But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
And have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather expose them.
submitting to one another in the fear of God.
Let brotherly love continue.
"If you love Me, keep My commandments.
to godliness brotherly kindness, and to brotherly kindness love.
A friend loves at all times, And a brother is born for adversity.
"And the second is like it: 'You shall love your neighbor as yourself.'
Therefore be imitators of God as dear children.
And do not be drunk with wine, in which is dissipation; but be filled with the Spirit,
who also declared to us your love in the Spirit.
"But love your enemies, do good, and lend, hoping for nothing in return; and your reward will be great, and you will be sons of the Most High. For He is kind to the unthankful and evil.
"For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life.
In this the love of God was manifested toward us, that God has sent His only begotten Son into the world, that we might live through Him.
He who loves transgression loves strife, And he who exalts his gate seeks destruction.
"He who loves father or mother more than Me is not worthy of Me. And he who loves son or daughter more than Me is not worthy of Me.
For we have great joy and consolation in your love, because the hearts of the saints have been refreshed by you, brother.
But whoever has this world's goods, and sees his brother in need, and shuts up his heart from him, how does the love of God abide in him?
Whoever believes that Jesus is the Christ is born of God, and everyone who loves Him who begot also loves him who is begotten of Him.
And now I plead with you, lady, not as though I wrote a new commandment to you, but that which we have had from the beginning: that we love one another.