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38 Bible Verses about Brothers Love
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In your love for your brothers, show tender affection toward one another. Try to outdo one another in showing respect [for each other].
And this is the [greatest] commandment [See Matt. 2:37-38] we have received from Him: [It requires] that the person who [claims to] love God should also love his brother.
Continue to love [one another] as brothers.
Now you people do not need anyone to write to you about loving [your] brothers, for you yourselves have been taught by God to love one another.
Loved ones, we should have love for one another, because love comes from [the very nature of] God, and every person who [continually] loves [others] has been [spiritually] conceived by God [See 2:29; 3:9], and knows [he is in fellowship with] God.
May there be peace and love, with faith, to the brothers [there] from God the Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.
Show [proper] respect for everyone. Love your [Christian] brothers [and sisters]. Have an awe-inspiring respect for God. Show honor to the king.
[However], the person who loves his brother continues to live in [harmony with] the light [of God's truth], and such a person is not the cause of others stumbling [over his example].
If a person says, "I love God," yet [in reality] hates his brother, he is a liar. For the person who does not love his brother, whom he has seen, cannot [possibly] love God, whom he has never seen.
Here is how we can know what genuine love really is: It was [demonstrated by] Jesus laying down His life [on the cross] for us. And [because of that] we [too] should [be willing to] lay down our lives for [the sake of helping] our brothers [and sisters].
Now whoever has [a sufficient amount of] life's possessions and [then] observes one of his [Christian] brothers who does not have enough to get by on, but does not feel sorry for him [i.e., enough to help him out], surely a love for God does not continue to live in that person's heart.
Finally, brothers, good-bye [or, "be glad"]. Be fully restored [spiritually]. Be comforted [or, "exhort one another"]. Think alike on things. Be at peace among yourselves. And the God of love and peace will be with you.
My brothers, if anyone among you strays away from the truth [of God's inspired message], and someone brings him back [to it],
But He replied to them, "My mother and my brothers are those people who hear God's word and obey it."
Here is how the children of God and the children of the devil can be recognized: All those who do not continue to do what is right do not belong to God. Also, the person who does not continue to love his brother [or sister does not belong to God].
[Since] you have purified your souls by [your] obedience to the truth [i.e., the Gospel message], which produces a genuine love for your brothers, [now] you should have this kind of fervent, heartfelt love for one another.
[For] we [can] know that we have passed out of [the realm of spiritual] death and into [spiritual] life, because we [show] love for the brothers [and sisters]. The person who does not love [them] continues to be [spiritually] dead.
Do not slander one another, brothers, [for] the person who speaks against his brother, or judges him, is [guilty of] speaking against the law [of God]. But when you judge the law, you are not obeying it but acting as its judge.
For I have much joy and encouragement from [observing] your love, because you have cheered the hearts of the saints [i.e., God's holy people], brother.
We ought to thank God for you always, brothers, since it is proper, because your faith is growing so much and the love that every one of you has for each other is increasing more and more.
Now I urge you, brothers, through our Lord Jesus Christ [See 12:1], and through the Holy Spirit's love [in us], that you people join me in fervently praying to God for me
For you brothers were called [by God] to enjoy your freedom; but do not use this freedom as an excuse for living a sinful life; instead, use it to render loving service to each other.
The person who does not love [others] does not know God [as Savior], for [the very nature of] God is love.
I am giving you a new commandment: love one another. Also you should love one another in the same way that I have loved you.
Now to summarize: All of you should think alike. Be sympathetically understanding [toward one another]. Be loving toward [your] brothers [and sisters]. Be tender-hearted and humble-minded.
[This is being written by] Jude, a slave of Jesus Christ, and a brother of James [Note: This "Jude" was probably not the apostle. See verses 17-18], to those who have been called [by God], who are also loved in [fellowship with] God the Father, and who are kept [safe] in [fellowship with] Jesus Christ.
Above everything else, have a warm love for one another, for such a love keeps many sins from occurring [between you].
not [hate each other] the way Cain did, who belonged to the evil one [i.e., Satan], when he murdered his brother [Abel]. And why did he murder him? It was because his [own] actions were evil and his brother's were righteous [See Heb. 11:4].
If you love one another, then everyone will know by [observing] this that you are my disciples."
Brothers, if any one of you is overwhelmed by a [particular] sin, those of you who are spiritually minded should [attempt to] restore such a person [to faithfulness]. But do it in a gentle way, being very careful that you yourself do not become tempted [to get involved in any sin].
- Agape Love
- Being Loved
- Brotherhood Of Man
- Brotherly Kindness
- Brotherly Love
- Commitment, to God's people
- Encouraging One Another
- Family Love
- Fathers Love
- Friendship And Love
- God's Love For Us
- Gods Love
- Honour The Honourable
- Love And Family
- Love And Relationships
- Love Fellow Christians!
- Love To Others
- Love To Others, Evidence Of
- Love to Christ
- Love, For One Another
- Love, Nature Of
- Love, Of Fellow Man
- Loving Everyone
- Loving One Another
- Loving Others
- Loving Yourself
- Mercy, Response To God's
- Ministry, In The Church
- Not Loving God
- Relationships And Dating
- Respecting Authority