Taught by God to love one another

You . . . are taught by God to love one another.​
1 Thess. 4:9.

Whether young or old, brothers and sisters who are discouraged or depressed or who face other trials need our attention, encouragement, and comfort. (Prov. 12:25; Col. 4:11)

We give proof that we truly love our brothers when we show by words and deeds that we have deep concern for

“those related to us in the faith.” (Gal. 6:10)

The Bible foretold that “the last days” of this wicked system of things would be marked by a spirit of selfishness and greed. (2 Tim. 3:1, 2)

As Christians, we must therefore work hard to grow in our love for God, for Bible truth, and for one another. True, we may at times have minor disagreements with fellow believers. However, what a blessing it is for all in the congregation when love motivates us to settle any differences in a loving manner!

32 But become kind to one another, tenderly compassionate,+ freely forgiving one another just as God also by Christ freely forgave you.+
(Eph. 4:32)

14 But besides all these things, clothe yourselves with love,+ for it is a perfect bond of union.+
(Col. 3:14)

Therefore, may we continue to have intense love for Jehovah, his Word, and our brothers. w17.05 21 ¶17-18

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Afrikaans: Deur God geleer om mekaar lief te hê

Dutch / Nederlands: Elkaar Liefhebben van God geleerd

French / Français: Enseignés par Dieu à vous aimer les uns les autres

German / Deutsch: Von Gott gelehrt einander zu lieben

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Additional reading

  1. Words to push and pull
  2. Attitude to others important for reaching them
  3. How we think shows through in how we act
  4. Always set a place in your life for the unexpected guest
  5. Duty of encouragement
  6. Encouraging one another
  7. Companionship
  8. For those Christians who say they are the Victim
  9. Christians remaining hidden not sharing the gospel
  10. Today’s thought “When in need of encouragement” (May 18)
  11. When a person looks for or has the need to Choose the Right Church
  12. As a small church needing encouragement
  13. If we endure …
  14. I have hope
  15. Never too late to start going to the right end
  16. The meaning of life – Finding purpose
  17. What We Want or Need?
  18. Selfishness opposite selflessness
  19. Responsible for what we are
  20. Be holy
  21. The Greatest of These is Love
  22. Love the single most powerful and necessary component in life
  23. Love envieth not

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Further related

  1. Holy, Holy, Holy Is The Lord
  2. Word For The Day…
  3. Just Because
  4. Where’s the Power? Word’s Aren’t Enough…
  5. Responding Differently
  6. Walking the Paths of Light and Dark
  7. Holiday Acrimony: ‘Tis The Season
  8. The Gift of Presence
  9. “are you lonely too?” let us talk of loneliness
  10. I love … me
  11. Selfishness
  12. Are We Selfish?
  13. Morally Immoral and Selfishly Selfless
  14. How to Be Less Selfish
  15. The Answer to Selfishness isn’t Selflessness But Love
  16. Better Together!
  17. Verse of the day 25.7.2019
  18. Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ
  19. Scripture at Sunrise 6.11.2018 “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another.
  20. Be Positive, Speak Life
  21. Get out your feelings!
  22. God’s Way or the Highway- Proverbs 16
  23. Devotional 1/31 And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love. 1 Corinthians 13: 13
  24. Brotherly Love
  25. On Brotherly Love, Part 1
  26. Picture books about brotherly love – part 3
  27. Brotherly Love Let brotherly love continue. (Heb 13:1)
  28. Overbearing Brotherly Love
  29. When Compassion Becomes A Verb
  30. Encouragement Wednesday~ 07/24/19
  31. General Epistles
  32. Your Attitude Should Be…
  33. Philadelphia: A Kingdom Call to Brotherly Love
  34. Serving Beyond the Law
  35. He Who Hates His Brother Lives in Fear
  36. Giving Preference To One Another
  37. Honor one another above yourselves
  38. Fool’s Choice
  39. “Let Brotherly Love Continue” #1740
  40. Brothers who hurt us
  41. Pay Back or Pay Forward?
  42. It’s the Gospel, ….
  43. Solve conflicts one to one
  44. As Far As It Depends On You
  45. Awaken the Christ in Each Other
  46. Made One in Christ: Scripture Writing Plan June 2019

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