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envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil; rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth; beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things. Charity never faileth : but whether there be prophecies, they shall fail; whether there be tongues, they shall cease; whether there be knowledge, it shall vanish away.-1 Cor. xiii. 1-8.
And now abideth faith, hope, charity, these three; but the greatest of these is charity.-1 Cor. xiii. 13.
Let all your things be done with charity.-1 Cor. xvi. 14.
For to their power, I bear record, yea, and beyond their power, they were willing of themselves; praying us with much entreaty, that we would receive the gift, and take upon us the fellowship of the ministering to the saints.2 Cor. viii. 3, 4.
Only they would that we should remember the poor ; the same which I also was forward to do. Gal. ii. 10.
For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself.-- Gal. v. 14.
But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, long-suffering, gentleness, goodness, faith.-Gal. v. 22.
Bear ye one another's burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ.-Gal. vi. 2.
As we have therefore opportunity, let us do good unto
all men, especially unto them who are of the household of faith. - Gal. vi. 10.
With all lowliness and meekness, with long-suffering, forbearing one another in love.-Eph. iv. 2.
Wherefore putting away lying, speak every man truth with his neighbour : for we are members one of another. Be ye angry, and sin not: let not the sun go down upon your wrath.- Eph. iv. 25, 26.
Let all bitterness, and wrath, and anger, and clamour, and evil-speaking, be put away from you, with all malice : and be ye kind one to another, tender-hearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you.—Eph. iv. 31, 32.
If there be therefore any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any bowels and mercies, fulfil ye my joy, that ye be likeminded, having the same love, being of one accord, of one mind. Let nothing be done through strife or vain-glory; but in lowliness of mind let each esteem other better than themselves. Look not every man on his own things, but every man also on the things of others.— Phil. ii. 1-4.
Put on therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, bowels of mercies, kindness, humbleness of mind, meekness, long-suffering; forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any : even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye. And above all these things put on charity, which is the bond of perfectness.—Col. ii. 12-14.
And the Lord make you to increase and abound in love one toward another, and toward all men, even as we do toward you.-1 Thes. iii. 12.
But as touching brotherly love ye need not that I write unto you: for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another.—1 Thes. iv. 9.
And be at peace among yourselves. Now we exhort you, brethren, warn them that are unruly, comfort the feeble-minded, support the weak, be patient toward all men. See that none ronder evil for evil unto any man; but ever follow that which is good, both among yourselves, and to all men.-1 Thes, v. 13-15.
Yet count him not as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.—2 Thes. iii. 15.
Now the end of the commandment is charity out of a pure heart, and of a good conscience, and of faith unfeigned.—1 Tim. i. 5.
If ye fulfil the royal law according to the scripture, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself, ye do well.James ii. 8.
If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food, and one of you say unto them, Depart in peace, be ye warmed and filled; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what doth it profit ?--James ii, 15, 16.
But the wisdom that is from above is first pure, then
peaceable, gentle, and easy to be entreated, full of mercy and good fruits, without partiality, and without hypocrisy.-James iii. 17.
Behold, the hire of the labourers who have reaped down your fields, which is of you kept back by fraud, crieth; and the cries of them which have reaped are entered into the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth.-James v. 4.
Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto unfeigned love of the brethren,
ye love one another with a pure heart fervently.-1 Pet. i. 22.
Honour all men. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honour the king.—1 Pet. ii. 17.
Finally, be ye all of one mind, having compassion one of another; love as brethren, be pitiful, be courteous : not rendering evil for evil, or railing for railing: but contrariwise, blessing; knowing that ye are thereunto called, that
should inherit a blessing. For he that will love life, and see good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil, and his lips that they speak no guile.—1 Pet. iii. 8-10.
And above all things have fervent charity among yourselves : for charity shall cover the multitude of sins. Use hospitality one to another without grudging. As every man hath received the gift, even so minister the same one to another, as good stewards of the' manifold grace of God.--1 Pet. iv. 8-10,
And besides this, giving all diligence, add to your faith, virtue; and to virtue, knowledge, and to knowledge, temperance; and to temperance, patience; and to patience, godliness; and to godliness, brotherly-kindness; and to brotherly-kindness, charity.—2 Pet. i. 5–7.
He that saith he is in the light, and hateth his brother, is in darkness even until now. He that loveth his brother abideth in the light, and there is none occasion of stumbling in him. But he that hateth his brother is in darkness, and walketh in darkness, and knoweth not whither he goeth, because that darkness hath blinded his eyes.1 John ii. 9--11.
For this is the message that ye heard from the beginning, that we should love one another.--1 John iï. 11.
We know that we have passed from death unto life, because we love the brethren. Ile that loveth not his . brother, abideth in death.-1 John iii. 14.
But whoso hath this world's good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him. My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue, but in deed and in truth.--1 John iii, 17, 18.
And this is his commandment; That we should believe on the name of his Son Jesus Christ, and love one another, as he gave us commandment.—1 John iii. 23.
Beloved, let us loye one another : for love is of God;