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Henry Drummond, a seminal New Thought writer

Serving New Thought is pleased to present

Henry Drummond's

The Greatest Thing in the World

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1 Corinthians 13 - The Greatest Thing in the World - The Contrast - The Analysis - The Defense - Contents -

Chapter 4 - The Defense - p. 48


Now I have a closing sentence or two to add about Paul's reason for singling out love as the supreme possession. It is a very remarkable reason. In a single word it is this: it lasts. "Love," urges Paul, "never faileth." Then he begins again one of his marvellous lists of the great things of the day, and exposes them one by one. He runs over the things that men thought were going to last, and shows that they are all fleeting, temporary, passing away.

"Whether there be prophecies, they shall fail." It was the mother's ambition for her boy in those days that he should become a prophet.

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