And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds,
not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another —and all the more as you see the Day approaching.
Live in harmony with one another. Do not be proud, but be willing to associate with people of low position. "Do not be conceited.
Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble.
How good and pleasant it is when God's people live together in unity!
Dear friends, since God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.
I urge you, brothers and sisters, to watch out for those who cause divisions and put obstacles in your way that are contrary to the teaching you have learned. Keep away from them.
I appeal to you, brothers and sisters, "in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree with one another in what you say and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be perfectly united in mind and thought.
Accept the one whose faith is weak, without quarreling over disputable matters.
Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.
Give proper recognition to those widows who are really in need.
For where two or three gather in my name, there am I with them."
May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had,
All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of their possessions was their own, but they shared everything they had.
For we were all baptized by "one Spirit so as to form one body —whether Jews or Gentiles, slave or free —and we were all given the one Spirit to drink.
They devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.
So Peter was kept in prison, but the church was earnestly praying to God for him.
And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.
But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus, his Son, purifies us from all "sin.
Every day they continued to meet together in the temple courts. They broke bread in their homes and ate together with glad and sincere hearts,
praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved.
They all joined together constantly in prayer, along with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers.
There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.
If you belong to Christ, then you are Abraham's seed, and heirs according to the promise.
For just as each of us has one body with many members, and these members do not all have the same function,
so in Christ we, though many, form one body, and each member belongs to all the others.
Very truly I tell you, whoever accepts anyone I send accepts me; and whoever accepts me accepts the one who sent me."