Love Never Fails

Love never fails. That is what I Corinthians 13:8 begins with. As defined in this same chapter love is:

Patient, kind, not jealous, does not brag, is not arrogant, does not act unbecomingly, does not seek its own, is not provoked, does not take into account wrongs suffered, does not rejoice in unrighteousness, rejoices with the truth, bears all things, believes all things, endures all things, love never fails…

Clearly my love fails. Just this morning alone, walking with a friend, I was jealous and spoke without discretion which to me is the same as acting unbecomingly. I want to communicate the love of Jesus to this friend, but I fear my love failed. It failed to rejoice in the truth, because no truth was mentioned, it failed to believe all things, because I failed to believe that God could speak to the heart of my friend.  My love failed…

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