Matthew 8:21-22 (NRS) Another of his disciples said to him, "Lord, first let me go and bury my father." But Jesus said to him, "Follow me, and let the dead bury their own dead."
Luke 9:23 (NIV) Then he said to them all: "If anyone would come after me, he must deny himself and take up his cross daily and follow me."
Galatians 5:22-23 (NAS) But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, self-control; against such things there is no law.
Matthew 18:15 (NRS) "If another member of the church sins against you, go and point out the fault when the two of you are alone. If the member listens to you, you have regained that one."
Mark 12:30 (NIV) "Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength."
John 12:25 (NIV) "The man who loves his life will lose it, while the man who hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life."
John 3:36 (NAS) "He who believes in the Son has eternal life; but he who does not obey the Son will not see life, but the wrath of God abides on him."
Acts 2:42,47b (NAS) They were continually devoting themselves to the apostles' teaching and to fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer.... And the Lord was adding to their number day by day those who were being saved.
1 Corinthians 13:13 (NIV) And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.