Above all things have earnest love to one another, for love hides a host of sins.
Have brotherly love toward one another like family affection, in honor preferring one another,
A new command I give you, to love one another, as I have loved you \'97 that so you love one another.
By this all will know that you are my disciples, if you have love to one another."
Greater love has no one than this: to lay down his life for his friends.
Finally, all must be like-minded, sympathetic, full of brotherly love, compassionate, humble-minded,
Regarding brotherly love you have no need for me to write to you. For you yourselves have been taught by God to love one another,
Above all these, clothe yourselves with love, which is the perfect bond of union.
Jesus said to him, " 'Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul and with all thy mind.'
This is the greatest and first commandment.
The second is like it, 'Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself.'
If you keep the royal law according to the Scripture, "Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself," you do well.
For this is the message which you have heard from the beginning, that we must love one another.
We know that we have passed from death into life because we love the brethren. Whoever does not love remains in death.
In this is love \'97 not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son to be an atoning sacrifice for our sins.
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.
If any one says, "I love God," and hates his brother, he is a liar. For he who does not love his brother whom he has seen cannot love God whom he has not seen.
This command we have from him, that he who loves God shall love his brother also.
This is my command \'97 to love one another as I have loved you.
Owe no one anything, except to love one another. He who loves the other has fulfilled the Law.
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.
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?
Let us not love in word or in tongue, but in deed and in truth.
LET brotherly love continue.
Do not forget hospitality: for by this some have, without knowing it, had angels as their guests.
Keep in mind the prisoners, as if you were their fellow prisoners, and those who are suffering hardships, since you yourselves are also in the body.
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and every one who loves has been born of God and knows God.