Daily Devotional

“Does any one of you, when he has a case against his neighbor, dare to go to law before the unrighteous and not before the saints” (1 Corinthians 6:1)?

Even though a “case” brought to court would have been of a practical nature (“case” coming from the word “pragma,” for “pragmatic”), Paul understood that there were very real spiritual implications to the church, its unity and witness to an unbelieving litigious society. We must live our lives as a prequel to and a proclamation of a Kingdom that is to come and now is. Kingdom life is more important than property.

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