30 Important Bible Verses About Inclusion

Romans 15:7 – The Lord Welcomes All

“Accept one another, then, just as Christ accepted you, in order to bring praise to God.”

Galatians 3:28 – Unity in Christ

“There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus.”

Matthew 5:46-47 – Love and Inclusion

“If you love those who love you, what reward will you get? Are not even the tax collectors doing that? And if you greet only your own people, what are you doing more than others? Do not even pagans do that?”

James 2:1-4 – No Partiality

“My brothers and sisters, believers in our glorious Lord Jesus Christ must not show favoritism. Suppose a man comes into your meeting wearing a gold ring and fine clothes, and a poor man in filthy old clothes also comes in. If you show special attention to the man wearing fine clothes and say, ‘Here’s a good seat for you,’ but say to the poor man, ‘You stand there’ or ‘Sit on the floor by my feet,’ have you not discriminated among yourselves and become judges with evil thoughts?”

Mark 12:31 – Love Your Neighbor

“The second is this: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ There is no commandment greater than these.”

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1 Corinthians 12:13 – One Spirit, One Body

“For we were all baptized by one Spirit so as to form one body—whether Jews or Gentiles, slave or free—and we were all given the one Spirit to drink.”

Titus 2:11-14 – The Grace of God Offers Salvation for All

“For the grace of God has appeared that offers salvation to all people. It teaches us to say ‘No’ to ungodliness and worldly passions and to live self-controlled, upright and godly lives in this present age, while we wait for the blessed hope—the appearing of the glory of our great God and Savior, Jesus Christ, who gave himself for us to redeem us from all wickedness and to purify for himself a people that are his very own, eager to do what is good.”

Acts 10:34-35 – God Shows No Partiality

“Then Peter began to speak: ‘I now realize how true it is that God does not show favoritism but accepts from every nation the one who fears him and does what is right.”

Matthew 25:40 – Serving Others with Love

“The King will reply, ‘Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me.”

1 Timothy 2:3-4 – God Desires All to be Saved

“This is good, and pleases God our Savior, who wants all people to be saved and to come to a knowledge of the truth.”

1 John 4:19 – Loving Others Because He First Loved Us

“We love because he first loved us.”

Luke 10:27 – Loving God and Neighbor

“He answered, ‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind’; and, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.”

Ephesians 4:32 – Be Kind and Compassionate

“Be kind and compassionate to one another, forgiving each other, just as in Christ God forgave you.”

Colossians 3:11 – Christ is All, and in All

“Here there is no Gentile or Jew, circumcised or uncircumcised, barbarian, Scythian, slave or free, but Christ is all, and is in all.”

Matthew 22:37-39 – Greatest Commandments

“Jesus replied: ‘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. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.”

Leviticus 19:34 – Love the Foreigner as Yourself

“The foreigner residing among you must be treated as your native-born. Love them as yourself, for you were foreigners in Egypt. I am the LORD your God.”

John 13:34-35 – Love One Another

“A new command I give you: Love one another. As I have loved you, so you must love one another. By this everyone will know that you are my disciples if you love one another.”

Proverbs 22:2 – Rich and Poor Have This in Common

“Rich and poor have this in common: The LORD is the Maker of them all.”

Psalm 133:1 – The Blessing of Unity

“How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity!”

John 10:16 – One Flock, One Shepherd

“I have other sheep that are not of this sheep pen. I must bring them also. They too will listen to my voice, and there shall be one flock and one shepherd.”

1 Peter 4:8 – Love Covers a Multitude of Sins

“Above all, love each other deeply, because love covers over a multitude of sins.”

Matthew 7:12 – The Golden Rule

“So in everything, do to others what you would have them do to you, for this sums up the Law and the Prophets.”

Isaiah 56:6-7 – House of Prayer for All Nations

“And foreigners who bind themselves to the LORD to minister to him, to love the name of the LORD, and to be his servants, all who keep the Sabbath without desecrating it and who hold fast to my covenant—these I will bring to my holy mountain and give them joy in my house of prayer. Their burnt offerings and sacrifices will be accepted on my altar; for my house will be called a house of prayer for all nations.”

Deuteronomy 10:19 – Love the Foreigner

“And you are to love those who are foreigners, for you yourselves were foreigners in Egypt.”

John 17:21 – Unity of Believers

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

Romans 12:5 – Many Members, One Body

“So in Christ, though many, we form one body, and each member belongs to all the others.”

1 Corinthians 10:32 – Do Not Offend Others

“Do not cause anyone to stumble, whether Jews, Greeks or the church of God.”

James 2:8-9 – Love Your Neighbor as Yourself

“If you really keep the royal law found in Scripture, ‘Love your neighbor as yourself,’ you are doing right. But if you show favoritism, you sin and are convicted by the law as lawbreakers.”

Psalm 145:9 – The LORD is Good to All

“The LORD is good to all; he has compassion on all he has made.”

1 John 3:17 – Love in Action

“If anyone has material possessions and sees a brother or sister in need but has no pity on them, how can the love of God be in that person?”

Acts 8:30-31 – God’s Inclusive Message

“Then Philip ran up to the chariot and heard the man reading Isaiah the prophet. ‘Do you understand what you are reading?’ Philip asked. ‘How can I,’ he said, ‘unless someone explains it to me?’ So he invited Philip to come up and sit with him.”

Psalm 36:7 – God’s Great Love Reaches to the Heavens

“How priceless is your unfailing love, O God! People take refuge in the shadow of your wings.”

John 3:16 – God’s Love for the World

“For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.”

Acts 17:26-27 – God’s Design and Inclusive Love

“From one man he made all the nations, that they should inhabit the whole earth; and he marked out their appointed times in history and the boundaries of their lands. God did this so that they would seek him and perhaps reach out for him and find him, though he is not far from any one of us.”

Psalm 68:6 – God Sets the Lonely in Families

“God sets the lonely in families; he leads out the prisoners with singing; but the rebellious live in a sun-scorched land.”

Acts 10:28 – No Favoritism with God

“He said to them: ‘You are well aware that it is against our law for a Jew to associate with or visit a Gentile. But God has shown me that I should not call anyone impure or unclean.”

John 15:12 – Love One Another

“My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you.”

Psalm 33:5 – The Earth is Full of God’s Love

“The earth is full of the goodness of the LORD.”

2 Peter 3:9 – The Lord is Patient with Everyone

“The Lord is not slow in keeping his promise, as some understand slowness. Instead he is patient with you, not wanting anyone to perish, but everyone to come to repentance.”

Psalm 117:2 – Great is His Love Towards Us

“For great is his love toward us, and the faithfulness of the LORD endures forever. Praise the LORD.”

Romans 9:25 – Called and Loved by God

“I will call them ‘my people’ who are not my people; and I will call her ‘my loved one’ who is not my loved one.”

1 Timothy 1:15-16 – Christ Came to Save Sinners

“Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners—of whom I am the worst. But for that very reason I was shown mercy so that in me, the worst of sinners, Christ Jesus might display his immense patience as an example for those who would believe in him and receive eternal life.”

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