Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
From whom the whole body fitly joined together and compacted by that which every joint supplieth, according to the effectual working in the measure of every part, maketh increase of the body unto the edifying of itself in love.
in order to fit his people for the work of service, for building the body of Christ,
I am the vine, you are the branches. Anyone who remains united to me, with me united to him, will be very fruitful, for you cannot do anything apart from me.
1 Corinthians 12:12
For just as the body is one and yet has many parts, and all the parts of the body, many as they are, form one body, so it is with Christ.
Such people lose their connection with the head, from which the whole body through its ligaments and sinews must be governed and united if it is to grow in the divine way.
for which I became a worker by virtue of the gift of God's mercy which by the exercise of his power he has given me.
1 Thessalonians 2:13
We for our part constantly thank God for another reason too??ecause when you received God's message from our lips, you welcomed it not as the message of men but as the message of God, as it really is, which does its work in the hearts of you believers.
We must lovingly hold to the truth and grow up into perfect union with him who is the head??hrist himself.
Through him he chose us out before the creation of the world, to be consecrated and above reproach in his sight in love.
and through your faith to let Christ in his love make his home in your hearts. Your roots must be deep and your foundations strong,
1 Corinthians 8:1
About food that has been offered to idols, it is true, as you say, that we all have some knowledge on that matter. Knowledge gives people airs; love is what builds up character.
1 Corinthians 13:4
Love is patient and kind. Love is not envious or boastful. It does not put on airs.
1 Corinthians 14:1
You must pursue love, while you are cultivating the spiritual endowments, and especially inspired preaching.
For in union with Christ Jesus, neither circumcision nor the want of it counts for anything, but only faith acting through love.
And it is my prayer that your love may grow richer and richer in knowledge and perfect insight,
that your hearts may be cheered. I want you to be united by love, and to have all the benefit of assured knowledge in coming to know Christ??3 that divine mystery in which all treasures of wisdom and knowledge are to be found.
1 Thessalonians 1:3
for we can never forget before our God and Father your energetic faith, your loving service, and your unwavering expectation of our Lord Jesus Christ.
1 Thessalonians 3:12
May the Lord make your love for one another and for all men wide and full like my love for you,
1 Thessalonians 4:9
You do not need to have anyone write to you about brotherly love, for you have yourselves been taught by God to love one another,
2 Thessalonians 1:3
We always have to thank God for you, brothers, as it is right that we should, because your faith is growing so wonderfully and the love of every one of you for one another is increasing.
1 Timothy 1:5
The aim of your instruction must be love that springs from a pure heart and from a good conscience and from a sincere faith.
1 Peter 1:22
Now that by obeying the truth you have purified your souls for sincere love of the brotherhood, you must love one another intensely and heartily,
1 John 4:16
So we know and believe in the love God has for us. God is love, and whoever continues to love keeps in union with God, and God with him.
For just as there are many parts united in our human bodies, and the parts do not all have the same function,