Practice Brotherly Love

Practicing brotherly kindness or brotherly love is:

  1. The fulfilling of the law (Rom. 13:8-10).

  2. The mark of a true disciple (Jn. 13:35).

  3. A command of Jesus (Jn. 15:12; 13:34; I Jn. 4:21).

  4. An essential characteristic of “walking in the light” (I Jn. 2:9,11).

  5. A must to prevent stumbling (I Jn. 2:10).

  6. An essential of loving God (I Jn. 4:20-21; 5:1-2).

  7. A condition we must meet for God to dwell in us and to perfect His love in us (I Jn. 4:12).

  8. An action motivated by God’s love for us (I Jn. 4:12).

  9. A necessity if we are to be of God, born of God, and known of God (I Jn. 4:7-8).

  10. The preventative against murder in the heart ( Jn. 3:15).

  11. An indicator of conversion and spiritual life (I Jn. 3:14).

  12. A manifestation of the children of God (I Jn. 3:10).

CHRISTIANS MUST PRACTICE BROTHERLY LOVE TO BE SAVED. 

WHO CAN DOUBT IT?

Chart adapted by David R. Trigg