Brethren, even if anyone is caught in any trespass, you who are spiritual, restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness; each one looking to yourself, so that you too will not be tempted.
and make straight paths for your feet, so that the limb which is lame may not be put out of joint, but rather be healed.
But he who is spiritual appraises all things, yet he himself is appraised by no one.
Now we who are strong ought to bear the weaknesses of those without strength and not just please ourselves.
What do you desire? Shall I come to you with a rod, or with love and a spirit of gentleness?
Yet do not regard him as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.
with gentleness correcting those who are in opposition, if perhaps God may grant them repentance leading to the knowledge of the truth,
Then Noah began farming and planted a vineyard.
It came about when he came near to Egypt, that he said to Sarai his wife, "See now, I know that you are a beautiful woman;
and Moses and Aaron gathered the assembly before the rock. And he said to them, "Listen now, you rebels; shall we bring forth water for you out of this rock?"
Now when evening came David arose from his bed and walked around on the roof of the king's house, and from the roof he saw a woman bathing; and the woman was very beautiful in appearance.
"Behold you have admonished many, And you have strengthened weak hands.
Encourage the exhausted, and strengthen the feeble.
"I will seek the lost, bring back the scattered, bind up the broken and strengthen the sick; but the fat and the strong I will destroy I will feed them with judgment.
"But go and learn what this means: 'I DESIRE COMPASSION, AND NOT SACRIFICE,' for I did not come to call the righteous, but sinners."
"Take My yoke upon you and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and YOU WILL FIND REST FOR YOUR SOULS.
"What do you think? If any man has a hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountains and go and search for the one that is straying?
Now Peter was sitting outside in the courtyard, and a servant-girl came to him and said, "You too were with Jesus the Galilean."
And Peter remembered the word which Jesus had said, "Before a rooster crows, you will deny Me three times." And he went out and wept bitterly.
"What man among you, if he has a hundred sheep and has lost one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the open pasture and go after the one which is lost until he finds it?
"But the father said to his slaves, 'Quickly bring out the best robe and put it on him, and put a ring on his hand and sandals on his feet;
For the mind set on the flesh is death, but the mind set on the Spirit is life and peace,
Now accept the one who is weak in faith, but not for the purpose of passing judgment on his opinions.
And I, brethren, could not speak to you as to spiritual men, but as to men of flesh, as to infants in Christ.
Stop depriving one another, except by agreement for a time, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer, and come together again so that Satan will not tempt you because of your lack of self-control.
Therefore let him who thinks he stands take heed that he does not fall.
If anyone thinks he is a prophet or spiritual, let him recognize that the things which I write to you are the Lord's commandment.
so that on the contrary you should rather forgive and comfort him, otherwise such a one might be overwhelmed by excessive sorrow.
Now I, Paul, myself urge you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ--I who am meek when face to face with you, but bold toward you when absent!
But when Cephas came to Antioch, I opposed him to his face, because he stood condemned.
gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.
Remember the prisoners, as though in prison with them, and those who are ill-treated, since you yourselves also are in the body.
For we all stumble in many ways If anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able to bridle the whole body as well.
Who among you is wise and understanding? Let him show by his good behavior his deeds in the gentleness of wisdom.
My brethren, if any among you strays from the truth and one turns him back,
but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet with gentleness and reverence;
If anyone sees his brother committing a sin not leading to death, he shall ask and God will for him give life to those who commit sin not leading to death There is a sin leading to death; I do not say that he should make request for this.
And have mercy on some, who are doubting;