I do, I’m bankrupt without love. 4 1 Corinthians 13:4-13 Love never gives up. Love doesn't strut, Doesn't have a swelled head, 7 Puts up with anything, Trusts God always, Always looks for the best, Never looks back, But keeps going to the end. 13. (P), 8 Love never fails. Be as generous as you can. 13 If I speak with human eloquence and angelic ecstasy but don’t love, I’m nothing but the creaking of a rusty gate. When I grew up, I left those infant ways for good. (O) 7 It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. The Message (MSG) Copyright © 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002 by Eugene H. Peterson. 1 Corinthians 13 New International Version (NIV) 13 If I speak in the tongues[ a] of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. 1 Corinthians 16:13-18. When I grew up, I left those infant ways for good. All you need to remember is that God will never let you down; he’ll never let you be pushed past your limit; he’ll always be there to help you come through it. Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson. Read and study 1 Corinthians 13 in the The Message. Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about. 1 Corinthians 16:13-14 MSG - Keep your eyes open, hold tight to your - Bible Gateway. Sign up here! We're squinting in a fog, peering through a mist. 2 If I speak God’s Word with power, revealing all his mysteries and making everything plain as day, and if I have faith that says to a mountain, “Jump,” and it jumps, but I don’t love, I’m nothing. of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. Love doesn't strut, Doesn't have a swelled head, Doesn't force itself on others, Isn't always "me first," Doesn't fly off the handle, Doesn't ke... Read verse in The Message Bible All rights reserved worldwide. The global message of 1 Corinthians is that the gospel of Jesus Christ is relevant to every dimension of church life. Love cares more for others than for self. 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