"A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another, even as I have loved you, that you also love one another.
'You shall not take vengeance, nor bear any grudge against the sons of your people, but you shall love your neighbor as yourself; I am the LORD.
and walk in love, just as Christ also loved you and gave Himself up for us, an offering and a sacrifice to God as a fragrant aroma.
Since you have in obedience to the truth purified your souls for a sincere love of the brethren, fervently love one another from the heart,
"This I command you, that you love one another.
Beloved, I am not writing a new commandment to you, but an old commandment which you have had from the beginning; the old commandment is the word which you have heard.
This is His commandment, that we believe in the name of His Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, just as He commanded us.
Now I ask you, lady, not as though I were writing to you a new commandment, but the one which we have had from the beginning, that we love one another.
that they may all be one; even as You, Father, are in Me and I in You, that they also may be in Us, so that the world may believe that You sent Me.
And if one member suffers, all the members suffer with it; if one member is honored, all the members rejoice with it.
For you were called to freedom, brethren; only do not turn your freedom into an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.
and may the Lord cause you to increase and abound in love for one another, and for all people, just as we also do for you;
For this is the message which you have heard from the beginning, that we should love one another;
'The stranger who resides with you shall be to you as the native among you, and you shall love him as yourself, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt; I am the LORD your God.
As for the saints who are in the earth, They are the majestic ones in whom is all my delight.
"This is My commandment, that you love one another, just as I have loved you.
Love is patient, love is kind and is not jealous; love does not brag and is not arrogant,
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision means anything, but faith working through love.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
So then, while we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, and especially to those who are of the household of the faith.
Therefore if there is any encouragement in Christ, if there is any consolation of love, if there is any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affection and compassion,
since we heard of your faith in Christ Jesus and the love which you have for all the saints;
So, as those who have been chosen of God, holy and beloved, put on a heart of compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience;
Now as to the love of the brethren, you have no need for anyone to write to you, for you yourselves are taught by God to love one another;
We ought always to give thanks to God for you, brethren, as is only fitting, because your faith is greatly enlarged, and the love of each one of you toward one another grows ever greater;
If, however, you are fulfilling the royal law according to the Scripture, "YOU SHALL LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR AS YOURSELF," you are doing well.
To sum up, all of you be harmonious, sympathetic, brotherly, kindhearted, and humble in spirit;
We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brethren. He who does not love abides in death.
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.
And this commandment we have from Him, that the one who loves God should love his brother also.
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
That ye love
- John 15:12
- John 17:21
- Leviticus 19:18
- Psalm 16:3
- Psalm 119:63
- Romans 12:10
- 1 Corinthians 12:26
- 1 Corinthians 13:4
- Galatians 5:6
- Galatians 6:10
- Ephesians 5:2
- Philippians 2:1
- Colossians 1:4
- Colossians 3:12
- 1 Thessalonians 3:12
- 1 Thessalonians 4:9
- 2 Thessalonians 1:3
- Hebrews 13:1
- James 2:8
- 1 Peter 1:22
- 1 Peter 3:8
- 2 Peter 1:7
- 1 John 4:7
- 1 John 5:1