"I was confronted with the reality that I had grown up expecting to be married. This is what I wanted so of course God would give it to me I thought. But in Elisabeth Elliots no-nonsense way she corrected my faulty thinking and completely realigned my per
“Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud or rude. It does not demand its own way. It is not irritable, and it keeps no record of being wronged. It does not rejoice about injustice but rejoices whenever the truth wins out. Love never gives up, never loses faith, is always hopeful, and endures through every circumstance.” 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 NLT http://bible.com/116/1co.13.4-7.nlt ~My favorite word in any language~✝
1 Corinthians 13:4-8. These verses tell us about the amazing qualities of what real, perfect love is like. And it is not simply romantic love, as many who isolate these words from the context of the Scripture may interpret these words to mean. This is true, unconditional, perfect love! God's perfect love is the model for kind of love that God intended us to have for Him. He loves us so much!
Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all (1 Corinthians 13:4 - 13:7 ESV)