All the words below are not mine, rather they are from Holy Writ. This is a call to church in it’s real sense : Christian community, brotherhood, kinship in Christ. The keywords you will notice repeating themselves are “love” and “one another”. Be blessed.
Joh_13:14 If I then, your Lord and Master, have washed your feet; ye also ought to wash one another’s feet. Joh_13:34 A new commandment I give unto you, That ye love one another; as I have loved you, that ye also love one another. Joh_15:12 This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you. Joh_15:17 These things I command you, that ye love one another. Act_19:38 Wherefore if Demetrius, and the craftsmen which are with him, have a matter against any man, the law is open, and there are deputies: let them implead one another.
Rom_12:10 Be kindly affectioned one to another with brotherly love; in honour preferring one another; Rom_13:8 Owe no man any thing, but to love one another: for he that loveth another hath fulfilled the law. Rom_14:13 Let us not therefore judge one another any more: but judge this rather, that no man put a stumblingblock or an occasion to fall in his brother’s way. Rom_15:7 Wherefore receive ye one another, as Christ also received us to the glory of God.
Rom_15:14 And I myself also am persuaded of you, my brethren, that ye also are full of goodness, filled with all knowledge, able also to admonish one another.
Rom_16:16 Salute one another with an holy kiss. The churches of Christ salute you. 1Co_16:20 All the brethren greet you. Greet ye one another with an holy kiss. 2Co_13:12 Greet one another with an holy kiss. Gal_5:13 For, brethren, ye have been called unto liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh, but by love serve one another. Gal_5:15 But if ye bite and devour one another, take heed that ye be not consumed one of another.
Gal_5:26 Let us not be desirous of vain glory, provoking one another, envying one another. Gal_6:2 Bear ye one another’s burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ. Eph_4:2 With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love; Eph_4:32 And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you. Col_3:13 Forbearing one another, and forgiving one another, if any man have a quarrel against any: even as Christ forgave you, so also do ye.
Col_3:16 Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord. 1Th_4:9 But as touching brotherly love ye need not that I write unto you: for ye yourselves are taught of God to love one another.1Th_4:18 Wherefore comfort one another with these words. 1Th_5:11 Wherefore comfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also ye do. Tit_3:3 For we ourselves also were sometimes foolish, disobedient, deceived, serving divers lusts and pleasures, living in malice and envy, hateful, and hating one another.
Heb_3:13 But exhort one another daily, while it is called To day; lest any of you be hardened through the deceitfulness of sin. Heb_10:24 And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works: Heb_10:25 Not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as the manner of some is; but exhorting one another: and so much the more, as ye see the day approaching. 1Pe_1:22 Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto unfeigned love of the brethren, see that ye love one another with a pure heart fervently: 1Pe_5:14 Greet ye one another with a kiss of charity. Peace be with you all that are in Christ Jesus. Amen.
1Jn_3:11 For this is the message that ye heard from the beginning, that we should love one another. 1Jn_3:23 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. 1Jn_4:7 Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God. 1Jn_4:11
Beloved, if God so loved us, we ought also to love one another. 1Jn_4:12 No man hath seen God at any time. If we love one another, God dwelleth in us, and his love is perfected in us. 2Jn_1:5 And now I beseech thee, lady, not as though I wrote a new commandment unto thee, but that which we had from the beginning, that we love one another
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