Romans Week 4: Day 4

Pray and read

Praise God for revealing himself by his word, and ask him to help you hear and respond to it with repentance and faith by his Spirit at work in you. Read 1 Corinthians 13.

Explore

Paul also speaks of the gifts given to the body of Christ in his first letter to the Corinthians. In that context, he gives them this song to guide them as they exercise their gifts.

What is the outcome when gifts are exercised without love?

What is love like?

Why is love the priority?

How does this passage flesh out Paul’s instructions in Romans 12?

Apply

Does love shape the way you serve others with the gifts God has given you? Are there occasions when your own interests trump the interests of others? 

Pray

Ask God to grow you in love.

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