Love never fails               

1 Cor 13:8 NIVUK

Love is patient, love is kind.  It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud.  It does not dishonour others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs.  Love does not delight in evil, but rejoices with the truth.  It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.  Love never fails.

1 Cor 13: 4 – 8 NIVUK

Gracious God we thank You for these divine,  beautiful, and well-loved verses, so often recited at weddings to show the qualities and character of the love we desire to share with each other.

We praise You that this love is personified in Jesus. As we seek Your presence and Your will, may Your love transform us through the working of the Holy Spirit, that we might display the fullness of love in our lives.

We thank you for those who have shown us love and we pray for those in need of love……As we consider these challenging verses, we listen in our hearts, for anything You may wish to say to us today…… Gracious God, we thank You for love. Amen

Ruth Rushworth