Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Let brotherly love continue.
- Ephesians 4:3
- Ephesians 5:2
- Philippians 2:1
- 1 Thessalonians 4:9
- 2 Thessalonians 1:3
- 1 Peter 1:22
- 1 Peter 2:17
- 1 Peter 3:8
for God is too just to his promise not to regard your piety, and the love which you have shewn to the christian religion by the assistance ye have given to the saints, and still continue to give.
and let us animate one another to the mutual returns of love, and kind offices: not abandoning our assemblies,
a new commandment I give unto you, "that ye love one another; that you would have the same love for one another as I have had for you."
Above all I enjoin you, to love one another.
When the day of pentecost was come, they all met together with one accord.
Now the whole body of believers were but one heart, and one soul: no one look'd upon what he possessed, as his own, but every thing was held in common.
Let love be without dissimulation. abhor that which is evil, adhere to that which is good.
for in the christian-dispensation, neither circumcision avails any thing, nor uncircumcision, but an active benevolent faith.
endeavouring to preserve the spiritual union by your affectionate attachment to one another.
for Christ loved us, and for us gave himself an offering and a sacrifice acceptable to God.
If then there be any christian consolation, any charitable relief, any communion of the spirit, if any tenderness of compassion,
1 Thessalonians 4:9
As to brotherly love, I have no occasion to write about it, God himself having instructed you to love one another.
2 Thessalonians 1:3
We are oblig'd, my brethren, to render thanks to God continually upon your account, as it is but just; since your faith still improves, and your mutual love is always increasing.
1 Peter 1:22
You that have purified your souls by the holy spirit, in obeying the gospel, which obliges you to an undisguised benevolence, let your hearts be mutually affected with the most disinterested ardour;
1 Peter 2:17
of God. Be respectful to all, love your brethren, fear God, and honour the king.
1 Peter 3:8
In a word, live all of you in perfect agreement and sympathy, be full of fraternal love, compassion, and affability.
1 Peter 4:8
but above all, let your mutual benevolence be intense, for benevolence cancels a multitude of offences.
2 Peter 1:7
to piety, fraternal affection: and to fraternal affection, universal benevolence.
1 John 2:9
he that says, he is in the light, and yet hates his brother, is still in darkness.
1 John 3:10
In this the children of God are distinguished from the children of the devil: he that does not practise virtue, and fraternal benevolence, is not of God.
1 John 4:7
Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth, is born of God, and knoweth God.
1 John 5:1
Whosoever believeth that Jesus is the Messiah, is born of God: and every one that loves the father, will likewise be affected with love to his son.
2 John 1:5
and now, my lady, I beg our love may be mutual, since what I write, is no new prescription, but what was originally enjoin'd.
nevertheless, I have somewhat against thee, because thou hast left thy first love.