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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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14 Minutes - Must View - Thoughts on this years election

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Honestly, my truly preferred candidates lost early in the race. They did not get far. It seems that those with true convictions hardly do anymore......

Unfortunately people with convictions upset people who don't agree with them. It is much easier to get votes if candidates never clearly state a position because then people can think that whatever the candidate says agrees with them.

 

I was very surprised Trump won because he does state his views so clearly, but then people saw him as an alternative candidate because of that. It is very sad when clearly stating their beliefs and ideals makes a candidate an alternative, instead of being the expected course of action.

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