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. 1 Corinthians 2 New Living Translation (NLT) Paul’s Message of Wisdom. 3 1-4 But for right now, friends, I’m completely frustrated by your unspiritual dealings with each other and with God. 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. 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. Love cares more for others than for self. 13 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. 1 Corinthians 13:1-13—Read the Bible online or download free. 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. All our ancestors were led by the providential Cloud and taken miraculously through the Sea. Well, … 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. (13) A summary of love’s permanence: love abides forever. Love never dies. New Living Translation (NLT) Bible Book List. 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 3 I came to you in weakness—timid and trembling. 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. 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 … In the original Greek, the word ἀγάπη agape is used throughout the "Ο ύμνος της αγάπης". Love Is the Greatest. 8-10 Love never dies. Inspired speech will be over some day; praying in tongues will end; understanding will reach its limit. Certainly, that is the that which is perfect spoken of in 1 Corinthians 13:10 as well. 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. 15 1-2 Friends, let me go over the Message with you one final time— this Message that I proclaimed and that you made your own; this Message on which you took your stand and by which your life has been saved. Read verse in New International Version 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 Author and Date. 1 Corinthians 13 New Living Translation << 1 Corinthians 12 | 1 Corinthians 13 | 1 Corinthians 14 >> Love. 3. I include in my greeting all who call out to Jesus, wherever they live. 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil; Read verse in King James Version 1 Corinthians 10 The Message (MSG). 10 1-5 Remember our history, friends, and be warned. 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 King James Version (KJV). 13 If I speak with human eloquence and angelic ecstasy but don’t love, I’m nothing but the creaking of a rusty gate. So, no matter what I say, what I believe, and what I do, I’m bankrupt without love. We don’t yet see things clearly. Paul sums it up: Love never fails. 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. 1-2 Friends, let me go over the Message with you one final time—this Message that I proclaimed and that you made your own; this Message on which you took your stand and by which your life has been saved. And now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love. Takes pleasure in the flowering of truth, Upgrade to Bible Gateway Plus, and access the, The Message, Large Print Premium Leather, Black, NIV and The Message Side-by-Side Bible, Two Bible Versions Together for Study and Comparison, Large Print, The Message, Large Print, Brown Trio Leather-Look, NIV and The Message Side-by-Side Bible: Two Bible Versions Together for Study and Comparison, The Message Gift and Award Bible, Softcover, Black. 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. New Living Translation Update. We’ll see it all then, see it all as clearly as God sees us, knowing him directly just as he knows us! We’re squinting in a fog, peering through a mist. Paul is acknowledged as the author both by the letter itself (1:1-2; 16:21) and by the early church fathers. (I’m assuming, now, that your belief was the real thing and not a passing fancy, that you’re in this for good and holding fast.) 13 1 If I speak with human eloquence and angelic ecstasy but don't love, I'm nothing but the creaking of a rusty gate. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. 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. Love cares more for others than for self. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. 1 Corinthians 13 Love, the Motivation of Our Lives 1 If I were to speak with eloquence in earth’s many languages, and in the heavenly tongues of angels, yet I didn’t express myself with love, my words would be reduced to the hollow sound of nothing more than a clanging cymbal. 1 Corinthians 13 The Message (MSG) The Way of 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. 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. If I give all I possess to the poor and surrender my body to the flames, but have not love, I gain nothing. But it won’t be long before the weather clears and the sun shines bright! Copyright © 1993, 2002, 2018 by Eugene H. Peterson, The Message (MSG). 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 through it. 1 Corinthians 3 The Message (MSG). Font Size. When I grew up, I left those infant ways for good. On that day, Christians will know even as God knows us now. 1 Corinthians 10:13 The Message (MSG). 2 And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing. 1-3 What I want to talk about now is the various ways God’s Spirit gets worked into our lives. And the best of the three is love. 13 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. 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. If I speak with human eloquence and angelic ecstasy but don’t love, I’m nothing but the creaking of a rusty gate. 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 want what it doesn't have. Love. a. 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. Christians may fail to love, as the Corinthians have clearly demonstrated, but God's kind of love will always be effective. 1 Corinthians 13 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. When I grew up, I left those infant ways for good. 3 If I gave everything I have to the poor and even sacrificed my body, I could boast … 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. 13 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. Inspired speech will be over some day; praying in tongues will end; understanding will reach its limit. 1 Corinthians 13. 13 1 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. When I was an infant at my mother’s breast, I gurgled and cooed like any infant. According to the context, it can’t be anything else. 1 Corinthians 16:13-14The Message (MSG) 13-14 Keep your eyes open, hold tight to your convictions, give it all you’ve got, be resolute, and love without stopping. But when the Complete arrives, our incompletes will be canceled. Interlinear Bible © 2011 - 2018 by Biblos.com in cooperation with Helps Ministries Section Headings Courtesy INT Bible © 2012, Used by Permission Bible Hub Takes pleasure in the flowering of truth. 2 And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries, and all knowledge; and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, and have not charity, I am nothing. 1 Corinthians 13 The Message (MSG) The Way of 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. 11 When I was an infant at my mother’s breast, I gurgled and cooed like any infant. And unlike spiritual gifts, which will no longer be needed when Christ comes, love will last forever (1 Corinthians 13:4–8). 1 Corinthians 13:1 Biblia Paralela 1 Corinthians 13:1 Chinese Bible 1 Corinthians 13:1 French Bible 1 Corinthians 13:1 German Bible Alphabetical: a am and angels become but clanging cymbal do gong have I If in love men noisy not of only or resounding speak the tongues with NT Letters: 1 Corinthians 13:1 If I speak with the languages (1 Cor. Love. If I give all I possess to the poor and give over my body to hardship that I may boast, but do not have … (I’m assuming, now, that your belief was the real thing and not a passing fancy, that you’re in this for good and holding fast.) This is complex and often misunderstood, but I want you to be informed and knowledgeable. 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.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.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, … We’re squinting in a fog, peering through a mist. 2 When I first came to you, dear brothers and sisters, [] I didn’t use lofty words and impressive wisdom to tell you God’s secret plan. 13 No test or temptation that comes your way is beyond the course of what others have had to face. The New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures is published by Jehovah’s Witnesses. 1 Corinthians 13:4-7 Love is patient, love is kind. They went through the waters, in a baptism like ours, as Moses led them from enslaving death to salvation life. And the best of the three is love. We’ll see it all then, see it all as clearly as God sees us, knowing him directly just as he knows us! Doesn’t keep score of the sins of others. [] 2 For I decided that while I was with you I would forget everything except Jesus Christ, the one who was crucified. 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002 Eugene H. Peterson by NavPress Publishing. 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 4 Love never gives up. 12 We don’t yet see things clearly. But it won’t be long before the weather clears and the sun shines bright! 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. You’re acting like infants in relation to Christ, capable of nothing much more than nursing at the breast. The Way of Love. 1 Corinthians 13 is the thirteenth chapter of the First Epistle to the Corinthians in the New Testament of the Christian Bible.It is authored by Paul the Apostle and Sosthenes in Ephesus.This chapter covers the subject 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. 1-2 I, Paul, have been called and sent by Jesus, the Messiah, according to God’s plan, along with my friend Sosthenes. We know only a portion of the truth, and what we say about God is always incomplete. 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. 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. 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. But when the Complete arrives, our incompletes will be canceled. His authorship was attested by Clement of Rome as early as a.d. 96, and today practically all NT interpreters concur. 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. 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