Christian Love 34: Love is No Tale Bearer

By Hugh Binning   Charity is no tale bearer. It does not go about as a slander to reveal a secret, though true, (Proverbs 20:19) It is of a faithful spirit to conceal the matter. (Proverbs 11:13) Another man's good name is as a pledge laid down in our hand, which every man should faithfully [...]

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Christian Love 12: Love is Unselfish

By Hugh Binning Love…doesn’t seek its own way,…—1st Corinthians 13:5 Self denial and true love are inseparable.  Self love makes a monopoly of things for its own interest, and this is most opposite to Christian affection and communion, which puts all in one bank.  If every one of the members should seek its own things, … Read more Christian Love 12: Love is Unselfish

Christian Love 11: Love Does Nothing Inappropriate

By Hugh Binning 1st Corinthians 13  5 —doesn’t behave itself inappropriately,.. Then Love does nothing unseemly, "doesn't behave itself inappropriately," 1st Cor. 13.5. Vanity and swelling of mind will certainly breakout into some inappropriate carrying of one's self, such as vain and conceited estimation, and similar things, but love keeps a sweetness and tastefulness in all [...]

Christian Love 9: Love is Patient and Kind

By Hugh Binning Speaking of Paul and 1st Corinthians 13: Now he shows the sweet properties of it [Christian love], and good effects of it, how universal an influence it has on all things, but especially how necessary it is to keep the unity of the church. Charity[Christian love] "is kind" and "suffers long with", [...]

Christian Love: T.O.C.

By Hugh Binning (1627–1653) A Unique Writer Christian Love 1: God is Love Christian Love 2: Love One Another Christian Love 3: A Bundle of Graces Christian Love 4: Self-Love the Enemy of Christian Love Christian Love 5: He Makes Peace Christian Love 6: His Love Fulfills Christian Love 7: The End of the Law [...]