Do not be led astray; "bad associations corrupt good morals."
13 Greater love has no one than this: to lay down his life for his friends.
14 You are my friends if you do what I command you.
15 I no longer call you servants, for the servant does not know what his master is doing; but I call you friends, for all that I have heard from the Father I have made known to you.
Beloved, if God has so loved us, we ought also to love one another.
No one has ever seen God. If we love one another God abides in us and his love is made perfect in us.
16 By this we have come to know love \'97 that Christ laid down his life for us, and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.
17 But if any one has this world's goods and sees his brother in need and shuts away his sympathies from him, how can the love of God remain in him?
18 Let us not love in word or in tongue, but in deed and in truth.
This is my command \'97 to love one another as I have loved you.
Greater love has no one than this: to lay down his life for his friends.
and the Scripture was fulfilled which says, "Abraham had faith in God and it was credited to him for righteousness" and he was called "God's friend."
Have brotherly love toward one another like family affection, in honor preferring one another,