Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
But speaking the truth in love, may grow up into him in all things, which is the head, even Christ:
Speaking the truth
Therefore, having laid aside falsehood, each one of you speak the truth with his neighbor, for we are members of one another.
These are the things you must do: Speak the truth, each of you, to one another. Practice true and righteous judgment in your courts.
2 Corinthians 4:2
But we have rejected shameful hidden deeds, not behaving with deceptiveness or distorting the word of God, but by open proclamation of the truth we commend ourselves to everyone's conscience before God.
2 Corinthians 8:8
I am not saying this as a command, but I am testing the genuineness of your love by comparison with the eagerness of others.
Speaking the truth
She said to him, "How can you say, 'I love you,' when you will not share your secret with me? Three times you have deceived me and have not told me what makes you so strong."
How blessed is the one whose wrongdoing the Lord does not punish, in whose spirit there is no deceit.
Jesus saw Nathanael coming toward him and exclaimed, "Look, a true Israelite in whom there is no deceit!"
Love must be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil, cling to what is good.
If a brother or sister is poorly clothed and lacks daily food,
1 Peter 1:22
You have purified your souls by obeying the truth in order to show sincere mutual love. So love one another earnestly from a pure heart.
1 John 3:18
Little children, let us not love with word or with tongue but in deed and truth.
In him the whole building, being joined together, grows into a holy temple in the Lord,
I will be like the dew to Israel; he will blossom like a lily, he will send down his roots like a cedar of Lebanon.
But for you who respect my name, the sun of vindication will rise with healing wings, and you will skip about like calves released from the stall.
1 Peter 2:2
And yearn like newborn infants for pure, spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up to salvation,
2 Peter 3:18
But grow in the grace and knowledge of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. To him be the honor both now and on that eternal day.