If any one does not provide for his own, and especially those of his own household, he has disowned the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and every one who loves has been born of God and knows God.
speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and playing the harp heartily to the Lord,
"If your brother sins against you, go and show him his fault between yourself and him alone. If he listens to you, you have won over your brother.
If he does not listen to you, take along with you one or two more, that at the mouth of two witnesses, or three, every word may be confirmed.
The King will answer, 'I tell you truly, inasmuch as you did it to one of these my brothers \'97 even the least \'97 you did it to me.'
15 "If your brother sins against you, go and show him his fault between yourself and him alone. If he listens to you, you have won over your brother.
16 If he does not listen to you, take along with you one or two more, that at the mouth of two witnesses, or three, every word may be confirmed.
17 If he refuses to hear them, tell it to the church. If he refuses to hear the church, let him be to you as a Gentile or a tax collector.
18 I tell you truly, whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.
19 "Again I tell you that, if two of you agree on earth regarding any matter, whatever they pray for will come to them from my Father in heaven.
20 For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I in the midst of them."
not neglecting to assemble yourselves, as some do, but encouraging one another, and so much the more, as you see the day drawing near.
Just so will my Father in heaven do to you if you do not forgive each one his brother from your hearts."
Now that you have made your souls holy by obedience to the truth for sincere brotherly love, you must love one another steadily from your hearts,
The message of Christ must dwell in you richly, as you teach in all wisdom and admonish one another with psalms and hymns and spiritual songs and sing with grace in your hearts to God.
Whoever does the will of God is my brother and sister and mother."
EVERY one who believes that Jesus is the Christ has been born of God, and every one who loves the father who gave him life loves every one who has received life from that father.
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."
Do not rebuke an older man, but entreat him as a father, the younger men as brothers,
the older women as mothers and the younger women as sisters, in all purity.
He who loves his brother remains in the light and there is no stumbling block in him.
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.