Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Bible References


John 13:34
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."
John 15:17
Above all I enjoin you, to love one another.
John 17:21
that they all may be one, as thou, father, art in me, and I in thee; that they also may be one in us: that the world may believe that thou hast sent me.
Acts 4:32
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.
Galatians 5:6
for in the christian-dispensation, neither circumcision avails any thing, nor uncircumcision, but an active benevolent faith.
Ephesians 4:1
I therefore the prisoner for the Lord, beseech you to live suitably to the offers that have been made to you:
Colossians 1:4
having heard of your faith in Christ Jesus, and of the affection you have to all christians;
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.
Hebrews 13:1
Let brotherly love still reign.
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.
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 4:11
beloved, if God so loved us, we ought to love one another.
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.

In honour

Matthew 20:26
but it must not be so among you: on the contrary, whoever would rise among you, let him be your minister.
Luke 14:10
but when you are invited, go place your self last; that he, who invited you, when he comes, may say to you, friend, go up higher: and that will do you honour before all the company at table.
Philippians 2:3
Do nothing out of a spirit of contention, or for vain-glory, but modestly look upon others as if they were better than yourselves.
1 Peter 5:5
As for you that are young, be you submissive to those of a more advanc'd age: and do you all of you pay a becoming deference to one another: be cloak'd with humility, for " God opposes the proud, and shows favour to the humble."

General references

Matthew 23:6
they affect the uppermost place at feasts, the principal chair in the synagogues,
Luke 9:46
At length they enter'd into a debate, which of them should be the greatest.
Luke 22:24
Now there had been a dispute among the disciples, which of them should be accounted the greatest.
John 15:12
this is my commandment, that ye love one another, as I have loved you.
Hebrews 13:1
Let brotherly love still reign.
1 John 4:21
besides, 'tis a commandment we have receiv'd from him, that he who would love God, must love his brother also.