Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And he answering said, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy strength, and with all thy mind; and thy neighbour as thyself.
honour thy father and thy mother: and, thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself."
loves others hath fulfilled the law. for this, "thou shalt not commit adultery, thou shalt not kill, thou shalt not steal, thou shalt not bear false witness, thou shalt not covet;" and whatever social precept there be, it is reduced to this single head,
for, brethren, you have been called to liberty. only abuse not this freedom as a pretext to vice, but in offices of love be as servants one to another.
If, agreeably to the scriptures, you observe that royal law, "thou shalt love thy neighbour as thy self," you do well.
1 John 3:18
my dear children, let not our love be only in the language of our lips, but in the real effects of the heart.