and let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works,
not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.
Live in harmony with one another; do not be haughty, but associate with the lowly; never be conceited.
Finally, all of you, have unity of spirit, sympathy, love of the brethren, a tender heart and a humble mind.
A Song of Ascents.
Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another.
I appeal to you, brethren, to take note of those who create dissensions and difficulties, in opposition to the doctrine which you have been taught; avoid them.
I appeal to you, brethren, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree and that there be no dissensions among you, but that you be united in the same mind and the same judgment.
As for the man who is weak in faith, welcome him, but not for disputes over opinions.
eager to maintain the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
Honor widows who are real widows.
Then Peter came up and said to him, "Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? As many as seven times?"
May the God of steadfastness and encouragement grant you to live in such harmony with one another, in accord with Christ Jesus,
Now the company of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one said that any of the things which he possessed was his own, but they had everything in common.
For by one Spirit we were all baptized into one body--Jews or Greeks, slaves or free--and all were made to drink of one Spirit.
And they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.
So Peter was kept in prison; but earnest prayer for him was made to God by the church.
And above all these put on love, which binds everything together in perfect harmony.
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 cleanses us from all sin.
And day by day, attending the temple together and breaking bread in their homes, they partook of food with glad and generous hearts,
praising God and having favor with all the people. And the Lord added to their number day by day those who were being saved.
All these with one accord devoted themselves to prayer, together with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and with his brothers.
There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for you are all one in Christ Jesus.
And if you are Christ's, then you are Abraham's offspring, heirs according to promise.
For as in one body we have many members, and all the members do not have the same function,
so we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.
Truly, truly, I say to you, he who receives any one whom I send receives me; and he who receives me receives him who sent me."