Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not love, I am become as sounding brass, or a clanging cymbal.
But if your brother is grieved with your food, you no longer walk in love. Destroy not him with your food, for whom Christ died.
Now concerning things offered unto idols, we know that we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love edifies.
For to one is given by the Spirit the word of wisdom; to another the word of knowledge by the same Spirit;
And if the ear shall say, Because I am not the eye, I am not of the body; is it therefore not of the body?
Are all apostles? are all prophets? are all teachers? are all workers of miracles?
And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not love, I am nothing.
Love never fails: but whether there be prophecies, they shall fail; whether there be tongues, they shall cease; whether there be knowledge, it shall vanish away.
Now, brethren, if I come unto you speaking with tongues, what shall I profit you, except I shall speak to you either by revelation, or by knowledge, or by prophesying, or by doctrine?
How that he was caught up into paradise, and heard unspeakable words, which it is not lawful for a man to utter.
For in Jesus Christ neither circumcision avails anything, nor uncircumcision; but faith which works by love.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faith,
Now the end of the commandment is love out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned:
And above all things have fervent love among yourselves: for love shall cover a multitude of sins.
For when they speak great swelling words of vanity, they allure through the lusts of the flesh, through much wantonness, those that have just escaped from them who live in error.
Then shall he answer them, saying, Verily I say unto you, Since you did it not to one of the least of these, you did it not to me.