A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another.… By this all men will know you are my disciples” (John 13:34–35).

“You shut the kingdom of heaven against men; for you neither enter yourselves, nor allow those who would enter to go in.… You traverse sea and land to make a single proselyte, and when he becomes a proselyte, you make him twice as much a child of hell as yourselves” (Matt. 23:13, 15).

“Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.… If you love those who love you, what reward have you?” (Matt. 5:44, 46).

“Put away … all slander” (1 Pet. 2:1).

“Whoever says, ‘You fool!’ shall be liable to the hell of fire” (Matt. 5:22).

“If a brother or sister is ill-clad and in lack of daily food, and one of you says to them, ‘Go in peace, be warmed and filled,’ without giving them the things needed for the body, what does it profit?” (James 2:15–16).

“But a Samaritan, as he journeyed, came to where he was …” (Luke 10:33).

“Here there cannot be Greek and Jew, circumcised and uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave, free man” (Col. 3:11).

“Christ also suffered for you, leaving you an example, that you should follow in his steps” (1 Pet. 2:21).

“With the judgment you pronounce you will be judged” (Matt. 7:2).

“Lord, when did we see thee hungry or thirsty or a stranger or naked or sick or in prison, and did not minister to thee?” (Matt. 25:44).

“You are the man!” (2 Sam. 12:7).

“The grass withers, and the flower falls” (1 Pet. 1:24).

“Jesus wept” (John 11:35).

“All scripture is inspired by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction” (2 Tim. 3:16).

—MM

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