Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Let love be without dissimulation. Abhor that which is evil; cleave to that which is good.
2 Samuel 20:9
Joab said to Amasa, "How are you, my brother?" With his right hand Joab took hold of Amasa's beard as if to greet him with a kiss.
His words are as smooth as butter, but he harbors animosity in his heart. His words seem softer than oil, but they are really like sharp swords.
When he speaks graciously, do not believe him, for there are seven abominations within him.
They come to you in crowds, and they sit in front of you as my people. They hear your words, but do not obey them. For they talk lustfully, and their heart is set on their own advantage.
Immediately he went up to Jesus and said, "Greetings, Rabbi," and kissed him.
(Now Judas said this not because he was concerned about the poor, but because he was a thief. As keeper of the money box, he used to steal what was put into it.)
2 Corinthians 6:6
by purity, by knowledge, by patience, by benevolence, by the Holy Spirit, by genuine love,
2 Corinthians 8:8
I am not saying this as a command, but I am testing the genuineness of your love by comparison with the eagerness of others.
1 Thessalonians 2:3
For the appeal we make does not come from error or impurity or with deceit,
1 Timothy 1:5
But the aim of our instruction is love that comes from a pure heart, a good conscience, and a sincere faith.
If a brother or sister is poorly clothed and lacks daily food,
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 4:8
Above all keep your love for one another fervent, because love covers a multitude of sins.
1 John 3:18
Little children, let us not love with word or with tongue but in deed and truth.
Turn away from evil and do what is right! Strive for peace and promote it!
He plans ways to sin while he lies in bed; he is committed to a sinful lifestyle; he does not reject what is evil.
You love justice and hate evil. For this reason God, your God has anointed you with the oil of joy, elevating you above your companions.
You who love the Lord, hate evil! He protects the lives of his faithful followers; he delivers them from the power of the wicked.
I will not even consider doing what is dishonest. I hate doing evil; I will have no part of it.
Your precepts give me discernment. Therefore I hate all deceitful actions.
The fear of the Lord is to hate evil; I hate arrogant pride and the evil way and perverse utterances.
Hate what is wrong, love what is right! Promote justice at the city gate! Maybe the Lord, the God who commands armies, will have mercy on those who are left from Joseph.
You have loved righteousness and hated lawlessness. So God, your God, has anointed you over your companions with the oil of rejoicing."
But you who remained faithful to the Lord your God are still alive to this very day, every one of you.
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.