"But seek first the kingdom of God and His righteousness, and all these things shall be added to you."
"By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another."
"Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends."
1 John 3:16
"By this we know love, because He laid down His life for us. And we also ought to lay down our lives for the brethren."
"Again I say to you that if two of you agree on earth concerning anything that they ask, it will be done for them by My Father in heaven."
"For where two or three are gathered together in My name, I am there in the midst of them."
"Can two walk together, unless they are agreed?"
"Trust in the LORD with all your heart, And lean not on your own understanding; In all your ways acknowledge Him, And He shall direct your paths."
"And why do you look at the speck in your brother's eye, but do not consider the plank in your own eye?"
1 John 4:20
"If someone says, "I love God," and hates his brother, he is a liar; for he who does not love his brother whom he has seen, how can he love God whom he has not seen?"
1 John 4:21
"And this commandment we have from Him: that he who loves God must love his brother also."
"Therefore, as the elect of God, holy and beloved, put on tender mercies, kindness, humility, meekness, longsuffering; bearing with one another, and forgiving one another, if anyone has a complaint against another; even as Christ forgave you, so you also must do."
"Let no corrupt word proceed out of your mouth, but what is good for necessary edification, that it may impart grace to the hearers. And do not grieve the Holy Spirit of God, by whom you were sealed for the day of redemption. Let all bitterness, wrath, anger, clamor, and evil speaking be put away from you, with all malice. And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, just as God in Christ forgave you. "
"And they overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, and they did not love their lives to the death."
MBS Foundational Principles