Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, longsuffering;
in the remission of their sins, through the tender mercy of our God, whereby the day-spring hath visited us from on high,
Now in those days an edict was published by Augustus Cesar, that all the world should be enrolled or taxed,
1 John 3:17
But if any one, who hath the good things of the world, seeth his brother in want, and shutteth up his bowels from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him?
Let love be unfeigned. Abhor that which is evil, cleave to that which is good;
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision availeth any thing, nor uncircumcision, but faith which worketh by love.
and with long-suffering forbear one another in love,
if any bowels of compassion, compleat ye my joy, be like-minded, maintaining the same love, with your souls united, in attending to the one thing needful.
1 Thessalonians 5:15
See that no one render evil for evil to any man; but always pursue that which is good, both to each other and to all men.
But the wisdom that is from above first is pure, then peaceable, mild, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality and without hypocrisy.
1 Peter 3:8
Finally, my beloved, be unanimous, be sympathizing, love as brethren, be compassionate, be courteous:
2 Peter 1:5
And to this giving all diligence, add to your faith fortitude;
1 John 3:14
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.