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IX, 1-5.

Exhortations to the Love of



Love worketh no ill to his neighbour: love therefore is the fulfilment of the law.

Romans xiii, 10. (R.V.)


Let all that ye do be done in love.
I Corinthians xvi, 14. (R.v.)


Remember them that are in bonds, as bound with them: and them which suffer adversity, as being yourselves also in the body.

Hebrews xiii, 3. (a.v.)


Love never faileth.... Now abideth faith, hope, love, these three; and the greatest of these is love.

I Corinthians xiii, 8, 13. (R.v.)


Above all things being fervent in your love among yourselves; for love covereth a multitude of sins: using hospitality one to another without murmuring.

I Peter iv, 8, 9. (R.V.)

IX, 6-10.


Finally, be ye all likeminded, compassionate, loving as brethren, tenderhearted, humble-minded: not rendering evil for evil, or reviling for reviling; but contrariwise blessing; for hereunto were ye called, that ye should inherit a blessing.

I Peter iii, 8, 9. (R.V.)


They would that we should remember the poor; which very thing I was also zealous to do.

Galatians ii, 10. (R.V.)


To do good and to communicate forget not for with such sacrifices God is well pleased.

Hebrews xiii, 16. (a.v.)


A new commandment I give unto you, that ye love one another; even as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.

John xiii, 34. (R.v.)


Let love of the brethren continue.
Hebrews xiii, 1. (R.V.)

IX, 11-14.


And whether one member suffereth, all the members suffer with it; or one member is honoured, all the members rejoice with it.

I Corinthians xii, 26. (R.V.) 12.

My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and truth.

I John iii, 18. (a.v.)


Whosoever shall give you a cup of water to drink, because ye are Christ's, verily I say unto you, he shall in no wise lose his reward.

Mark ix, 41. (R.v.)

Exhortations to Practical



If a man say, I love God, and hateth his brother, he is a liar: for he that loveth not his brother whom he hath seen, cannot love God whom he hath not seen. And this commandment have we from him, that he who loveth God love his brother also.

I John iv, 20, 21. (R.V.)

IX, 15-17.


Woe unto you, scribes and Pharisees, hypocrites! for ye tithe mint anise and cummin, and have left undone the weightier matters of the law, judgment, and mercy, and faith: but these ye ought to have done, and not to have left the other undone. Ye blind guides, which strain out the gnat, and swallow the camel.

Matthew xxiii, 23, 24. (R.v.)


Hear the word of the Lord, ye rulers of Sodom; give ear unto the law of our God, ye people of Gomorrah. To what purpose is the multitude of your sacrifices unto me? saith the Lord. Bring no more vain oblations... When ye spread forth your hands, I will hide mine eyes from you: yea when ye make many prayers I will not hear: your hands are full of blood.

Isaiah i, 10, 11, 13, 15. (a.v.)



So speak ye, and so do, as they that shall be judged by the law of liberty...

IX, 18-20. Be ye doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving your own selves. James ii, 12; i, 22. (a.v.)


If there be with thee a poor man, one of thy brethren, within any of thy gates in thy land which the Lord thy God giveth thee, thou shalt not harden thine heart, nor shut thine hand from thy poor brother: but thou shalt surely open thine hand unto him, and shalt surely lend him sufficient for his need in that which he wanted. . . . For the poor shall never cease out of the land: therefore I command thee, saying, Thou shalt surely open thine hand unto thy brother, to thy needy, and to thy poor, in thy land.

Deuteronomy xv, 7, 8, 11. (r.v.)


The poor ye have always with you. John xii, 8. (R.v.)

Lessons in Conciliation.


One man esteemeth one day above another: another esteemeth every day

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