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Galatians 6:1 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Bear One Another’s Burdens

My friends,[a] if anyone is detected in a transgression, you who have received the Spirit should restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness. Take care that you yourselves are not tempted.

Footnotes:

  1. Galatians 6:1 Gk Brothers
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Romans 15:1 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Please Others, Not Yourselves

15 We who are strong ought to put up with the failings of the weak, and not to please ourselves.

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2 Timothy 2:25 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

25 correcting opponents with gentleness. God may perhaps grant that they will repent and come to know the truth,

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2 Thessalonians 3:15 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

15 Do not regard them as enemies, but warn them as believers.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. 2 Thessalonians 3:15 Gk a brother
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Jude 22-23 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

22 And have mercy on some who are wavering; 23 save others by snatching them out of the fire; and have mercy on still others with fear, hating even the tunic defiled by their bodies.[a]

Footnotes:

  1. Jude 1:23 Gk by the flesh. The Greek text of verses 22–23 is uncertain at several points
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1 John 5:16 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

16 If you see your brother or sister[a] committing what is not a mortal sin, you will ask, and God[b] will give life to such a one—to those whose sin is not mortal. There is sin that is mortal; I do not say that you should pray about that.

Footnotes:

  1. 1 John 5:16 Gk your brother
  2. 1 John 5:16 Gk he
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James 5:19-20 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

19 My brothers and sisters,[a] if anyone among you wanders from the truth and is brought back by another, 20 you should know that whoever brings back a sinner from wandering will save the sinner’s[b] soul from death and will cover a multitude of sins.

Footnotes:

  1. James 5:19 Gk My brothers
  2. James 5:20 Gk his
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Hebrews 12:13 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

13 and make straight paths for your feet, so that what is lame may not be put out of joint, but rather be healed.

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1 Peter 3:15 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

15 but in your hearts sanctify Christ as Lord. Always be ready to make your defense to anyone who demands from you an accounting for the hope that is in you;

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Romans 14:1 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Do Not Judge Another

14 Welcome those who are weak in faith,[a] but not for the purpose of quarreling over opinions.

Footnotes:

  1. Romans 14:1 Or conviction
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2 Corinthians 10:1 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Paul Defends His Ministry

10 I myself, Paul, appeal to you by the meekness and gentleness of Christ—I who am humble when face to face with you, but bold toward you when I am away!—

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2 Corinthians 2:7 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

so now instead you should forgive and console him, so that he may not be overwhelmed by excessive sorrow.

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Ezekiel 34:16 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

16 I will seek the lost, and I will bring back the strayed, and I will bind up the injured, and I will strengthen the weak, but the fat and the strong I will destroy. I will feed them with justice.

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1 Corinthians 10:12 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

12 So if you think you are standing, watch out that you do not fall.

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1 Corinthians 4:21 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

21 What would you prefer? Am I to come to you with a stick, or with love in a spirit of gentleness?

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Isaiah 35:3-4 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Strengthen the weak hands,
    and make firm the feeble knees.
Say to those who are of a fearful heart,
    “Be strong, do not fear!
Here is your God.
    He will come with vengeance,
with terrible recompense.
    He will come and save you.”

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James 3:2 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

For all of us make many mistakes. Anyone who makes no mistakes in speaking is perfect, able to keep the whole body in check with a bridle.

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Matthew 18:12-15 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

12 What do you think? If a shepherd has a hundred sheep, and one of them has gone astray, does he not leave the ninety-nine on the mountains and go in search of the one that went astray? 13 And if he finds it, truly I tell you, he rejoices over it more than over the ninety-nine that never went astray. 14 So it is not the will of your[a] Father in heaven that one of these little ones should be lost.

Reproving Another Who Sins

15 “If another member of the church[b] sins against you,[c] go and point out the fault when the two of you are alone. If the member listens to you, you have regained that one.[d]

Footnotes:

  1. Matthew 18:14 Other ancient authorities read my
  2. Matthew 18:15 Gk If your brother
  3. Matthew 18:15 Other ancient authorities lack against you
  4. Matthew 18:15 Gk the brother
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Matthew 9:13 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

13 Go and learn what this means, ‘I desire mercy, not sacrifice.’ For I have come to call not the righteous but sinners.”

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1 Corinthians 14:37 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

37 Anyone who claims to be a prophet, or to have spiritual powers, must acknowledge that what I am writing to you is a command of the Lord.

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1 Corinthians 7:5 New Revised Standard Version (NRSV)

Do not deprive one another except perhaps by agreement for a set time, to devote yourselves to prayer, and then come together again, so that Satan may not tempt you because of your lack of self-control.

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