Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
He that loveth his brother abideth in the light, and there is none occasion of stumbling in him.
1 John 3:14
We know that we have passed from death to life, for we love the brethren. He not loving the brother remains in death.
And we shall know, we shall pursue to know Jehovah: as the morning his going forth was prepared; and he shall come as the rain to us, as the latter rain, the early rain of the earth.
Then said Jesus to the Jews having believed him, If ye remain in my word, ye are truly my disciples.
Then let us no more judge one another: but rather judge ye this, not to put a stumble or offence to thy brother.
2 Peter 1:10
Wherefore rather, brethren, be earnest to have your calling and selection made firm: for doing these, ye should not once stumble:
Occasion of stumbling
And has no root in himself, but is for a time; and there being pressure or expulsion for the word, straightly is he offended.
Woe to the world for offences I for there is necessity for offences to come; but woe to that man by whom the offence comes!
And he said to the disciples, It is impossible there come not causes of offence: and woe, through whom they come!
Wherefore? Because not of faith, but as of the works of the law. For they stumbled at the stumblingstone;
For you to try things differing; that ye may be pure and not stumbling to the day of Christ;
But if any walk in the night, he stumbles, for light is not in him.
In this all shall know that ye are disciples to me, if ye have love in one another.
This is my command, That ye love one another, as I loved you.
Let brotherly love remain.