Finally, all must be like-minded, sympathetic, full of brotherly love, compassionate, humble-minded,
doing nothing in a partisan or vainglorious way, but each modestly regarding the others as of more account than himself.
Wives, be in subjection to your husbands, as is fitting in the Lord.
Husbands, love your wives and do not be harsh toward them.
Put on, then, as the chosen of God, holy and beloved, sympathies, compassions, kindness, humility, gentleness, slowness to anger,
Taking a seat he called the twelve, and said, "If any one wishes to be first, he must be the last of all and the servant of all."
For you were called to freedom, brethren; only do not let your freedom be an opportunity for the flesh, but in love be servants to one another.
Then he said to them, "Whoever welcomes this child in my name welcomes me. And whoever welcomes me welcomes him who sent me. For he who is least among you all, he is great."
To God our Father be glory for the ages of the ages! Amen.
When you give gifts of mercy, do not sound a trumpet before you as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, in order that they may be honored by men. I assure you they get their payment in full.
Humble yourselves, then, under the mighty hand of God so that he may lift you up at the right time.
Your adornment must not be of the external kind \'97 braiding the hair and putting on gold and wearing fine dresses;
but the hidden personality of the heart must wear the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is in God's sight most precious.
Humble yourselves before the Lord and he will exalt you.
Who is wise and intelligent among you? Let him show out of the noble life that he lives his works in wise gentleness.
with all modesty and gentleness, being slow to anger, bearing with one another in love,
and God has chosen the low-born things and the things of no account, the things that are not, to defeat the things that are,
that no human being may boast in God's presence.
Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart and you will find rest for your souls.
For my yoke is easy and my burden is light."
Be in harmony with one another. Do not be thinking of high things, but be content with humble things. Do not become conceited.