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John Calvin puts forward a very simple reason why love is the greatest gift: “Because faith and hope are our own: love is diffused among others.” In other words, faith and hope benefit the possessor, but love always benefits another. In John 13:34–35 Jesus says, “A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples, if you love one another.” Love always requires an “other” as an object; love cannot remain within itself, and that is part of what makes love the greatest gift.
Lucian Hodoboc

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According to Romans 2:15, people who don't have God's Law in written form, they still have it in their hearts. Here's an example of an (apparently non-Christian) Indian man who did something that Christ would probably congratulate him for:



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Well he certainly behaved in a kind, generous and forgiving manner. Whether he has heard the gospel or not, I haven't a clue. I always figured the natives in places such as the Americas, Australia etc., during the time of the early church and perhaps even now in South America were referred to in that scripture. Nonetheless, the scripture stands as stated in my opinion.


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