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1 Corinthians 13:8

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 8 Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they shall fail; where there are tongues, they shall cease; where there is knowledge, it shall vanish away.3

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3 Paul's definition of love is one of the most beautiful passages in the entire Bible, as well as one of the most instructive. Without diminishing Paul's wonderful words, I add one small other definition of love that comes from Eastern religion: "love is giving with no expectation of return."