The Gong Show (an examination of love and the gifts of the Spirit)

The Gong ShowRobert Wurtz IIIf I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. (1 Corinthians 13:1 ESV)It may be inferred from our text that certain believers at Corinth believed that speaking with tongues was (is) the hallmark of true spirituality. Paul... Continue Reading →

Love in Times of Lawlessness

Love in Times of LawlessnessRobert Wurtz IIAnd then shall many be offended, and shall betray one another, and shall hate one another. And many false prophets shall rise, and shall deceive many. And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold.(Matthew 24:10–12 KJV)But ye, beloved, building up yourselves on your most holy... Continue Reading →

When Talking is Not Working

When Talking is Not WorkingRobert Wurtz IIPress play for audio readinghttps://archive.org/embed/WhenTalkingIsNotWorking And you have forgotten the exhortation which speaks to you as to sons: “My son, do not despise the chastening of the LORD, Nor be discouraged when you are rebuked by Him; For whom the LORD loves He chastens, And scourges every son whom He receives.” If you endure... Continue Reading →

Bound Together By Love

Bound Together By LoveRobert Wurtz II  Put on then, as God's chosen ones, holy and beloved, compassionate hearts, kindness, humility, meekness, and patience, bearing with one another and, if one has a complaint against another, forgiving each other; as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also must forgive. (Colossians 3:12-13 ESV)And above all these put... Continue Reading →

The Love That Never Fails

The Love That Never FailsRobert Wurtz IILove never fails. But whether there are prophecies, they will fail; whether there are tongues, they will cease; whether there is knowledge, it will vanish away. (1 Corinthians 13:8)Love survives everything; that is how you know it was love. It holds its place. It is a binding force that maintains... Continue Reading →

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