Love Doesn’t Delight in Evil

Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.

(1 Corinthians 13:6 NIV)

In First Corinthians chapter five, we find that there was a case of sexual immorality among the Corinthian Christians. Instead of being filled with grief and expelling the immoral believer from the church, the Corinthians were proud of their liberty (1 Corinthians 5:1-2). In chapter thirteen, the apostle Paul reminded them, “Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.” How do we react when we hear of someone who has fallen into sin, and has ruined and disgraced themselves? Do we grieve or rejoice? If we truly have the love of Christ in our hearts, we’d be upset over it.

Love doesn’t delight in people’s disappointments.

Published by risingwiththeson

Farah obtained her Honours Bachelor of Arts Degree (with a double major in English and Religious Studies) from the University of Toronto, where she also completed her Bachelor of Education (OISE). While she enjoys teaching, writing gives Farah equal pleasure. She began to exercise this passion with the publication of "Rising with the Son," her daily devotional blog. It is designed to help strengthen the faith of her readers in Jesus. Through her writing, it is Farah's wish to inspire others and help them develop a closer relationship with God and His Son, Jesus Christ.

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