If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but do not have love, I have become a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal.
For if because of food your brother is hurt, you are no longer walking according to love. Do not destroy with your food him for whom Christ died.
Now concerning things sacrificed to idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge makes arrogant, but love edifies.
For to one is given the word of wisdom through the Spirit, and to another the word of knowledge according to the same Spirit;
And if the ear says, “Because I am not an eye, I am not a part of the body,” it is not for this reason any the less a part of the body.
All are not apostles, are they? All are not prophets, are they? All are not teachers, are they? All are not workers of miracles, are they?
If I have the gift of prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge; and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing.
Love never fails; but if there are gifts of prophecy, they will be done away; if there are tongues, they will cease; if there is knowledge, it will be done away.
But now, brethren, if I come to you speaking in tongues, what will I profit you unless I speak to you either by way of revelation or of knowledge or of prophecy or of teaching?
was caught up into Paradise and heard inexpressible words, which a man is not permitted to speak.
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision means anything, but faith working through love.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
But the goal of our instruction is love from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith.
Above all, keep fervent in your love for one another, because love covers a multitude of sins.
For speaking out arrogant words of vanity they entice by fleshly desires, by sensuality, those who barely escape from the ones who live in error,
Then He will answer them, ‘Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did not do it to one of the least of these, you did not do it to Me.’