When was the last time you had your faith put to the test? In the passage before us, Paul’s faith was put to the test. The church’s faith was put to the test. They faced a difficult moment with tears and anguish and pain. How did they hold up? What was the outcome of their test? Let’s see how Paul and the church grew in their faith by showing their love. Let's see how we can grow in our faith. Let's see how in Christ, we have a love that leads us to seek God’s best for each other.