Knowing the end in some sense effects the way we deal with the present.
In regards to meat sacrificed to idols, Paul is preeminently concerned with the motive of the heart.
There is today a great temptation in the church to dispense the christological foundation laid by the Apostle Paul.
Before addressing the theological issues brought by the Church of Corinth, Paul emphasizes the necessity of a life marked by love.
While "spirituality" is a loaded buzzword, for the Apostle Paul, to be spiritual meant to be full of the Holy Spirit and to walk in love.