Yesterday in church we looked at 1 Corinthians 4.
In this, Paul’s sarcasm bites deeply into our deep-seated love of human glory and power. This love not only puffs us up in arrogance, it leads us away from living the cross-shaped life. I finished the talk with a double-barrelled prayer request I suggested we use. For the sake of being able to find it again, here it is:
Where can I live out the weakness of the cross, and where can I flee the false glory of the world?