Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Brethren, I write no new commandment unto you, but an old commandment which ye had from the beginning. The old commandment is the word which ye have heard from the beginning.

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I write

1 John 3:11
for this is the doctrine that you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another.
Acts 17:19
One day they conducted him to the Areopagus, and said to him, may we know what this new doctrine is, which you publish?
2 John 1:5
and now, my lady, I beg our love may be mutual, since what I write, is no new prescription, but what was originally enjoin'd.


Matthew 5:43
You have heard that it hath been said, "you shall love your neighbour, and hate your enemy:"
Matthew 22:37
Jesus said to him, "thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind."
Mark 12:29
Jesus answer'd him, the first of all the commandments is thus deliver'd, "hear, o Israel, the lord our God is the only lord.
Romans 13:8
Owe no man any thing, but mutual love: for he that
Galatians 5:13
for, brethren, you have been called to liberty. only abuse not this freedom as a pretext to vice, but in offices of love be as servants one to another.
James 2:8
If, agreeably to the scriptures, you observe that royal law, "thou shalt love thy neighbour as thy self," you do well.

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John 15:12
this is my commandment, that ye love one another, as I have loved you.