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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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Children of LIGHT, Return to your FATHER

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Your FATHER is your ONLY SOURCE for the WORD
You are the LIGHT of this world
Your BODY IS LIGHT, your SELF IS LIGHT, you are a CHILD OF THE LIGHT OF THE FATHER
MADE IN THE REFLECTION OF HIS IMAGE
IF YOU PUT YOUR FAITH IN MAN AND HIS WORD, YOU ARE IN ERROR
YOU, AS THE LIGHT OF THE FATHER, HAVE WITHIN YOU HIS IMAGE AND CAN HEAR HIM---LISTEN
DO NOT TRUST THE WORD OF MAN, YOU HAVE A CONSCIENCE---YOUR FATHER GAVE IT TO YOU
HE MADE IT FOR YOU WHEN HE MADE YOU PERFECT, WHICH IS HIS ATTRIBUTE, AND HIS ALONE
PERFECTION IS OUR FATHER'S
THIS, WHILE WRITTEN BY MAN, IS OF THE FATHER
YOU CAN HEAR ALL OF THESE WORDS YOURSELF, FROM WITHIN
STOP LISTENING TO FORKED TONGUES SPEW VENOMOUS DECEPTION AND SOOTHSAYING
I REFUSE, I RESIST, I REJECT the darkness of this world
I ACCEPT ONLY LIGHT
THE LIGHT OF THE TRUE FATHER, THE SOURCE OF ALL THAT IS GOOD AND PURE
I KNOW WHEN YOU AWAKEN, YOU WILL FORFEIT YOUR NEEDLESS LOVE OF THIS WORLD
AND RETURN TO YOUR FATHER, WHO IS THE LIGHT
I LOVE EVERY SINGLE ONE OF YOU, AND LOOK FORWARD TO YOUR ASCENSION AND RETURN

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Welcome to forum Jonathan, I hope you'll enjoy your stay here. A word of advise: It's considered impolite to use all caps in the forum.

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