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
because this is the message which ye heard from the beginning, that we should love one another;
Acts 17:19
And, laying hold of him, they led him upon Mars Hill, saying, "May we know what this new teaching is, that is being spoken by you!
2 John 1:5
And now I beseech you, lady, not as writing a new commandment to you, but that which we had from the beginning, that we love one another.


Matthew 5:43
"Ye heard that it was said, 'You shall love your neighbor, and hate your enemy;'
Matthew 22:37
And He said to him, "You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.
Mark 12:29
Jesus answered, "The first is, 'Hear, O Israel; the Lord is our God, the Lord is One;
Romans 13:8
Owe no one anything, but to love one another; for he that loves another has fulfilled the law.
Galatians 5:13
For ye were called to freedom, brethren; only use not your freedom for an occasion to the flesh, but through love serve one another;
James 2:8
If, however, ye fulfill the royal law according to the Scripture, "You shall love your neighbor as yourself," ye do well;

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John 15:12
This is My commandment, that ye love one another, even as I loved you.