Most Relevant Verses
"If your brother sins against you, go and rebuke him in private. If he listens to you, you have won your brother.
"If your brother sins against you, go and rebuke him in private. If he listens to you, you have won your brother. But if he won't listen, take one or two more with you, so that by the testimony of two or three witnesses every fact may be established. If he pays no attention to them, tell the church. But if he doesn't pay attention even to the church, let him be like an unbeliever and a tax collector to you.
Love is patient; love is kind. Love does not envy; is not boastful; is not conceited; does not act improperly; is not selfish; is not provoked; does not keep a record of wrongs; finds no joy in unrighteousness, but rejoices in the truth;read more.
bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
My dearly loved brothers, understand this: everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger, for man's anger does not accomplish God's righteousness.
No rotten talk should come from your mouth, but only what is good for the building up of someone in need, in order to give grace to those who hear.
Now finally, all of you should be like-minded and sympathetic, should love believers, and be compassionate and humble, not paying back evil for evil or insult for insult but, on the contrary, giving a blessing, since you were called for this, so that you can inherit a blessing. For the one who wants to love life and to see good days must keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit,read more.
and he must turn away from evil and do good. He must seek peace and pursue it,
"You have heard that it was said, An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth. But I tell you, don't resist an evildoer. On the contrary, if anyone slaps you on your right cheek, turn the other to him also. As for the one who wants to sue you and take away your shirt, let him have your coat as well.read more.
And if anyone forces you to go one mile, go with him two. Give to the one who asks you, and don't turn away from the one who wants to borrow from you.
A gentle answer turns away anger, but a harsh word stirs up wrath.
Be angry and do not sin. Don't let the sun go down on your anger,
My dearly loved brothers, understand this: everyone must be quick to hear, slow to speak, and slow to anger,
Do not repay anyone evil for evil. Try to do what is honorable in everyone's eyes. If possible, on your part, live at peace with everyone. Friends, do not avenge yourselves; instead, leave room for His wrath. For it is written: Vengeance belongs to Me; I will repay, says the Lord.read more.
But If your enemy is hungry, feed him. If he is thirsty, give him something to drink. For in so doing you will be heaping fiery coals on his head. Do not be conquered by evil, but conquer evil with good.
Blessed are the peacemakers, because they will be called sons of God.
Be on your guard. If your brother sins, rebuke him, and if he repents, forgive him.
Everyone should look out not [only] for his own interests, but also for the interests of others.
accepting one another and forgiving one another if anyone has a complaint against another. Just as the Lord has forgiven you, so also you must [forgive].
Do not take revenge or bear a grudge against members of your community, but love your neighbor as yourself; I am the Lord.
See to it that no one falls short of the grace of God and that no root of bitterness springs up, causing trouble and by it, defiling many.
"I give you a new commandment: love one another. Just as I have loved you, you must also love one another.