Now I beseech you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that you all speak the same thing, and that there be no divisions among you; but that you be perfectly joined together in the same mind and in the same judgment.
Be of the same mind one toward another. Mind not high things, but condescend to men of low estate. Be not wise in your own conceits.
For first of all, when you come together in the church, I hear that there be divisions among you; and I partly believe it.
Only let your manner of life be as it becomes the gospel of Christ: that whether I come and see you, or else be absent, I may hear of your affairs, that you stand fast in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel;
I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable unto God, which is your reasonable service.
I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that you walk worthy of the vocation by which you are called,
Finally, be all of one mind, having compassion one with another, love as brethren, be tender hearted, be courteous:
[A song of ascents. Of David.] Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!
And I will give them one heart, and one way, that they may fear me forever, for the good of them, and of their children after them:
No man puts a piece of new cloth onto an old garment, for that which is put on to fill it up takes from the garment, and the tear is made worse.
No man also sews a piece of new cloth on an old garment: else the new piece that filled it up tears away from the old, and the tear is made worse.
So there was a division among the people because of him.
Therefore said some of the Pharisees, This man is not of God, because he keeps not the sabbath day. Others said, How can a man that is a sinner do such miracles? And there was a division among them.
There was a division therefore again among the Jews for these sayings.
A new commandment I give unto you, That you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another.
I in them, and you in me, that they may be made perfect in one; and that the world may know that you have sent me, and have loved them, as you have loved me.
And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and of one soul: neither said any of them that any of the things which he possessed was his own; but they had all things common.
Now the God of patience and consolation grant you to be like minded one toward another according to Christ Jesus:
Now I beseech you, brethren, for the Lord Jesus Christ's sake, and for the love of the Spirit, that you strive together with me in your prayers to God for me;
Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them who cause divisions and offenses contrary to the doctrine which you have learned; and avoid them.
That there should be no schism in the body; but that the members should have the same care one for another.
Now then we are ambassadors for Christ, as though God did beseech you by us: we pray you on Christ's behalf, be reconciled to God.
We then, as workers together with him, beseech you also that you receive not the grace of God in vain.
Now I Paul myself beseech you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ, who in presence am humble among you, but being absent am bold toward you:
Finally, brethren, farewell. Be restored, be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace; and the God of love and peace shall be with you.
Brethren, I beseech you, be as I am; for I am as you are: you have not injured me at all.
Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamor, and evil speaking, be put away from you, with all malice:
If there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affections and mercies,
Nevertheless, to what we have already attained, let us walk by the same rule, let us mind the same thing.
Furthermore then we beseech you, brethren, and exhort you by the Lord Jesus, that as you have received of us how you ought to walk and to please God, so you would abound more and more.
And to esteem them very highly in love for their work's sake. And be at peace among yourselves.
Now we beseech you, brethren, by the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ, and by our gathering together unto him,
I charge you before God, and the Lord Jesus Christ, and the elect angels, that you observe these things without preferring one before another, doing nothing by partiality.
Who is a wise man and endued with knowledge among you? let him show out of a good life his works with meekness of wisdom.