Read the following three passages and list the problems the church in Corinth was facing.
1 Corinthians 3:1-4
1 Corinthians 6:1-11
1 Corinthians 11:17-22
As “parts of the body”, with what negative attitude was the church in Corinth struggling?
1 Corinthians 12:27-31
According to 1 Corinthians 13:1-13 what is the most excellent way? How would following this way counteract the bad attitudes displayed in the preceding verses?
Do a self-check. In what ways are your attitudes and behaviors more like the Corinthians and in what ways are they more like the most excellent way?
Is there someone with whom you need to do some relational mending? Perhaps you have been harboring bitterness, jealousy, or envy toward someone in your church or in your sphere of influence. What can you do to become more loving this week?