100 Bible Verses about Fellowship

1 Thessalonians 5:11 ESV / 553 helpful votes

Therefore encourage one another and build one another up, just as you are doing.

Hebrews 10:25 ESV / 404 helpful votes

Not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.

Ecclesiastes 4:9-12 ESV / 383 helpful votes

Two are better than one, because they have a good reward for their toil. For if they fall, one will lift up his fellow. But woe to him who is alone when he falls and has not another to lift him up! Again, if two lie together, they keep warm, but how can one keep warm alone? And though a man might prevail against one who is alone, two will withstand him—a threefold cord is not quickly broken.

1 John 1:3 ESV / 328 helpful votes

That which we have seen and heard we proclaim also to you, so that you too may have fellowship with us; and indeed our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ.

Proverbs 27:17 ESV / 286 helpful votes

Iron sharpens iron, and one man sharpens another.

Matthew 18:20 ESV / 269 helpful votes

For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.”

Hebrews 10:24 ESV / 262 helpful votes

And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works,

1 John 1:7 ESV / 217 helpful votes

But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin.

Galatians 6:2 ESV / 198 helpful votes

Bear one another's burdens, and so fulfill the law of Christ.

Acts 2:42 ESV / 184 helpful votes

And they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and the prayers.

1 Peter 3:8 ESV / 172 helpful votes

Finally, all of you, have unity of mind, sympathy, brotherly love, a tender heart, and a humble mind.

Acts 2:44-47 ESV / 161 helpful votes

And all who believed were together and had all things in common. And they were selling their possessions and belongings and distributing the proceeds to all, as any had need. And day by day, attending the temple together and breaking bread in their homes, they received their food with glad and generous hearts, praising God and having favor with all the people. And the Lord added to their number day by day those who were being saved.

Romans 1:12 ESV / 153 helpful votes

That is, that we may be mutually encouraged by each other's faith, both yours and mine.

John 17:21-23 ESV / 127 helpful votes

That they may all be one, just as you, Father, are in me, and I in you, that they also may be in us, so that the world may believe that you have sent me. The glory that you have given me I have given to them, that they may be one even as we are one, I in them and you in me, that they may become perfectly one, so that the world may know that you sent me and loved them even as you loved me.

Ephesians 5:30 ESV / 118 helpful votes

Because we are members of his body.

1 Corinthians 1:9 ESV / 114 helpful votes

God is faithful, by whom you were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord.

1 John 4:11-13 ESV / 100 helpful votes

Beloved, if God so loved us, we also ought to love one another. No one has ever seen God; if we love one another, God abides in us and his love is perfected in us. By this we know that we abide in him and he in us, because he has given us of his Spirit.

Ephesians 5:11 ESV / 86 helpful votes

Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them.

1 Corinthians 12:12 ESV / 84 helpful votes

For just as the body is one and has many members, and all the members of the body, though many, are one body, so it is with Christ.

Colossians 3:16 ESV / 81 helpful votes

Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, teaching and admonishing one another in all wisdom, singing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, with thankfulness in your hearts to God.

Colossians 2:2 ESV / 77 helpful votes

That their hearts may be encouraged, being knit together in love, to reach all the riches of full assurance of understanding and the knowledge of God's mystery, which is Christ,

John 13:34 ESV / 69 helpful votes

A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another.

Psalm 55:14 ESV / 68 helpful votes

We used to take sweet counsel together; within God's house we walked in the throng.

2 Corinthians 6:14 ESV / 67 helpful votes

Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness?

John 17:21 ESV / 66 helpful votes

That they may all be one, just as you, Father, are in me, and I in you, that they also may be in us, so that the world may believe that you have sent me.

1 Thessalonians 5:14 ESV / 65 helpful votes

And we urge you, brothers, admonish the idle, encourage the fainthearted, help the weak, be patient with them all.

2 Corinthians 13:14 ESV / 62 helpful votes

The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ and the love of God and the fellowship of the Holy Spirit be with you all.

Philippians 2:2 ESV / 61 helpful votes

Complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind.

Ephesians 4:11-16 ESV / 60 helpful votes

And he gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ, until we all attain to the unity of the faith and of the knowledge of the Son of God, to mature manhood, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ, so that we may no longer be children, tossed to and fro by the waves and carried about by every wind of doctrine, by human cunning, by craftiness in deceitful schemes. Rather, speaking the truth in love, we are to grow up in every way into him who is the head, into Christ, ...

Acts 2:44 ESV / 59 helpful votes

And all who believed were together and had all things in common.

Philippians 1:5 ESV / 57 helpful votes

Because of your partnership in the gospel from the first day until now.

Galatians 6:10 ESV / 57 helpful votes

So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith.

Hebrews 10:24-25 ESV / 56 helpful votes

And let us consider how to stir up one another to love and good works, not neglecting to meet together, as is the habit of some, but encouraging one another, and all the more as you see the Day drawing near.

Revelation 3:20 ESV / 54 helpful votes

Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.

Philippians 2:1 ESV / 54 helpful votes

So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy,

Galatians 2:9 ESV / 53 helpful votes

And when James and Cephas and John, who seemed to be pillars, perceived the grace that was given to me, they gave the right hand of fellowship to Barnabas and me, that we should go to the Gentiles and they to the circumcised.

2 Corinthians 13:11 ESV / 52 helpful votes

Finally, brothers, rejoice. Aim for restoration, comfort one another, agree with one another, live in peace; and the God of love and peace will be with you.

Ephesians 5:19 ESV / 50 helpful votes

Addressing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody to the Lord with your heart,

1 Corinthians 15:33 ESV / 49 helpful votes

Do not be deceived: “Bad company ruins good morals.”

1 John 1:5-7 ESV / 45 helpful votes

This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all. If we say we have fellowship with him while we walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth. But if we walk in the light, as he is in the light, we have fellowship with one another, and the blood of Jesus his Son cleanses us from all sin.

1 Corinthians 12:27 ESV / 44 helpful votes

Now you are the body of Christ and individually members of it.

1 Corinthians 1:10 ESV / 43 helpful votes

I appeal to you, brothers, by the name of our Lord Jesus Christ, that all of you agree, and that there be no divisions among you, but that you be united in the same mind and the same judgment.

Romans 12:10 ESV / 43 helpful votes

Love one another with brotherly affection. Outdo one another in showing honor.

Philippians 2:1-5 ESV / 42 helpful votes

So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind. Do nothing from rivalry or conceit, but in humility count others more significant than yourselves. Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others. Have this mind among yourselves, which is yours in Christ Jesus,

1 Peter 4:9 ESV / 41 helpful votes

Show hospitality to one another without grumbling.

Romans 1:11-12 ESV / 41 helpful votes

For I long to see you, that I may impart to you some spiritual gift to strengthen you— that is, that we may be mutually encouraged by each other's faith, both yours and mine.

James 5:16 ESV / 39 helpful votes

Therefore, confess your sins to one another and pray for one another, that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous person has great power as it is working.

Acts 4:32 ESV / 39 helpful votes

Now the full number of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one said that any of the things that belonged to him was his own, but they had everything in common.

Malachi 3:16 ESV / 39 helpful votes

Then those who feared the Lord spoke with one another. The Lord paid attention and heard them, and a book of remembrance was written before him of those who feared the Lord and esteemed his name.

1 John 4:13 ESV / 34 helpful votes

By this we know that we abide in him and he in us, because he has given us of his Spirit.

Hebrews 3:13 ESV / 34 helpful votes

But exhort one another every day, as long as it is called “today,” that none of you may be hardened by the deceitfulness of sin.

1 John 4:7 ESV / 33 helpful votes

Beloved, let us love one another, for love is from God, and whoever loves has been born of God and knows God.

2 Corinthians 6:16 ESV / 33 helpful votes

What agreement has the temple of God with idols? For we are the temple of the living God; as God said, “I will make my dwelling among them and walk among them, and I will be their God, and they shall be my people.

Psalm 133:1 ESV / 33 helpful votes

A Song of Ascents. Of David. Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity!

Exodus 29:45 ESV / 33 helpful votes

I will dwell among the people of Israel and will be their God.

Philippians 3:10 ESV / 31 helpful votes

That I may know him and the power of his resurrection, and may share his sufferings, becoming like him in his death,

John 15:12 ESV / 31 helpful votes

“This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you.

Ephesians 3:9 ESV / 30 helpful votes

And to bring to light for everyone what is the plan of the mystery hidden for ages in God who created all things,

1 Corinthians 10:20 ESV / 29 helpful votes

No, I imply that what pagans sacrifice they offer to demons and not to God. I do not want you to be participants with demons.

Acts 1:14 ESV / 29 helpful votes

All these with one accord were devoting themselves to prayer, together with the women and Mary the mother of Jesus, and his brothers.

John 13:34-35 ESV / 29 helpful votes

A new commandment I give to you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”

Psalm 133:1-3 ESV / 29 helpful votes

A Song of Ascents. Of David. Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity! It is like the precious oil on the head, running down on the beard, on the beard of Aaron, running down on the collar of his robes! It is like the dew of Hermon, which falls on the mountains of Zion! For there the Lord has commanded the blessing, life forevermore.

2 John 1:9-11 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Everyone who goes on ahead and does not abide in the teaching of Christ, does not have God. Whoever abides in the teaching has both the Father and the Son. If anyone comes to you and does not bring this teaching, do not receive him into your house or give him any greeting, for whoever greets him takes part in his wicked works.

1 John 1:6 ESV / 28 helpful votes

If we say we have fellowship with him while we walk in darkness, we lie and do not practice the truth.

Philippians 1:7 ESV / 28 helpful votes

It is right for me to feel this way about you all, because I hold you in my heart, for you are all partakers with me of grace, both in my imprisonment and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel.

Matthew 6:33 ESV / 28 helpful votes

But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.

1 John 4:8 ESV / 27 helpful votes

Anyone who does not love does not know God, because God is love.

Romans 12:5 ESV / 27 helpful votes

So we, though many, are one body in Christ, and individually members one of another.

1 John 1:1-10 ESV / 26 helpful votes

That which was from the beginning, which we have heard, which we have seen with our eyes, which we looked upon and have touched with our hands, concerning the word of life— the life was made manifest, and we have seen it, and testify to it and proclaim to you the eternal life, which was with the Father and was made manifest to us— that which we have seen and heard we proclaim also to you, so that you too may have fellowship with us; and indeed our fellowship is with the Father and with his Son Jesus Christ. And we are writing these things so that our joy may be complete. This is the message we have heard from him and proclaim to you, that God is light, and in him is no darkness at all. ...

1 Corinthians 10:16 ESV / 26 helpful votes

The cup of blessing that we bless, is it not a participation in the blood of Christ? The bread that we break, is it not a participation in the body of Christ?

John 17:23 ESV / 26 helpful votes

I in them and you in me, that they may become perfectly one, so that the world may know that you sent me and loved them even as you loved me.

Acts 2:1-47 ESV / 25 helpful votes

When the day of Pentecost arrived, they were all together in one place. And suddenly there came from heaven a sound like a mighty rushing wind, and it filled the entire house where they were sitting. And divided tongues as of fire appeared to them and rested on each one of them. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues as the Spirit gave them utterance. Now there were dwelling in Jerusalem Jews, devout men from every nation under heaven. ...

1 John 3:24 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Whoever keeps his commandments abides in God, and God in him. And by this we know that he abides in us, by the Spirit whom he has given us.

2 Corinthians 6:14-17 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers. For what partnership has righteousness with lawlessness? Or what fellowship has light with darkness? What accord has Christ with Belial? Or what portion does a believer share with an unbeliever? What agreement has the temple of God with idols? For we are the temple of the living God; as God said, “I will make my dwelling among them and walk among them, and I will be their God, and they shall be my people. Therefore go out from their midst, and be separate from them, says the Lord, and touch no unclean thing; then I will welcome you,

1 Thessalonians 4:18 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Therefore encourage one another with these words.

Ephesians 5:2 ESV / 23 helpful votes

And walk in love, as Christ loved us and gave himself up for us, a fragrant offering and sacrifice to God.

Romans 16:17 ESV / 23 helpful votes

I appeal to you, brothers, to watch out for those who cause divisions and create obstacles contrary to the doctrine that you have been taught; avoid them.

1 John 3:16 ESV / 21 helpful votes

By this we know love, that he laid down his life for us, and we ought to lay down our lives for the brothers.

Romans 14:1-4 ESV / 21 helpful votes

As for the one who is weak in faith, welcome him, but not to quarrel over opinions. One person believes he may eat anything, while the weak person eats only vegetables. Let not the one who eats despise the one who abstains, and let not the one who abstains pass judgment on the one who eats, for God has welcomed him. Who are you to pass judgment on the servant of another? It is before his own master that he stands or falls. And he will be upheld, for the Lord is able to make him stand.

John 13:35 ESV / 21 helpful votes

By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another.”

Leviticus 26:12 ESV / 21 helpful votes

And I will walk among you and will be your God, and you shall be my people.

Philemon 1:6 ESV / 20 helpful votes

And I pray that the sharing of your faith may become effective for the full knowledge of every good thing that is in us for the sake of Christ.

Romans 14:1 ESV / 20 helpful votes

As for the one who is weak in faith, welcome him, but not to quarrel over opinions.

Hebrews 13:16 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Do not neglect to do good and to share what you have, for such sacrifices are pleasing to God.

Hebrews 13:1 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Let brotherly love continue.

Philippians 2:1-2 ESV / 19 helpful votes

So if there is any encouragement in Christ, any comfort from love, any participation in the Spirit, any affection and sympathy, complete my joy by being of the same mind, having the same love, being in full accord and of one mind.

Genesis 2:18 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Then the Lord God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper fit for him.”

1 Peter 2:17 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the emperor.

John 14:20-23 ESV / 18 helpful votes

In that day you will know that I am in my Father, and you in me, and I in you. Whoever has my commandments and keeps them, he it is who loves me. And he who loves me will be loved by my Father, and I will love him and manifest myself to him.” Judas (not Iscariot) said to him, “Lord, how is it that you will manifest yourself to us, and not to the world?” Jesus answered him, “If anyone loves me, he will keep my word, and my Father will love him, and we will come to him and make our home with him.

Psalm 94:20 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Can wicked rulers be allied with you, those who frame injustice by statute?

Leviticus 6:2 ESV / 18 helpful votes

“If anyone sins and commits a breach of faith against the Lord by deceiving his neighbor in a matter of deposit or security, or through robbery, or if he has oppressed his neighbor

1 John 5:20 ESV / 16 helpful votes

And we know that the Son of God has come and has given us understanding, so that we may know him who is true; and we are in him who is true, in his Son Jesus Christ. He is the true God and eternal life.

1 John 2:28 ESV / 16 helpful votes

And now, little children, abide in him, so that when he appears we may have confidence and not shrink from him in shame at his coming.

2 Corinthians 6:17 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Therefore go out from their midst, and be separate from them, says the Lord, and touch no unclean thing; then I will welcome you,

Ephesians 2:14-22 ESV / 15 helpful votes

For he himself is our peace, who has made us both one and has broken down in his flesh the dividing wall of hostility by abolishing the law of commandments expressed in ordinances, that he might create in himself one new man in place of the two, so making peace, and might reconcile us both to God in one body through the cross, thereby killing the hostility. And he came and preached peace to you who were far off and peace to those who were near. For through him we both have access in one Spirit to the Father. ...

1 Corinthians 12:13 ESV / 15 helpful votes

For in one Spirit we were all baptized into one body—Jews or Greeks, slaves or free—and all were made to drink of one Spirit.

1 Corinthians 2:1-16 ESV / 15 helpful votes

And I, when I came to you, brothers, did not come proclaiming to you the testimony of God with lofty speech or wisdom. For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified. And I was with you in weakness and in fear and much trembling, and my speech and my message were not in plausible words of wisdom, but in demonstration of the Spirit and of power, that your faith might not rest in the wisdom of men but in the power of God. ...

Matthew 28:20 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Teaching them to observe all that I have commanded you. And behold, I am with you always, to the end of the age.”

Proverbs 14:7 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Leave the presence of a fool, for there you do not meet words of knowledge.

2 John 1:9 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Everyone who goes on ahead and does not abide in the teaching of Christ, does not have God. Whoever abides in the teaching has both the Father and the Son.

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