If any one does not provide for his relatives, and especially for his own family, he has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.
Beloved, let us love one another, for love is of God; and everyone who loves is born of God and knows God.
speaking to one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody with your heart to the Lord,
»If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault, between you and him alone. If he listens to you, you have gained your brother.
But if he will not listen, take one or two others along with you, so that every matter may be established by the word of two or three witnesses.
And the King will answer them, Truly, I say to you, as you did it to one of the least of these my brethren, you did it to me.
15 »If your brother sins against you, go and tell him his fault, between you and him alone. If he listens to you, you have gained your brother.
16 But if he will not listen, take one or two others along with you, so that every matter may be established by the word of two or three witnesses.
17 If he refuses to listen to them, tell it to the church; and if he refuses to listen even to the church, let him be to you as a Gentile and a tax collector.
18 »Truly, I say to you, whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.
19 Again I say to you, that if two of you agree on earth about anything they ask, it will be done for them by my Father in heaven.
20 For where two or three are gathered together in my name, there am I in the midst of them.«
not forsaking our own assembling together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another; and all the more, as you see the Day drawing near.
So also my heavenly Father will do to each of you, if you do not forgive your brother from your heart.«
Since you have purified your souls by obedience to the truth for a sincere love of the brethren, love one another earnestly from the heart.
Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teach and admonish one another with all wisdom, and sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs with thankfulness in your hearts to God.
Whoever does the will of God is my brother, and sister, and mother.«
Everyone who believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and everyone who loves the parent loves the child.
A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another.
By this all men will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.«
Do not rebuke an older man, but exhort him as a father, younger men as brothers,
older women as mothers, and younger women as sisters, in all purity.
He who loves his brother abides in the light, and there is no cause for stumbling in him.
If anyone 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.