Jesus has committed His love to you. Love builds up and strengthens you.

Jesus has committed His love to you. Love builds up and strengthens you.

“love edifies [oikodomeo].” (1Cor 8:1)

“you also, as living stones, are being built up [oikodomeo] a spiritual house, a holy priesthood” (1Pet 2:5)

“Therefore comfort [parakaleo] each other and edify [oikodomeo] one another, just as you also are doing.” (1Thes 5:11)

“all things are lawful for me, but not all things edify.” (1Cor 10:23)

“he who prophesies edifies the church.” (1Cor 14:4)

“There is no fear in love; but perfect love casts out fear” (1Jn 4:18)

“that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith; that you, being rooted and grounded in love,”  (Eph 3:17)

“And walk in love, as Christ also has loved us and given Himself for us” (Eph 5:2)

“Love does no harm to a neighbor; therefore love is the fulfillment of the law.” (Rom 13:10)

“Owe no one anything except to love one another, for he who loves another has fulfilled the law.” (Rom 13:8)

“Love suffers long and is kind” (1Cor 13:4)

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, longsuffering, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control.” (Gal 5:22-23)

“Then the churches throughout all Judea, Galilee, and Samaria had peace and were edified [oikodomeo]. And walking in the fear of the Lord and in the comfort [paraklesis] of the Holy Spirit, they were multiplied.” (Acts 9:31)

“This is My commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.” (Jn 15:12)

“If you really fulfill the royal law according to the Scripture, You shall love your neighbor as yourself, you do well” (Jm 2:8)

“For all the law is fulfilled in one word, even in this: “You shall love your neighbor as yourself.” (Gal 5:14)

“Be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.” (2Cor 13:11)

“Therefore if there is any consolation in Christ, if any comfort of love, if any fellowship of the Spirit, if any affection and mercy, fulfill my joy by being like-minded, having the same love” (Phil 2:1,2)

Reading: 1Cor 7-9; Mk 15