The Resurrection of Jesus Christ is a pivotal moment in human history. And for those of us who are in Christ, who have our hope because He was resurrected, there are many good things that we can know because our Lord is risen from the dead.
As he deals with the subject of spiritual gifts in the church, Paul takes a moment in the middle of his discussion to describe “a more excellent way.” He shows how gifts will pass away and how love will endure long after those gifts have gone.
Our passage tonight is a difficult one, but by understanding what it meant to Paul’s original readers, we can try to make some application for the church today. It’s important that in the church men and women conduct ourselves according to the role that God has given us, and that we each adorn ourselves in modest apparel.