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Kindly

John 13:34
"I give you a new commandment -- to love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another.
John 15:17
This I command you -- to love one another.
John 17:21
that they will all be one, just as you, Father, are in me and I am in you. I pray that they will be in us, so that the world will believe that you sent me.
Acts 4:32
The group of those who believed were of one heart and mind, and no one said that any of his possessions was his own, but everything was held in common.
Galatians 5:6
For in Christ Jesus neither circumcision nor uncircumcision carries any weight -- the only thing that matters is faith working through love.
Ephesians 4:1
I, therefore, the prisoner for the Lord, urge you to live worthily of the calling with which you have been called,
Colossians 1:4
since we heard about your faith in Christ Jesus and the love that you have for all the saints.
1 Thessalonians 4:9
Now on the topic of brotherly love you have no need for anyone to write you, for you yourselves are taught by God to love one another.
2 Thessalonians 1:3
We ought to thank God always for you, brothers and sisters, and rightly so, because your faith flourishes more and more and the love of each one of you all for one another is ever greater.
Hebrews 13:1
Brotherly love must continue.
1 Peter 1:22
You have purified your souls by obeying the truth in order to show sincere mutual love. So love one another earnestly from a pure heart.
1 Peter 2:17
Honor all people, love the family of believers, fear God, honor the king.
1 Peter 3:8
Finally, all of you be harmonious, sympathetic, affectionate, compassionate, and humble.
2 Peter 1:7
to godliness, brotherly affection; to brotherly affection, unselfish love.
1 John 2:9
The one who says he is in the light but still hates his fellow Christian is still in the darkness.
1 John 3:10
By this the children of God and the children of the devil are revealed: Everyone who does not practice righteousness -- the one who does not love his fellow Christian -- is not of God.
1 John 4:11
Dear friends, if God so loved us, then we also ought to love one another.
1 John 5:1
Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been fathered by God, and everyone who loves the father loves the child fathered by him.

With brotherly love

Job 1:4
Now his sons used to go and hold a feast in the house of each one in turn, and they would send and invite their three sisters to eat and to drink with them.
Psalm 133:1
A song of ascents, by David. Look! How good and how pleasant it is when brothers live together!

In honour

Genesis 13:9
Is not the whole land before you? Separate yourself now from me. If you go to the left, then I'll go to the right, but if you go to the right, then I'll go to the left."
Matthew 20:26
It must not be this way among you! Instead whoever wants to be great among you must be your servant,
Luke 14:10
But when you are invited, go and take the least important place, so that when your host approaches he will say to you, 'Friend, move up here to a better place.' Then you will be honored in the presence of all who share the meal with you.
Philippians 2:3
Instead of being motivated by selfish ambition or vanity, each of you should, in humility, be moved to treat one another as more important than yourself.
1 Peter 5:5
In the same way, you who are younger, be subject to the elders. And all of you, clothe yourselves with humility toward one another, because God opposes the proud but gives grace to the humble.

General references

Exodus 18:9
Jethro rejoiced because of all the good that the Lord had done for Israel, whom he had delivered from the hand of Egypt.
Matthew 23:6
They love the place of honor at banquets and the best seats in the synagogues
Luke 9:46
Now an argument started among the disciples as to which of them might be the greatest.
Luke 22:24
A dispute also started among them over which of them was to be regarded as the greatest.
John 15:12
My commandment is this -- to love one another just as I have loved you.
Hebrews 13:1
Brotherly love must continue.
1 John 4:21
And the commandment we have from him is this: that the one who loves God should love his fellow Christian too.

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