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42 Bible Verses about Commitment, to God's people
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They were devoting themselves to the apostles' teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.
making every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace. There is one body and one Spirit, just as you too were called to the one hope of your calling,
Let the peace of Christ be in control in your heart (for you were in fact called as one body to this peace), and be thankful.
For just as in one body we have many members, and not all the members serve the same function, so we who are many are one body in Christ, and individually we are members who belong to one another. And we have different gifts according to the grace given to us. If the gift is prophecy, that individual must use it in proportion to his faith.read more.
If it is service, he must serve; if it is teaching, he must teach; if it is exhortation, he must exhort; if it is contributing, he must do so with sincerity; if it is leadership, he must do so with diligence; if it is showing mercy, he must do so with cheerfulness. Love must be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil, cling to what is good. Be devoted to one another with mutual love, showing eagerness in honoring one another.
For just as the body is one and yet has many members, and all the members of the body -- though many -- are one body, so too is Christ. For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body. Whether Jews or Greeks or slaves or free, we were all made to drink of the one Spirit. For in fact the body is not a single member, but many.read more.
If the foot says, "Since I am not a hand, I am not part of the body," it does not lose its membership in the body because of that. And if the ear says, "Since I am not an eye, I am not part of the body," it does not lose its membership in the body because of that. If the whole body were an eye, what part would do the hearing? If the whole were an ear, what part would exercise the sense of smell? But as a matter of fact, God has placed each of the members in the body just as he decided. If they were all the same member, where would the body be? So now there are many members, but one body. The eye cannot say to the hand, "I do not need you," nor in turn can the head say to the foot, "I do not need you." On the contrary, those members that seem to be weaker are essential, and those members we consider less honorable we clothe with greater honor, and our unpresentable members are clothed with dignity, but our presentable members do not need this. Instead, God has blended together the body, giving greater honor to the lesser member, so that there may be no division in the body, but the members may have mutual concern for one another. If one member suffers, everyone suffers with it. If a member is honored, all rejoice with it. Now you are Christ's body, and each of you is a member of it.
"I give you a new commandment -- to love one another. Just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. Everyone will know by this that you are my disciples -- if you have love for one another."
bearing with one another and forgiving one another, if someone happens to have a complaint against anyone else. Just as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also forgive others. And to all these virtues add love, which is the perfect bond.
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.
My commandment is this -- to love one another just as I have loved you.
Be devoted to one another with mutual love, showing eagerness in honoring one another.
Owe no one anything, except to love one another, for the one who loves his neighbor has fulfilled the law.
For you were called to freedom, brothers and sisters; only do not use your freedom as an opportunity to indulge your flesh, but through love serve one another.
And may the Lord cause you to increase and abound in love for one another and for all, just as we do for you,
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.
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.
Brotherly love must continue.
Honor all people, love the family of believers, fear God, honor the king.
Dear friends, let us love one another, because love is from God, and everyone who loves has been fathered by God and knows God.
And let us take thought of how to spur one another on to love and good works, not abandoning our own meetings, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging each other, and even more so because you see the day drawing near.
Finally, all of you be harmonious, sympathetic, affectionate, compassionate, and humble.
Therefore we must not pass judgment on one another, but rather determine never to place an obstacle or a trap before a brother or sister.
Receive one another, then, just as Christ also received you, to God's glory.
I urge you, brothers and sisters, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, to agree together, to end your divisions, and to be united by the same mind and purpose.
and submitting to one another out of reverence for Christ.
bearing with one another and forgiving one another, if someone happens to have a complaint against anyone else. Just as the Lord has forgiven you, so you also forgive others.
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and exhorting one another with all wisdom, singing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs, all with grace in your hearts to God.
But exhort one another each day, as long as it is called "Today," that none of you may become hardened by sin's deception.
Do not speak against one another, brothers and sisters. He who speaks against a fellow believer or judges a fellow believer speaks against the law and judges the law. But if you judge the law, you are not a doer of the law but its judge.
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.
Watch out for yourselves and for all the flock of which the Holy Spirit has made you overseers, to shepherd the church of God that he obtained with the blood of his own Son.
Apart from other things, there is the daily pressure on me of my anxious concern for all the churches.
Now I rejoice in my sufferings for you, and I fill up in my physical body -- for the sake of his body, the church -- what is lacking in the sufferings of Christ.
with such affection for you we were happy to share with you not only the gospel of God but also our own lives, because you had become dear to us.
Now we ask you, brothers and sisters, to acknowledge those who labor among you and preside over you in the Lord and admonish you, and to esteem them most highly in love because of their work. Be at peace among yourselves.
Obey your leaders and submit to them, for they keep watch over your souls and will give an account for their work. Let them do this with joy and not with complaints, for this would be no advantage for you.
So as your fellow elder and a witness of Christ's sufferings and as one who shares in the glory that will be revealed, I urge the elders among you: Give a shepherd's care to God's flock among you, exercising oversight not merely as a duty but willingly under God's direction, not for shameful profit but eagerly. And do not lord it over those entrusted to you, but be examples to the flock.
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- Attending Church
- Attitudes, to other people
- Being Loved
- Bishops, Duties
- Brotherly Love
- Brothers Love
- Encouraging One Another
- Encouraging Others
- Fellowship, Among Believers
- Gods Love
- Love And Family
- Love And Relationships
- Love Fellow Christians!
- Love To Others
- Love, For One Another
- Love, Nature Of
- Loving Everyone
- Loving One Another
- Loving Others
- Loving Yourself
- Ministry, In The Church
- Respecting Authority
- Sibling Love
- Thankfulness To Others
- True Love
- Unity, Of God's People
- Forgiving others
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