Lesson: Lovest Thou Me?
Reading: Love the brethren
Reference: 1 John 3:11-18

I John 3:11: For this is the message that ye heard from the beginning, that we should love one another.
I John 3:12: Not as Cain, who was of that wicked one, and slew his brother. And wherefore slew he him? Because his own works were evil, and his brother’s righteous.
I John 3:13: Marvel not, my brethren, if the world hate you.
I John 3:14: We know that we have passed from death unto life, because we love the brethren. He that loveth not his brother abideth in death.
I John 3:15: Whosoever hateth his brother is a murderer: and ye know that no murderer hath eternal life abiding in him.
I John 3:16: Hereby perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren.
I John 3:17: But whoso hath this world’s good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him?
I John 3:18: My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.