Brethren, if any man be fallen by chance into any fault, ye which are spiritual, help to amend him, in the spirit of meekness; considering thyself, lest thou also be tempted.
and see that ye have straight steps unto your feet, lest any halting turn out of the way: yea, let it rather be healed.
But he that is spiritual discusseth all things: yet he himself is judged of no man.
We which are strong ought to bear the frailness of them which are weak, and not to stand in our own conceits.
What will ye? Shall I come unto you with a rod, or else in love, and in the spirit of meekness?
and one that can suffer the evil in meekness, and can inform them that resist - if that God at any time will give them repentance for to know the truth -
And Noah, being a husbandman, went forth and planted a vineyard,
And when he was come nigh for to enter into Egypt, he said unto Sarai his wife, "Behold, I know that thou art a fair woman to look upon.
And Moses and Aaron gathered the congregation together before the rock, and he said unto them, "Hear, ye rebellious, must we fetch you water out of this rock?"
And it chanced in an evening that David arose from his couch and walked upon the roof of the king's palace; and from the roof saw a very beautiful woman washing herself. And he sent to enquire what woman it should be.
Behold, thou hast been a teacher of many, and hast comforted the weary hands.
And therefore strengthen the weak hands, and comfort the feeble knees.
Such as be lost, will I seek; such as go astray, will I bring again; such as be wounded, will I bind up; such as be weak, will I make strong; such as be fat and well liking, those will I preserve and feed them with the thing that is lawful.
Go and learn, what that meaneth: 'I have pleasure in mercy, and not in offering.' For I am not come to call the righteous, but the sinners to repentance."
Take my yoke on you, and learn of me; for I am meek, and lowly of heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.
How think ye? If a man have a hundred sheep, and one of them should be gone astray, doth he not leave ninety and nine in the mountains, and go and seek that one which is gone astray?
Peter sat without in the palace, and a damsel came to him, saying, "Thou also wast with Jesus of Galilee."
And Peter remembered the words of Jesus, which he said unto him, "Before the cock crow, thou shalt deny me thrice": and went out at the doors and wept bitterly.
"What man of you having a hundred sheep, if he lose one of them doth not leave ninety and nine in the wilderness, and go after that which is lost, until he find him?
But his father said to his servants, 'Bring forth that best garment, and put it on him, and put a ring on his hand, and shoes on his feet.
Him that is weak in the faith, receive unto you not in disputing and troubling his conscience. ]
And I could not speak unto you brethren as unto spiritual: but as unto carnal, even as it were unto babes in Christ.
Withdraw not yourselves one from another except it be with consent for a time, for to give yourselves to fasting and prayer, and afterward come again to the same thing, lest Satan tempt you for your incontinency.
If any man think himself a prophet, either spiritual: let him understand what things I write unto you. For they are the commandments of the Lord.
So that now contrariwise ye ought to forgive him and comfort him: lest that same person should be swallowed up with overmuch heaviness.
I Paul myself beseech you by the meekness and softness of Christ, which when I am present among you, am of no reputation, but am bold toward you being absent.
And when Peter was come to Antioch, I withstood him in the face, for he was worthy to be blamed.
Remember them that are in bonds, even as though ye were bound with them. Be mindful of them which are in adversity, as ye which are yet in your bodies.
For in many things we sin all. If a man sin not in word, the same is a perfect man and able to tame all the body.
If any man be wise and endued with learning among you, let him show the works of his good conversation in meekness that is coupled with wisdom.
Brethren if any of you err from the truth, and another convert him,
but sanctify the Lord God in your hearts. Be ready always to give an answer to every man that asketh you a reason of the hope that is in you, and that with meekness and fear:
If any man see his brother sin a sin that is not to death, let him ask, and he shall give him life for them that sin not unto death. There is a sin unto death, for which say I not that a man should pray.
And have compassion on some, separating them: