Unselfish Love

Posted by David Shipman on

CHARITY - the love of Christians for other persons, corresponding to the love of God for humankind

4 Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up,

Love endures with patience and serenity…

Love never gives up!!!!!

It is not hasty to anger or punishment.

Love’s power is demonstrated when it is exposed to trying circumstances…

Love is kind… It is helpful, considerate in actions.

Love is thoughtful - Thoughtful implies providing little attentions, offering services, or in some way looking out for the comfort or welfare of others

Love does not ENVY

ENVY: A feeling of discontent or covetousness with regard to another's advantages, success, possessions

Love does not Vaunt itself

Love is not Arrogant

5 Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil;

Unseemly – inappropriate, unbefitting, not in keeping with established standards of taste or proper form;

Rudeness - discourteous or impolite, especially in a deliberate way: a rude reply.

-rough in manners or behavior; unmannerly; uncouth.

Selfish- devoted to or caring only for oneself; concerned primarily with one's own interests, benefits, welfare, etc., regardless of others.

characterized by or manifesting concern or care only for oneself: selfish motives.

Love is not easily annoyed, pained, irritated, or bothered…

Love does not ·count up [keep a record of] wrongs that have been done.

6 Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth;

Injustice - unjust or unfair action or treatment.

Truth – right and truth prevail

7 Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.

7 If you love someone, you will be loyal to him no matter what the cost. You will always believe in him, always expect the best of him, and always stand your ground in defending him.


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