Though I spake with the tongues of men and angels, and yet had no love, I were even as sounding brass: or as a tinkling cymbal.
If thy brother be grieved with thy meat, now walkest thou not charitably. Destroy not him with thy meat, for whom Christ died.
To speak of things dedicated unto idols, we are sure that we all have knowledge. Knowledge maketh a man swell: but love edifieth.
To one is given, through the spirit, the utterance of wisdom; to another is given the utterance of knowledge by the same spirit;
And if the ear say, "I am not the eye, therefore I am not of the body," is he therefore not of the body?
Are all apostles? Are all prophets? Are all teachers? Are all doers of miracles?
And though I could prophesy, and understood all secrets, and all knowledge: yea, if I had all faith so that I could move mountains out of their places, and yet had no love, I were nothing.
Though that prophesying fail, or tongues shall cease, or knowledge vanish away: yet love falleth never away.
Now, brethren, if I come unto you speaking with tongues: what shall I profit you? Except I speak to you, either by revelation, or knowledge, or prophesying, or doctrine.
how that he was taken up into paradise, and heard words not to be spoken, which no man can utter.
For in Jesus Christ, neither is circumcision anything worth, neither yet uncircumcision: but faith, which by love is mighty in operation.
But the fruit of the spirit is: love, joy, peace, longsuffering, gentleness, goodness, faithfulness, meekness, temperance.
For the end of the commandment is love that cometh of a pure heart and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned:
But above all things, have fervent love among you. For love covereth the multitude of sins.
For when they have spoken the swelling words of vanity, they beguile with wantonness through the lusts of the flesh them that were clean escaped: but now are wrapped in errors.
Then shall he answer them, and say, 'Verily I say unto you, inasmuch as ye did it not to one of the least of these, ye did it not to me.'