|And one of the scribes came, and having heard them reasoning together, and perceiving that he had answered them well, asked him, Which is the first commandment of all?
|And Jesus answered him, The first of all the commandments is, Hear, O Israel; The Lord our God is one Lord:
|And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment.
|And the second is like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is none other commandment greater than these.
|And let us consider one another to provoke unto love and to good works:
|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.
|And the LORD God said, It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him an help meet for him.
|And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, that was the name thereof.
|And Adam gave names to all cattle, and to the fowl of the air, and to every beast of the field; but for Adam there was not found an help meet for him.
|Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit of itself, except it abide in the vine; no more can ye, except ye abide in me.
|I am the vine, ye are the branches: He that abideth in me, and I in him, the same bringeth forth much fruit: for without me ye can do nothing.
|If a man abide not in me, he is cast forth as a branch, and is withered; and men gather them, and cast them into the fire, and they are burned.
|If ye abide in me, and my words abide in you, ye shall ask what ye will, and it shall be done unto you.
|Herein is my Father glorified, that ye bear much fruit; so shall ye be my disciples.
|As the Father hath loved me, so have I loved you: continue ye in my love.
|If ye keep my commandments, ye shall abide in my love; even as I have kept my Father's commandments, and abide in his love.
|These things have I spoken unto you, that my joy might remain in you, and that your joy might be full.
|This is my commandment, That ye love one another, as I have loved you.
|Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
|Ye are my friends, if ye do whatsoever I command you.
|Henceforth I call you not servants; for the servant knoweth not what his lord doeth: but I have called you friends; for all things that I have heard of my Father I have made known unto you.
|Ye have not chosen me, but I have chosen you, and ordained you, that ye should go and bring forth fruit, and that your fruit should remain: that whatsoever ye shall ask of the Father in my name, he may give it you.
|I therefore, the prisoner of the Lord, beseech you that ye walk worthy of the vocation wherewith ye are called,
|With all lowliness and meekness, with longsuffering, forbearing one another in love;
|Endeavouring to keep the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace.
|There is one body, and one Spirit, even as ye are called in one hope of your calling;