Love is Patient

Love is Patient

A responsive reading based on 1 Cor 13:1-8

M:        Love is patient
C:        It is not hurried
M:        love is kind
C:        It is not harsh, rough or hurtful
M:        It does not envy
C:        It knows no other Gods
M:        it does not boast
C:        but only in Christ
M:        it is not proud
C:        It is humble
M:        It is not rude
C:        It is polite, refined and civil
M:        it is not self-seeking
C:        It is thoughtful and compassionate
M:        it is not easily angered
C:        it is understanding and sympathetic
M:        it keeps no record of wrongs.
C:        it forgives
M:        Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.
C:        Jesus is the truth and the truth is His native language.
M:        It always protects
C:        never endangers
M:        always trusts
C:        never doubts
M:        always hopes
C:        never fears
M:        always perseveres.
C:        Love never fails.
All:      It always succeeds.

Scripture taken from the Holy Bible, New International Version, Copyright© 1973, 1978, 1984 by International Bible Society.  Used by permission of International Bible Society

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