How can Paul navigate the choppy waters of a pagan environment, with its idols and temples? The obvious place to start is the Shema.
Epiphany | Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany (Year A)
Micah 6:1-8; Psalm 15; 1 Corinthians 1:18-31; Matthew 5:1-12
Kindness overlaps significantly with several of Paul's other "fruit of the spirit." What makes it a distinctive mark of the new creation?