Join us for dinner, fellowship & discussion of our current sermon series or designated topic. All are welcome.
Main Dish & Beverage will be provided.
Please Bring an appetizer or dessert to share.
Tonight’s Location: The Dwyer Home – Whittier (near Whittier Blvd & Pickering)
For Directions Contact: Vanessa (626) 633-6004; John(626) 274-0252
1. The fact that Paul defines love with 15 verbs, seven positive and eight negative, tells us something very significant about biblical love. How does Paul’s definition differ from how the world typically conceives of love?
2. Must a person exhibit love in all the ways Paul describes to be a truly loving Christian? In other words, do all the attributes of love need to be present in some degree in the life of every believer? What if we struggle with one particular area and continually falter, for example, with irritability?
3. What is the contrast Paul makes between gifts and love? How does he make his case for why we can expect gifts to pass away?
4. How does the text itself explain the meaning of “the perfect”?
5. We attempted to challenge the popular view of cessationism (supernatural gifts of the Spirit ended with the apostolic age). Why or why not do you agree?
6. What are the possible reasons why love is greater than faith and hope? Reflect on the implications of love’s supremacy. If love is the greatest thing in the world then . . .!