Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
For whosoever shall do the will of my Father which is in heaven, the same is my brother, and sister, and mother.
So then, you will recognize them by their fruit.
While he was still speaking, a bright cloud overshadowed them, and a voice from the cloud said, "This is my one dear Son, in whom I take great delight. Listen to him!"
For whoever does the will of God is my brother and sister and mother."
But he replied to them, "My mother and my brothers are those who hear the word of God and do it."
As he said these things, a woman in the crowd spoke out to him, "Blessed is the womb that bore you and the breasts at which you nursed!"
Jesus replied, "This is the deed God requires -- to believe in the one whom he sent."
You are my friends if you do what I command you.
Moses said, 'The Lord your God will raise up for you a prophet like me from among your brothers. You must obey him in everything he tells you.
Then he brought them outside and asked, "Sirs, what must I do to be saved?"
Therefore, although God has overlooked such times of ignorance, he now commands all people everywhere to repent,
but I declared to those in Damascus first, and then to those in Jerusalem and in all Judea, and to the Gentiles, that they should repent and turn to God, performing deeds consistent with repentance.
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision carries any weight -- the only thing that matters is faith working through love.
For neither circumcision nor uncircumcision counts for anything; the only thing that matters is a new creation!
Here there is neither Greek nor Jew, circumcised or uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave or free, but Christ is all and in all.
And by being perfected in this way, he became the source of eternal salvation to all who obey him,
So put away all filth and evil excess and humbly welcome the message implanted within you, which is able to save your souls.
1 Peter 4:2
in that he spends the rest of his time on earth concerned about the will of God and not human desires.
1 John 2:17
And the world is passing away with all its desires, but the person who does the will of God remains forever.
1 John 3:23
Now this is his commandment: that we believe in the name of his Son Jesus Christ and love one another, just as he gave us the commandment.
Blessed are those who wash their robes so they can have access to the tree of life and can enter into the city by the gates.
And the king will answer them, 'I tell you the truth, just as you did it for one of the least of these brothers or sisters of mine, you did it for me.'
Then Jesus said to them, "Do not be afraid. Go and tell my brothers to go to Galilee. They will see me there."
I will declare your name to my countrymen! In the middle of the assembly I will praise you!
Jesus replied, "Do not touch me, for I have not yet ascended to my Father. Go to my brothers and tell them, 'I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.'"
because those whom he foreknew he also predestined to be conformed to the image of his Son, that his Son would be the firstborn among many brothers and sisters.
For indeed he who makes holy and those being made holy all have the same origin, and so he is not ashamed to call them brothers and sisters,
Song of Songs 4:9
You have stolen my heart, my sister, my bride! You have stolen my heart with one glance of your eyes, with one jewel of your necklace.
Song of Songs 5:1
The Lover to His Beloved: I have entered my garden, O my sister, my bride; I have gathered my myrrh with my balsam spice. I have eaten my honeycomb and my honey; I have drunk my wine and my milk! The Poet to the Couple: Eat, friends, and drink! Drink freely, O lovers!
1 Corinthians 9:5
Do we not have the right to the company of a believing wife, like the other apostles and the Lord's brothers and Cephas?
2 Corinthians 11:2
For I am jealous for you with godly jealousy, because I promised you in marriage to one husband, to present you as a pure virgin to Christ.
Husbands, love your wives just as Christ loved the church and gave himself for her
So when Jesus saw his mother and the disciple whom he loved standing there, he said to his mother, "Woman, look, here is your son!"
1 Timothy 5:2
older women as mothers, and younger women as sisters -- with complete purity.