Having therefore purified your souls by obedience to the truth, through the Spirit, to brotherly love unfeigned, love one another with a pure heart fervently:
Draw near to God, and He will draw near to you: cleanse your hands, O sinners, and purify your hearts, ye double minded.
A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; ---as I have loved you, that ye also love one another: for by this shall all men know that ye are my disciples,
but to those who are contentious, and obey not the truth, but obey unrighteousness, indignation and wrath.
Let love be unfeigned. Abhor that which is evil, cleave to that which is good;
so do, and acquaint them that the end of that charge is charity, out of a pure heart, and a good conscience, and faith unfeigned:
Give due honor to all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king.
Finally, my beloved, be unanimous, be sympathizing, love as brethren, be compassionate, be courteous:
These commands I give you, that ye should love one another.
And for their sakes I sanctify myself, that they also may be sanctified through the truth.
And the word of God increased; and the number of the disciples in Jerusalem was greatly multiplied; and a great number of the priests became obedient to the faith.
by whom we have received grace and apostleship to preach the obedience of faith for his name's sake, to all nations;
God forbid! Know ye not, that to whom ye present yourselves servants to obedience, his servants ye are whom ye obey? either of sin unto death, or of obedience unto righteousness?
for if ye live after the flesh, ye shall die; but if by the Spirit ye mortify the deeds of the body, ye shall live.
by purity, by knowledge, by long-suffering, by kindness, by the holy Spirit,
O senseless Galatians, who hath so bewitched you, that ye should not obey the truth? you, before whose eyes Jesus Christ hath been evidently set forth as crucified.
endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace: for there is but one body and one Spirit,
And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all discernment;
and the Lord make you to increase and abound in love to one another, and to all men, as we do towards you:
He therefore who rejecteth us, rejecteth not man, but God; who hath given us his holy Spirit.
We ought always to give thanks to God on your account, my brethren, as it is fit; because your faith increaseth greatly, and the love of every one of you towards each other aboundeth:
But we ought always to give thanks to God for you, brethren beloved of the Lord; because God hath from the beginning chosen you to salvation, through sanctification of the Spirit, and belief of the truth:
As I exhorted thee to stay at Ephesus, when I went into Macedonia, that thou mightest charge certain persons not to teach other doctrine,
Let no one have cause to despise thy youth; but he thou an example to believers in word, in conversation, in charity, in spirit, in faith, in purity.
the elder women as mothers, the younger as sisters, with all purity.
For God is not unjust to forget your work and labor of love, which ye have shewn to his name, by having ministred to the saints, and yet ministring.
how much more shall the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself spotless to God, purify your conscience from dead works, that ye may serve the living God?
By faith Abraham when called to go out to a place which he was afterwards to receive for an inheritance obeyed: and went out, though he knew not whither he was going.
If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food;
Ye women likewise, be subject to your own husbands, that if any believe not the word, they may yet without the word be gained over by the deportment of the wives,
having above all things fervent love to each other; for love will cover a multitude of sins.
For the time is coming when judgement is to begin at the house of God: and if at us first, what will be the end of those that obey not the gospel of God?
and to piety brotherly affection; and to brotherly affection charity.
for this is the injunction which ye heard from the beginning, that we should love one another: not as Cain who was of the evil one, and slew his brother;
since we know that we have passed from death to life, because we love the brethren: he, that loveth not his brother, remaineth in death.
And this is his commandment, that we should believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as He hath given us a charge to do.
Beloved, let us love one another: for love is from God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God.
No one hath ever seen God: but if we love one another, God dwelleth in us and his love is perfected in us.
I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for how can he, that loveth not his brother, whom he hath seen, love God whom he hath not seen?
Yet I have somewhat against thee; for thou hast left thy first love.