You’re already logged in with your Bible Gateway account. 1 Corinthians 2:9-13 The Message (MSG) 6-10 We, of course, have plenty of wisdom to pass on to you once you get your feet on firm spiritual ground, but it’s not popular wisdom, the fashionable wisdom of high-priced experts that will be out-of-date in a year or so. 2 And if I have a prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, b so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. Copyright © 2019 by Zondervan. Love is important. 13 But for right now, until that completeness, we have three things to do to lead us toward that consummation: Trust steadily in God, hope unswervingly, love extravagantly. To subscribe at our regular subscription rate, click the button below. Love doesn't strut, Doesn't have a swelled head, Doesn't force itself on others, Isn't always "me first," Doesn't fly off the handle, Doesn't ke... Read verse in The Message Bible 1-4 And how dare you take each other to court! But where there are prophecies,(Q) they will cease; where there are tongues,(R) they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away. (W) Now I know in part; then I shall know fully, even as I am fully known. 17:20; Mark 11:23; [Luke 17:6] so as to remove mountains, but have not love, I am nothing. (John Patrick) All you need is love. Charity, or love to God and man, the sum and substance of all true religion; so that without it, the most splendid eloquence, the gift of prophecy, the most profound knowledge, faith by which the most stupendous miracles might be wrought, benevolence the most unbounded, and zeal for the truth, even to martyrdom, would all be unavailing to salvation, 1 Corinthians 13:1-3. NIV 1 If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. Doesn’t keep score of the sins of others. We’ll see it all then, see it all as clearly as God sees us, knowing him directly just as he knows us! Try it free for 30 days. 13 If I speak with human eloquence and angelic ecstasy but don’t love, I’m nothing but the creaking of a rusty gate. 2 If I have the gift of prophecy(B) and can fathom all mysteries(C) and all knowledge,(D) and if I have a faith(E) that can move mountains,(F) but do not have love, I am nothing. The greatest description of love ever written is 1 Corinthians, chapter 13, in the Bible. 1 Corinthians 16:13-14 MSG - Keep your eyes open, hold tight to your - Bible Gateway. We’ll see it all then, see it all as clearly as God sees us, knowing him directly just as he knows us! 2 If I speak God's Word with power, revealing all his mysteries and making everything plain as day, and if I have faith that says to a mountain, "Jump," and it jumps, but I don't love, I'm nothing. 2 If I speak God’s Word with power, revealing all his mysteries and making everything plain as day, and if I have faith that says to a mountain, “Jump,” and it jumps, but I don’t love, I’m nothing. 1 If I speak with human eloquence and angelic ecstasy but don’t love, I’m nothing but the creaking of a rusty gate. We know only a portion of the truth, and what we say about God is always incomplete. 13 If I speak with human eloquence and angelic ecstasy but don’t love, I’m nothing but the creaking of a rusty gate. 1 Corinthians 13 The Way of Love. 8-10 Love never dies. And the best of the three is love. 13 For no temptation (no trial regarded as enticing to sin), [no matter how it comes or where it leads] has overtaken you and laid hold on you that is not common to man [that is, no temptation or trial has come to you that is beyond human resistance and that is not [] adjusted and [] adapted and belonging to human experience, and such as man can bear]. 1 Corinthians 13. When I grew up, I left those infant ways for good. 13 If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but have not [] love [for others growing out of God’s love for me], then I have become only a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal [just an annoying distraction]. Take notes, highlights, and favorites to share or document personal thoughts. 11 When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. Create or log in to your Bible Gateway account. (O) 7 It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. We’re squinting in a fog, peering through a mist. 12 For now we see only a reflection as in a mirror;(V) then we shall see face to face. 14:1, 39; Matt. : 1 If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. Inspired speech will be over some day; praying in tongues will end; understanding will reach its limit. 1-4 Well, this is my third visit coming up. Love doesn't want what it doesn't have. Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson. You can cancel anytime during the trial period. 1 I may be able to speak the languages of human beings and even of angels, but if I have no love, my speech is no more than a noisy gong or a clanging bell. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. Upgrade, and get the most out of your new account. 1 1-2 I, Paul, have been called and sent by Jesus, the Messiah, according to God’s plan, along with my friend Sosthenes. When I grew up, I left those infant ways for good. Your credit card won’t be charged until the trial period is over. And the best of the three is love. We’re squinting in a fog, peering through a mist. : 1 If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but do not have love, I have become a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. Starting your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus is easy. 13 If I speak with human eloquence and angelic ecstasy but don’t love, I’m nothing but the creaking of a rusty gate. Love doesn't want what it doesn't have. 13 If I speak in the tongues[a](A) of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. 1 If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. But when the Complete arrives, our incompletes will be canceled. 13 But for right now, until that completeness, we have three things to do to lead us toward that consummation: Trust steadily in God, hope unswervingly, love extravagantly. 2 I may have the gift of inspired preaching; I may have all knowledge and understand all secrets; I may have all the faith needed to move mountains—but if I have no love, I am nothing. Creating an account allows you to access more features and content such as: Reading the Bible is rewarding, and these plans make it easy! All your content will be saved and you can seamlessly switch devices. 7:22]; See Acts 2:18 prophetic powers, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have all faith, # Matt. Love cares more for others than for self. Takes pleasure in the flowering of truth. It looks like you’re already subscribed to Bible Gateway Plus! The Message (MSG) But it won’t be long before the weather clears and the sun shines bright! 4 Love is patient,(I) love is kind. So, no matter what I say, what I believe, and what I do, I’m bankrupt without love. 13 If I speak with human eloquence and angelic ecstasy but don’t love, I’m nothing but the creaking of a rusty gate. 2 If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing. The Way of Love. 13 1 If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. 11 When I was an infant at my mother’s breast, I gurgled and cooed like any infant. And the best of the three is love. And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, Enter your credit card information to ensure uninterrupted service following your free trial. So, no matter what I say, what I believe, and what I do, I’m bankrupt without love. You’ve already claimed your free trial of Bible Gateway Plus. We know only a portion of the truth, and what we say about God is always incomplete. 1 Corinthians 13 Amplified Bible (AMP) The Excellence of Love. 1 If I speak in the tongues # 13:1 Or languages of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the, The Message Gift and Award Bible, Imitation Leather, Burgundy, The Message Deluxe Gift Bible, Brown/Saddle Tan Leather-Look, The Message Large-Print Devotional Bible, hardcover. What are the benefits of creating an account? Keep your eyes open, hold tight to your convictions, give it all you’ve got, be … When I became a man, I put the ways of childhood(U) behind me. 1 If I speak with human eloquence and angelic ecstasy but don't love, I'm nothing but the creaking of a rusty gate. Try it for 30 days FREE. 2 And if I have # [ch. Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, and have not charity, I am become as sounding brass, or a tinkling cymbal. Love. If I speak God's Word with power, revealing all his mysteries and making everything plain as day, and if I have faith that says to a ... Read verse in The Message Bible 2 If I speak God’s Word with power, revealing all his mysteries and making everything plain as day, and if I have faith that says to a mountain, “Jump,” and it jumps, but I don’t love, I’m nothing. 1 Corinthians 1. 1 Corinthians 13 New International Version (NIV) 13 If I speak in the tongues[ a] of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. 2 If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing. NIV Reverse Interlinear Bible: English to Hebrew and English to Greek. 2 If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing. All you need to remember is that God will never let you down; he'll never let you be pushed past your limit; he'll always be there to help you come thr... Read verse in The Message Bible It is through preaching the Gospel that people hear about Jesus and accept him and then get saved. Step 1 - Create an account or log in to start your free trial. ; Matthew 21:21; Mark 11:23. 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 Love never gives up. 12 We don’t yet see things clearly. 1 If I could speak all the languages of earth and of angels, but didn’t love others, I would only be a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. On my second visit I warned that bunch that keeps sinning over and over in the same old ways that when I came back I wouldn’t go easy on them. What about preaching the Gospel? (Erich Segal) Now wait just a minute Preacher, arent there other important things that just might be equal to if not more important than Love? 11 When I was an infant at my mother’s breast, I gurgled and cooed like any infant. But when the Complete arrives, our incompletes will be canceled. (J) 5 It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking,(K) it is not easily angered,(L) it keeps no record of wrongs. 1 Corinthians 13 If I speak with human eloquence and angelic ecstasy but don't love, I'm nothing but the creaking of a rusty gate. (Y) But the greatest of these is love.(Z). But it won’t be long before the weather clears and the sun shines bright! To manage your subscription, visit your Bible Gateway account settings. Inspired speech will be over some day; praying in tongues will end; understanding will reach its limit. Remember the Scripture that says, “A matter becomes clear after two or three witnesses give evidence”? The Message. So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love. All rights reserved worldwide. Love never gives up.Love cares more for others than for self.Love doesn’t want what it doesn’t have.Love doesn’t strut,Doesn’t have a swelled head,Doesn’t force itself on others,Isn’t always “me first,”Doesn’t fly off the handle,Doesn’t keep score of the sins of others,Doesn’t revel when others grovel,Takes pleasure in the flowering of truth,Puts up with anything,Trusts God always,Always looks for the best,Never looks back,But keeps going to the end. 1 Corinthians 10:13 No test or temptation that comes your way is beyond the course of what others have had to face. 13 If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. 3 If I give all I possess to the poor(G) and give over my body to hardship that I may boast,[b](H) but do not have love, I gain nothing. An integrated digital Bible study library - including complete notes from the Believer's Bible Commentary and the Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible (NIV and NRSV) - is just a step away! If I slave away in the kitchen, baking dozens of Christmas cookies, preparing gourmet meals and arranging a beautifully adorned table at mealtime, but do not show love, I’m just another cook. Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the NIV Cultural Backgrounds Study Bible notes. 2 If I speak God’s Word with power, revealing all his mysteries and making everything plain as day, and if I have faith that says to a mountain, “Jump,” and it jumps, but I don’t love, I’m nothing. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. MSG 1 If I speak with human eloquence and angelic ecstasy but don't love, I'm nothing but the creaking of a rusty gate. Begin reading God's Word ad-free with instant access to your new online study library. 2 If I speak God’s Word with power, revealing all his mysteries and making everything plain as day, and if I have faith that says to a mountain, “Jump,” and it jumps, but I don’t love, I’m nothing. (X), 13 And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. (M) 6 Love does not delight in evil(N) but rejoices with the truth. 1 Corinthians 13:4. (The Beatles) Love makes the world go round. Want more information about Bible Gateway Plus? Popular culture tells us: Love is a many splendored thing. 2 If I speak God’s Word with power, revealing all his mysteries and making everything plain as day, and if I have faith that says to a mountain, “Jump,” and it jumps, but I don’t love, I’m nothing. Love cares more for others than for self. I send this letter to you in God’s church at Corinth, believers cleaned up by Jesus and set apart for a God-filled life. Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson, You'll get this book and many others when you join Bible Gateway Plus. Holy Bible, New International Version®, NIV® Copyright ©1973, 1978, 1984, 2011 by Biblica, Inc.® Used by permission. MSG 4 Love never gives up. 1 Corinthians 13 1 If I speak in the tongues Or languages of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. (Bob Merrill) Love means never having to say youre sorry. 1 If I speak with human eloquence and angelic ecstasy but don't love, I'm nothing but the creaking of a rusty gate. 1 If I speak in the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. God’s wisdom is something mysterious that goes deep into the interior of his purposes. 2 If I speak God's Word with power, revealing all his mysteries and making everything plain as day, and if I have faith that says to a mountain, "Jump," and it jumps, but I don't love, I'm nothing. 2 If I have the gift of prophecy and can fathom all mysteries and all knowledge, and if I have a faith that can move mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing. Keep your eyes open, hold tight to your convictions, give it all you’ve got, be resolute, and love without stopping. 1 Corinthians 13: A Christmas Version If I decorate my house perfectly with plaid bows, strands of twinkling lights and shiny balls, but do not show love, I’m just another decorator. The next step is to choose a monthly or yearly subscription, and then enter your payment information. 2 If I had the gift of prophecy, and if I understood all of God’s secret plans and possessed all knowledge, and if I had such faith that I could move mountains, but didn’t love others, I would be nothing. 4 Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, 5 Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil; 6 Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth; 7 Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things. Love cares more for others than for self. Introduction. Three easy steps to start your free trial subscription to Bible Gateway Plus. Don't have an account? 1 Corinthians 13 - NIV: If I speak in the tongues of men or of angels, but do not have love, I am only a resounding gong or a clanging cymbal. 3-7 If I give everything I own to the poor and even go to the stake to be burned as a martyr, but I don’t love, I’ve gotten nowhere. 3-7 If I give everything I own to the poor and even go to the stake to be burned as a martyr, but I don’t love, I’ve gotten nowhere. Doesn’t keep score of the sins of others. 1 Corinthians 13:13 The Message (MSG) 13 But for right now, until that completeness, we have three things to do to lead us toward that consummation: Trust steadily in God, hope unswervingly, love extravagantly. Takes pleasure in the flowering of truth, Gain a concise, fundamental grasp of what the Bible is all about with our new, Ro 5:2-5; Gal 5:5, 6; Eph 4:2-5; Col 1:4, 5; 1Th 1:3; 5:8; Heb 6:10-12, Mt 22:37-40; 1Co 16:14; Gal 5:6; 1Jn 4:7-12, 16. 8-10 Love never dies. Learn more. Advance your knowledge of Scripture with this resource library of over 40 reference books, including commentaries and Study Bible notes. 2 If I speak God's Word with power, revealing all his mysteries and making everything plain as day, and if I have faith that says to a mountain, "Jump," and it jumps, but I don't love, I'm nothing. Love doesn't strut, Doesn't have a swelled head, NIV 4 Love is patient, love is kind. 1 Corinthians 13 The Way of Love 1 If I speak with human eloquence and angelic ecstasy but don't love, I'm nothing but the creaking of a rusty gate. The day is coming when the world is going to stand before a jury made up of followers of Jesus. Love cares more for others than for self. 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