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Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God.
let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.
Matthew 5:44- 45
love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, so that you may be sons of your Father who is in heaven; for He causes His sun to rise on the evil and the good, and sends rain on the righteous and the unrighteous.
In everything, therefore, treat people the same way you want them to treat you, for this is the Law and the Prophets.
1 Thessalonians 5:14-15
And we urge you, brothers and sisters, warn those who are idle and disruptive, encourage the disheartened, help the weak, be patient with everyone. Make sure that nobody pays back wrong for wrong, but always strive to do what is good for each other and for everyone else.
You, my brothers and sisters, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the flesh; rather, serve one another humbly in love. For the entire law is fulfilled in keeping this one command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.”If you bite and devour each other, watch out or you will be destroyed by each other.
So I say, walk by the Spirit, and you will not gratify the desires of the flesh. For the flesh desires what is contrary to the Spirit, and the Spirit what is contrary to the flesh. They are in conflict with each other, so that you are not to do whatever you want. But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the law.
make my joy complete by being of the same mind, maintaining the same love, united in spirit, intent on one purpose.
do not merely look out for your own personal interests, but also[/b for the interests of others.
1 Peter 3:8
Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble.
Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God. Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.
In his introduction to the Letter to the Romans, he talks about how the spirit enabled him and his associates to be Apostles of the Gospel, and then gives its purpose as:
It is true that Paul said we are justified by Faith and not by Law, but that is ONLY because we are directly with The Holy Spirit when we live in love as he said in Galatians 5:18.
I meant the definition that goes with your earlier statement about how good works comes from being saved.
Is there one in particular you favor?
The dilemma is ..that it is "babel"(confusion) to those that believe that there is "life" in it.