If I speak with tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I have become sounding brass, or a clanging cymbal.
For, if because of your food your brother is aggrieved, you are no longer walking in accordance with love. Destroy not with your food him for whom Christ died.
Now, concerning the things sacrificed to idols, we know because we all have knowledge. Knowledge puffs up, but love builds up.
For to one, indeed, is given through the Spirit a word of wisdom; and to another, a word of knowledge, according to the same Spirit;
And, if the ear should say, "Because I am not an eye, I am not of the body"; it is not, therefore, not of the body.
Are all apostles? Are all prophets? Are all teachers? Are all workers of miracles?
And, if I have the gift of prophecy, and know all the mysteries and all knowledge; and, if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing,
Love never fails; but whether there be prophecies, they will be done away; whether there be tongues, they will cease; whether there be knowledge, it will be done away.
And now, brethren, if I come to you speaking with tongues, what shall I profit you, unless I speak to you, either in revelation, or in knowledge, or in prophesying, or in teaching?
that he was caught up into Paradise, and heard unutterable sayings, which it is not lawful for a man to speak.
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision avails anything, nor uncircumcision, but faith working through love.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, kindness, goodness, faith,
But the end of the charge is love out of a pure heart and a good conscience and of faith unfeigned;
above all things, having fervent love among yourselves, because love covers a multitude of sins;
For, uttering great swelling words of vanity, they entice, in desires of the flesh, by their lasciviousness, those just escaping from those who live in error;
"Then will He answer them, saying, 'Verily I say to you, inasmuch as ye did it not to one of these least, ye did it not to Me!'