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Love …Hopes All Things… 1 Corinthians 13:7


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As I have studied the “agape” love as it is described in the bible, and specifically here in 1 Corinthians 13, it makes even more sense to me that this love is not based on an emotional response to circumstances, but is a commitment to the welfare of the one I love.  Over and over, the teaching in 1 Corinthians 13 makes it plain that this love is focused on the benefit of another person.  This is especially true of verse 7.  It is like a powerful 4-point summary in the middle of this beautiful description of what the Lord has designed this love to be.  This verse reads:

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