Life a Weblog for Young Adults
First Corinthians 13 suffers from the cruel fate of being a pigeon-holed Scripture passage. Branded a matrimonial read-aloud-Scripture, you’ve probably heard it in almost every wedding you’ve ever been to. But is that all 1 Corinthians 13 is good for? Better yet, is marriage what this passage is even about?
I stared at the computer. Once again, I found my eyes drifting to the clock in the corner of the screen. It was 3:45 p.m., so I still had more than an hour of work left before I could go home. How did the afternoons get so long? I wondered. And even after work, there was nothing particularly exciting to look forward to. I might go out to dinner with friends or see a movie before heading to bed, but I would just wake up and do it all over again. How did I get in this rut?