Kind Words/Kind Echoes


“Love is always patient and kind; it is never jealous; love is never boastful or conceited; it is never rude or selfish; it does not take offense, and is not resentful. ... Love does not come to an end”(I Corinthians 13:4-8)

(First Name) and (First Name), there are so many things I can talk about as we look at the love mentioned by Paul in I Corinthians 13. For us to show and have this love, we need not only to follow Christ’s example, we also need the love of Christ to fill us to overflowing.

With this in mind, let’s take a look at what our wedding text says about love …

“Love is patient.” How patient? At least one Bible translation uses the phrase “long-suffering.” This gives us an idea of how patient love is supposed to be. This is not the picture of an indulgent husband waiting for his wife to finish applying her makeup. This is not the picture of a mother waiting for her son to eat all of his broccoli. Instead, we must think of choosing to endure what we would prefer not to endure. Your heart is broken, and your hopes are dashed, but you continue to endure. It…

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