Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, how can he love God whom he hath not seen?

Bible References

A man

1 John 2:4
Whoever says, "I know him," but does not obey his commands, is a liar, and there is no truth in his heart;
1 John 3:17
But if someone who is rich sees his brother in need and closes his heart against him, how can he have any love for God in his heart?

Not

1 John 4:12
No one has ever seen God; yet if we love one another, God keeps in union with us and love for him attains perfection in our hearts.

General references

Matthew 22:40
These two commands sum up the whole of the Law and the Prophets."
Matthew 25:42
For when I was hungry, you gave me nothing to eat, and when I was thirsty you gave me nothing to drink,
John 13:35
By this they will all know that you are my disciples??y your love for one another."
John 14:15
"If you really love me, you will observe my commands.
Hebrews 13:1
Your love for the brotherhood must continue.