Adulterers and adulteresses! Do you not know that friendship with the world is enmity with God? Whoever therefore wants to be a friend of the world is constituted an enemy of God.
Be warmly affectionate to one another with brotherly love, in honor preferring one another;
For I long to see you, so that I may impart to you some spiritual gift, that you may be established-
that is, that I may be encouraged together with you through the mutual faith both of you and me.
Do not be deceived: "Evil associations corrupt good habits."
Beloved, if in this way God loved us, indeed we ought to love one another.
No one has ever seen God. If we love one another, God abides in us, and His love has been perfected in us.
Beloved, let us love one another, because love is of God; and everyone that loves has been born of God and knows God.
Greater love has no one than this, that one should lay down his life on behalf of his friends.
' Honor your father and your mother,' and, 'You shall love your neighbor as yourself.' "
No longer do I call you servants, because a servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, because all things which I heard from My Father I have made known to you.
This is My commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.
And this commandment we have from Him: that he who loves God should love his brother also.