Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Charity never faileth: but whether there be prophecies, they shall fail; whether there be tongues, they shall cease; whether there be knowledge, it shall vanish away.
1 Corinthians 13:10
but when the perfect state of things is come, all that is imperfect will be brought to an end.
But *I* have prayed for *you* that your faith may not fail, and you, when at last you have come back to your true self, must strengthen your brethren."
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision is of any importance; but only faith working through love.
1 Corinthians 13:1
If I can speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but am destitute of Love, I have but become a loud-sounding trumpet or a clanging cymbal.
1 Corinthians 12:10
to another the exercise of miraculous powers; to another the gift of prophecy; to another the power of discriminating between prophetic utterances; to another varieties of the gift of 'tongues;' to another the interpretation of tongues.
1 Corinthians 14:39
The conclusion, my brethren, is this. Be earnestly ambitious to prophesy, and do not check speaking with tongues;
They were all filled with the Holy Spirit, and began to speak in foreign languages according as the Spirit gave them words to utter.
and when Paul laid his hands upon them, the Holy Spirit came on them, and they began to speak in tongues and to prophesy.
By using the words, "a new Covenant," He has made the first one obsolete; but whatever is decaying and showing signs of old age is not far from disappearing altogether.
But I command you all, love your enemies, and pray for your persecutors;