Since you have in obedience to the truth purified your souls for a sincere love of the brethren, fervently love one another from the heart,
Let love of the brethren continue.
Draw near to God and He will draw near to you. Cleanse your hands, you sinners; and purify your hearts, you double-minded.
A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another.
but to those who are selfishly ambitious and do not obey the truth, but obey unrighteousness, wrath and indignation.
Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil; cling to what is good.
But the goal of our instruction is love from a pure heart and a good conscience and a sincere faith.
Honor all people, love the brotherhood, fear God, honor the king.
To sum up, all of you be harmonious, sympathetic, brotherly, kindhearted, and humble in spirit;
You are already clean because of the word which I have spoken to you.
This I command you, that you love one another.
Sanctify them in the truth; Your word is truth.
For their sakes I sanctify Myself, that they themselves also may be sanctified in truth.
The word of God kept on spreading; and the number of the disciples continued to increase greatly in Jerusalem, and a great many of the priests were becoming obedient to the faith.
and He made no distinction between us and them, cleansing their hearts by faith.
through whom we have received grace and apostleship to bring about the obedience of faith among all the Gentiles for His name’s sake,
Do you not know that when you present yourselves to someone as slaves for obedience, you are slaves of the one whom you obey, either of sin resulting in death, or of obedience resulting in righteousness?
for if you are living according to the flesh, you must die; but if by the Spirit you are putting to death the deeds of the body, you will live.
in purity, in knowledge, in patience, in kindness, in the Holy Spirit, in genuine love,
You foolish Galatians, who has bewitched you, before whose eyes Jesus Christ was publicly portrayed as crucified?
For we through the Spirit, by faith, are waiting for the hope of righteousness.
You were running well; who hindered you from obeying the truth?
being diligent to preserve the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
And this I pray, that your love may abound still more and more in real knowledge and all discernment,
and may the Lord cause you to increase and abound in love for one another, and for all people, just as we also do for you;
So, he who rejects this is not rejecting man but the God who gives His Holy Spirit to you.
We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brethren, as is only fitting, because your faith is greatly enlarged, and the love of each one of you toward one another grows ever greater;
But we should always give thanks to God for you, brethren beloved by the Lord, because God has chosen you from the beginning for salvation through sanctification by the Spirit and faith in the truth.
As I urged you upon my departure for Macedonia, remain on at Ephesus so that you may instruct certain men not to teach strange doctrines,
Let no one look down on your youthfulness, but rather in speech, conduct, love, faith and purity, show yourself an example of those who believe.
the older women as mothers, and the younger women as sisters, in all purity.
Guard, through the Holy Spirit who dwells in us, the treasure which has been entrusted to you.
And having been made perfect, He became to all those who obey Him the source of eternal salvation,
For God is not unjust so as to forget your work and the love which you have shown toward His name, in having ministered and in still ministering to the saints.
how much more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered Himself without blemish to God, cleanse your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?
By faith Abraham, when he was called, obeyed by going out to a place which he was to receive for an inheritance; and he went out, not knowing where he was going.
If a brother or sister is without clothing and in need of daily food,
In the same way, you wives, be submissive to your own husbands so that even if any of them are disobedient to the word, they may be won without a word by the behavior of their wives,
Above all, keep fervent in your love for one another, because love covers a multitude of sins.
For it is time for judgment to begin with the household of God; and if it begins with us first, what will be the outcome for those who do not obey the gospel of God?
and in your godliness, brotherly kindness, and in your brotherly kindness, love.
For this is the message which you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another;
We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brethren. He who does not love abides in death.
This is His commandment, that we believe in the name of His Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, just as He commanded us.
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.
No one has seen God at any time; if we love one another, God abides in us, and His love is perfected in us.
If someone says, “I love God,” and hates his brother, he is a liar; for the one who does not love his brother whom he has seen, cannot love God whom he has not seen.
But I have this against you, that you have left your first love.