Theological Virtues

Pentecost—God’s Love Ablaze

"La Pentecôte" (The Pentecost) by Jean II Restout - detail

“Therefore I want you to understand that no one speaking by the Spirit of God ever says ‘Jesus be cursed!’ and no one can say ‘Jesus is Lord’ except by the Holy Spirit” (1 Corinthians 12:3). “Nevertheless I tell you the truth: it is to your advantage that I go away, for if I do not go away, the Counselor […]

What is My Greatest Hope?

"The Cardinal and Theological Virtues" (detail) by Raphael [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

What would you say is your greatest hope? What is the one thing you would identify if you were pressed to offer only one answer to this question: What is your greatest hope? Scripture actually has a great deal to say about this virtue of hope, not the least of which: “For whatever was written previously was written for our […]

Encountering the Word — 1 Corinthians 13:13

Photography © by Andy Coan

“And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.” (1 Corinthians 13:13) If you liked this scripture verse, please share it with your friends and family using both the Recommend and Social Media buttons below and via email. We value your comments and encourage you to leave your thoughts below. Thank you! – The […]