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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.
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Violetta

Hello from New Zealand

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Hi there, it's nice to meet you. I am a homebody and a young Christian who turned away from a lot of worldliness to be where I am today, spending a lot of time thinking, questioning my own character, and meditating on the Lord. I read the Bible every night, but I'm still a relatively new Christian so I have a lot to learn from you guys. Have a good night.

 

(I see you're mostly from America. It's a lovely country. I enjoyed sleeping in San Francisco.)

 

Byeity-bye

 

V.

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Welcome Violetta!

 

God bless,

William

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Hello Violetta

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