Our Shepherd and Pastor Jesus taught us, “A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another; as I have loved you, that you also love one another.  By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.” John 13:34-35

Often as followers of Christ we want to love one another but we fail to understand “How” to love another in very real and practical ways. Consider these 14 instructions on how to love one another well for the glory of God and the hallowing of His name on the earth!

#1 – PRAY FOR One Another ~ James 5:16
 Confess your trespasses to one another, and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The effective, fervent prayer of a righteous man avails much.

#2 – GREET One Another ~ 1 Corinthians 16:20
 All the brethren greet you. Greet one another with a holy kiss.

#3 – BE KINDLY AFFECTIONATE To One Another ~ Romans 12:10
 Be kindly affectionate to one another with brotherly love, in honor giving preference to one another…

#4 – GIVE PREFERENCE To One Another ~ Romans 12:10
 Be kindly affectionate to one another with brotherly love, in honor giving preference to one another…

#5 – LIVE PEACEFULLY WITH EACH OTHER ~ Romans 12:16
 Be of the same mind toward one another. Do not set your mind on high things, but associate with the humble. Do not be wise in your own opinion.

#6 – ENCOURAGE One Another ~ 1 Thessalonians 5:11
 Therefore comfort (encourage) each other and edify one another, just as you also are doing.

#7 – ACCEPT One Another ~ Romans 15:7 
Therefore receive one another, just as Christ also received us, to the glory of God.

#8 – ADMONISH & WARN One Another ~ 2 Thessalonians 3:15 Yet do not count him as an enemy, but admonish him as a brother.

#9 – SERVE One Another ~ Galatians 5:13
 For you, brethren, have been called to liberty; only do not use liberty as an opportunity for the flesh, but through love serve one another.

#10 – BE PATIENT With One Another ~ 1 Thessalonians 5:14
 Now we exhort you, brethren, warn those who are unruly, comfort the fainthearted, uphold the weak, be patient with all.

#11 – BEAR One Another’s BURDENS ~ Galatians 6:2 Bear one another’s burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.

#12 – BE KIND To One Another ~ Ephesians 4:32
 And be kind to one another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God in Christ forgave you.

#13 – SUBMIT To One Another ~ 1 Peter 5:5 
Likewise you younger people, submit yourselves to your elders. Yes, all of you be submissive to one another, and be clothed with humility, for “God resists the proud, but gives grace to the humble.”

#14 – BE HOSPITABLE To One Another ~ 1 Peter 4:9 Be hospitable to one another without grumbling.