1 John 3:11 (AMPC)
"For this is the message which you [believers] have heard from the beginning [of your relationship with Christ], that we should [unselfishly] love and seek the best for one another."
1 Corinthians 13:3 (AMPC)
"If I give all my possessions to feed the poor, and if I surrender my body to be burned, but do not have love, it does me no good at all."
Matthew 22:37-39 (AMPC)
"And Jesus replied to him, “‘You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. The second is like it, ‘You shall love your neighbor as yourself [that is, unselfishly seek the best or higher good for others]."
Matthew 22:40 (AMPC)
"The whole Law and the [writings of the] Prophets depend on these two commandments.”
John 14:15 (AMPC)
“If you [really] love Me, you will keep and obey My commandments."
John 13:34 (AMPC)
"I am giving you a new commandment, that you love one another. Just as I have loved you, so you too are to love one another."
Romans 13:10 (AMPC)
"Love does no wrong to a neighbor [it never hurts anyone]. Therefore [unselfish] love is the fulfillment of the Law."
John 13:35 (AMPC)
"By this everyone will know that you are My disciples, if you have love and unselfish concern for one another.”